The 咨询中心 provides confidential, professional counseling to Mercyhurst University students at no direct charge to the student. Our staff recognizes the challenges that university students face as they transition from home to the campus 和 are experienced in assisting students with a number of concerns including adjustment to college, peer or family relationships, 抑郁症, 焦虑和压力, alcohol or other substances, 饮食失调, 愤怒管理, 悲伤, 损失, 或创伤.
To make an appointment, students can call 814-824-3650. Students experiencing urgent or crisis concerns can walk-in at the Center during an open hour advertised each semester. Students requiring crisis services after hours or on weekends can access crisis counseling by contacting Police 和 Safety at 814-824-3911.
Mercyhurst 咨询中心 promotes the balance of mind, body 和 spirit necessary for the achievement of full student potential. Mindful that young adulthood is a time of profound development 和 change, the 咨询中心 strives to respond 同情ately 和 professionally to the psychological, 关系, 情感, 和 spiritual issues of students. The counseling process helps students engage in 同情ate self-reflection acquiring the skills 和 knowledge necessary to transform personal difficulties into healthier ways of relating to self 和 others.
We respect the dignity 和 worth of all students as maturing individuals with unique perspectives 和 contributions, 和 value the diverse backgrounds, 能力, 和 orientations of each member of our student body. The Center upholds the confidentiality of the individual student in a manner respectful of privacy 和 consistent with professional ethics 和 community laws. We collaborate with faculty, 政府, students 和 others on initiatives 和 events that work toward our collective goal of maintaining a safe 和 healthy campus. The Center supports the development of 情感 resilience, 健康的生活方式, 和 respect for self 和 others as we seek to empower students to flourish in the Mercyhurst community 和 in the world.
Location: 4118 Briggs Avenue
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. 至下午5时.m.
MU brings in Pet Companion(s) periodically through partnerships with local organizations 和 individuals. These companions can appear at various on campus locations, including but not limited to:
- Exam Room / Doctor's 访问s
Pet companion(s) aid in:
- Physiological relief from academic 和 personal stress,
- Reduce stress, blood pressure 和 anxiety,
- Provide unconditional affection,
- Stimulate interaction with those who have difficulty communicating or problems with verbalization, 和
- Provide a safe, temporary diversion when dealing with 情感ly intense issues.
Health Insurance Information
All Mercyhurst University students are strongly advised to have health insurance coverage. If you do not have insurance, 和 you would like to obtain it through Mercyhurst, 访问此页面. This site will provide you with detailed information on the insurance plan, as well as a link for enrollment.
Our staff includes psychologists, 持牌社会工作者, 和 counselors who approach the students 和 their concerns with respect, 同情, 和鼓励. The center works collaboratively with health center physicians, 咨询心理医生, etc to provide medication evaluation in select situations
The 咨询中心 adheres to the confidentiality st和ards defined by Pennsylvania state law. Counseling information is not kept in the student's educational record. Confidentiality allows students to be open 和 honest in explaining their concerns.