Personal Counseling Services for Students

Personal Counseling’s diverse range of student services are designed to meet you where you are—and give you the resources you need, whether that’s one-on-one counseling, group meetings, or just some advice for some self-care. If you need some guidance in exploring the options available, reach out to Personal Counseling to help create a personal well-being plan that’s right for you.

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Self-Care and Self-Maintenance

Self-care is about taking an active role in protecting your own well-being and happiness. Learn how to use these tools on their own or use them in combination with other services to prioritize your health and wellness.

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Peer Connection

We are wired to be social. Taking part in peer-led groups or other forms of campus involvement can both enhance your college experience and boost your emotional well-being, giving you a vital sense of connection and belonging.

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Campus Support

Penn State Behrend offers a range of student support services. Whether you’re looking for academic assistance, health services, recreational activities, or more, campus offices can help you on your college journey.

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Wellness Consultation

What’s affecting your life? Wellness Consultations offer coaching, resources, and support on whole-body topics, all designed to help you strengthen your overall physical, mental, and emotional wellness. 

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Groups and Workshops

Personal Counseling offers group counseling sessions and workshops, providing a confidential environment for self-discovery and personal growth, while also fostering healthy hobbies, interests, and connections within the Behrend community.

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Individual Counseling

No matter what you’re dealing with, individual counseling sessions are here to help. Speak one-on-one with a counselor to help address personal concerns like stress, relationships, grief, anxiety and depression, motivation, and more.

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Off-Campus Resources

If your needs go beyond Personal Counseling’s scope of practice, including psychiatric care or ongoing long-term therapy, we can refer you to off-campus resources to ensure you secure the appropriate support.

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Crisis and Emergency Services

If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis or feeling suicidal, immediate help is available. Our counselors are on hand Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., to provide immediate assistance. Outside of our office hours, other crisis intervention services are available.