Counseling Services promotes the mental health and well-being of students. We are committed to addressing students’ mental health concerns through direct service to individuals and groups, program planning, and policy development.
We provide short-term individual counseling for students. Students who need long-range treatment and/or more intensive services, including after-hours crisis intervention, are referred to community providers. We also provide referrals to community resources and access to a free self-help resource cabinet featuring pamphlets, articles and other resource materials.
Counseling is free and confidential for all Alverno students.
Appointments are recommended. Students experiencing a crisis can usually be seen the same day that they request an appointment, and most students are usually seen within 48 hours of their initial request for services.
If you come to the office and there is not a counselor available, complete an appointment request slip and a counselor will contact you as soon as possible to schedule an appointment.
If it’s important to you, it’s important to us. We try to accommodate students in crisis; however, scheduled appointments do take precedence over walk-in appointments. If you are experiencing a mental health emergency and can’t wait to be seen, your options are:
If you have experienced sexual assault, harassment, violence or discrimination, click here for specific resources and information.