Available Services



Hours and Contact Information

We are open from 9-5pm Monday thru Friday, except for Thursday when we are open until 7pm. To make an appointment please click on the button below or go to our "Appointments" page.

Emergency after hours and weekends:
Call Security at 845-758-7460
or ext. 7777

Let's Talk

Stressed? Relationship Difficulties? Roommate Concerns?
Stop by and talk with a counselor. It's free. It's confidential. No appointment necessary!

Let's Talk will be offered:
Tuesdays  4-5pm Red Room,Campus Center
Wednesdays  12-1pm BEOP Office, Stone Row Quad
Thursdays  12-1 pm BEOP Office, Stone Row Quad

Announcements and Updates:

Stress Reduction Workshop Series, Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm in Admissions (Hopson Cottage). Email white@bard.edu for more info.

Grief Group, Tuesdays 4-5pm. Email white@bard.edu for more info.

Let's Talk Program continues (see sidebar for details).

Drug and Alcohol Recovery Group, Thursdays 7:30 in Admissions (Hopson Cottage), on-going. Email djhyman@gmail.com for more info.

Managing Anxiety and Depression Group forming for spring semester beginning 3/3 on Tuesdays 3:30-4:45pm. Contact mkolchin@bard.edu for more info.

FOR AFTER HOURS OR WEEKEND EMERGENCIES (when classes are in session),  please call security at 845-758-7460 or 845-758-7777 and ask for the counselor on duty.

Bard Services

  • Counseling-We offer primarily short-term, problem-focused counseling for individuals, couples, and groups. 
  • Groups-Current groups include: Grief Group (contact white@bard.edu), Managing Anxiety and Depression (contact mkolchin@bard.edu), Sexual Assault Survivors Support Group (contact valerielinetcsw@gmail.com), Drug and Alcohol Recovery Group (contact djhyman@gmail.com). For more information about available groups, please call us at 845-758-7433.
  • Stress Reduction Workshop Series-Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm, Admissions (Hopson Cottage) Feb 12- March 19, 2015 (contact white@bard.edu).
  • Let's Talk- A program that provides easy access to informal confidential consultations with Bard counselors. Counselors hold walk-in hours on a weekly basis. There is no appointment or fee necessary. See side bar for up to date info about locations and times.
  • Psychiatric Services-Students who are enrolled in Bard counseling may be referred to our consulting psychiatrist for evaluation or medication management.
  • Nutrition-Our consulting nutritionist offers individual meetings as well as community programming for students with questions or concerns related to food, diet, and nutrition.Please call to schedule an appointment at 845-758-7433. The nutritionist is available to meet one-on-one Fridays 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
 Community Appointment Transportation Services - Bard Student Resource Group provides free transportation for students with off-campus mental health needs. Contact: srgcats@bard.edu for driving availability.

Off-Campus Services


  •  Mental Health Resources in NYC