Available Services



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

Relationship Difficulties?
Roommate Concerns?

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

  • Grief Group for students - Thursdays @ 6:00 PM. Contact John Asuncion (jasuncio@bard.edu) if you are interested in joining the group.
  • Drug and Alcohol Recovery Group has begun for the semester- Fridays 6:30-7:30pm in the BEOP Office. Contact David Hyman (djhyman@gmail.com) for more info. Or just show up!
  • Managing Anxiety and Depression Group. Contact Dinh Tran (dtran@bard.edu) for more information or to sign up for Spring'16.
  • 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 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.

Off-Campus Services

Mental Health Resources