The Counseling Services office offers time-limited counseling
sessions with qualified mental health professionals to matriculated
students of Mount Saint Mary College enrolled during the current
Counseling is a collaborative process that involves the
development of a unique, confidential, and supportive relationship.
Counselors act as facilitators in helping students better
understand themselves, their feelings and behaviors, and their
relationships with others. Counseling assists in the development of
insight and coping skills to deal with challenges such as anxiety,
depression, and relationship issues. Additionally, counseling
provides an invaluable forum to discuss concerns, problems, and
decisions with an objective professional.
Off-Campus Referral Services
Students that are determined to require long-term, intensive
treatment and/or who present with issues that require services
beyond the scope of our office will be referred to appropriate
treatment services off- campus. Referrals are also provided for
students who opt not to utilize our services.
Online Mental Health Screenings
Mental health is a key part of your overall health. Brief
screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you
care about should connect with a mental health professional - they
are a checkup from your neck up. This program is completely
anonymous and confidential, and immediately following the brief
questionnaire you will see your results, recommendations, and key
resources. Click here
to start your screening today.
Consultation and Outreach
The Counseling Services office is available for consultation to
college faculty, administration, and departments for issues related
to mental health, counseling, and performance. We are also
available to make presentations and provide training on a wide
variety of topics.
Mental Health Emergencies
If you are experiencing a crisis, or have serious reason to
believe that someone you know is a danger to themselves or others,
please do not hesitate to contact the Counseling Services office
immediately. Should a crisis or emergency situation arise after
hours, the Office of Security and Safety (845-569-3200) can assist
students and help them connect with Counseling Services personnel