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We provide individual, couples, and group counseling, assessment, consultation, referral, and campus outreach services to the Bard community. All services are free of charge and available to currently enrolled students throughout the academic year; see side bar for hours and additional counseling information. We can be reached at 845-758-7433 on weekdays from 9-5, or by email at counselingservice@bard.edu.

To make an appointment click on the button below. For after hours and weekend emergencies, please call security at 845-758-7777 and ask for the counselor on duty.


 

Counseling hours, beginning January 8, 2018

Monday through Friday
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Phone: 845-758-7433
Fax: 845-758-7437
Email: counselingservice@bard.edu

Groups will resume Spring 2018

Managing Anxiety and Mood Drop-in Group - Using both eastern and western approaches, we will cover different topics and strategies each week. Led by Bard Counseling staff. If interested please contact dcullen@bard.edu for more info or just show up.
Spring semester days and times TBA

 

Let's Talk During 2018

Let's Talk During 2018
Citizen Science hours are Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:30-1pm.
Spring 2018 hours are as follows:
Mondays 3-4pm, Kappa House
Wednesdays 12-1pm, Library, 2nd floor Room 202
Fridays 12-1pm, Bito Conservatory, Room 206
 

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Announcements and Updates

Wishing everyone a rejuvenating winter break!

Let's Talk Program
- free, confidential, walk-in counseling resumes 1/8/18. During Citizen Science Let's Talk will be offered every Monday and Wednesday from 11:30-1pm at the Health and Counseling Office. For more info about Let's Talk see side bar.

WHEN CLASSES ARE IN SESSION, FOR AFTER HOURS OR WEEKEND EMERGENCIES: please call security at 845-758-7460 or 845-758-7777 and ask for the counselor on duty.

If you, or someone you know is experiencing a crisis anytime please contact: 
*crisistextline.org - Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the US, anytime, about any type of crisis.
*ULIFELINE, the National Mental Health Hotline 24/7: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
*Dutchess County Helpline Call or Text 24/7: 845-485-9700 
*Family of Woodstock Hotline Call or Text 24/7: 845-679-2485

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