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Hours & Contact Info

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 pm

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

Let's Talk

Let's Talk Let's Talk resumes 2/1/16

Stop by and talk with a counselor. It's free. It's confidential. No appointment necessary!

Mondays 3 - 4 PM Counseling Offices

Wednesdays 12 - 1 PM BEOP (behind Stone Row)

Thursdays 5 - 6 PM BEOP

Announcements and Updates



WELCOME BACK!
  • Let's Talk Resumes February 1st.
    Let's Talk is free, it's confidential, and you don't need an appointment. If you would like to chat with a counselor stop by. See the sidebar for more information.
  • Grief Group for students will continue during Spring'16 semester and is accepting new referrals.
    Time:
    Thursdays @ 6:00 PM
    Contact:  John Asuncion (jasuncio@bard.edu) if you are interested in learning about or joining the group.
  • Drug and Alcohol Recovery Group resumes on 2/5/16
    Time:
    Fridays 6:00-7:00pm in Hopson Cottage/Admissions Office.
    Contact: David Hyman (djhyman@gmail.com) for more info. Or just show up.


 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.
You can also call ULIFELINE, the National Mental Health Hotline and speak with a trained local hotline counselor ANYTIME: 
Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
 

Bard Services

  • Counseling- We offer primarily short-term, problem-focused counseling for individuals, couples, and groups. 
  • Groups- Current groups include: Grief Group - contact jasuncion@bard.edu, Managing Anxiety and Depression - contact dtran@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.
  • 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 an evaluation or for medication management. There is a one-time charge of $25 for an initial psychiatric evaluation, payable by check, cash or it can be billed to the student through Student Accounts.
  • 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 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 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.

Local & Regional Mental Healthcare Providers

Transportation

  • Area Transportation - the campus shuttle services Red Hook & Tivoli and the Loop Bus services Poughkeepsie and points in between.
    Campus Shuttle and local LOOP Bus schedules
  • SRGCATS - the Student Resources Group Community Appointment Transportation Services is available to provide rides free of charge to off-campus mental health appointments. Rides may be arranged by emailing srgcats@bard.edu.
  • Zip Cars - there are two Zip Cars on campus located in the parking lot behind the Student Center. Visit Zip Car's website to sign up.