College is an exciting time for everyone. But it can also be challenging. The Student Counseling Center at La Salle is a valuable resource available on campus to assist students from diverse backgrounds discuss, confront, and resolve a variety of concerns. These include stress, anxiety, depression, hopelessness, loneliness, problems with identity, addictions, shyness, relationship difficulties, sexual issues, food and body image issues, family difficulties, and questions about academic or career development.
Services we provide for full-time undergraduate students and residential graduate students include:
- Individual counseling;
- Group counseling;
- Psychiatric consultation;
- Psychological assessment;
- Crisis intervention;
- Outreach and referral services.
We also offer consultation, education, and prevention strategies to the La Salle University community. Contact us at 215.951.1355 to schedule an appointment.
Students are strongly encouraged to schedule an appointment to best fit their schedule. An intake appointment can typically be made within a few business days of contacting us. In an emergency during the day, students will be seen without an appointment. Additionally, we have a designated Walk-in/Emergency Hour at 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
To schedule an appointment, you can visit our office in person or call 215.951.1355. Joanne Dooley, our administrative assistant, is always happy to help answer any questions or help you schedule an appointment. Should you need to cancel or reschedule, please call as soon as possible.
In the event of a mental health emergency after normal office hours, please call La Salle Public Safety at 215.951.2111 and they will direct your call. If you are off-campus, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room. The following numbers are additional sources of help:
Suicide Prevention Helpline
Crisis Text Line
Text START to 741-741
Students can trust in the Student Counseling Center as a safe and confidential space. The Student Counseling Center staff maintains strict professional standards of privacy and confidentiality under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and ethical guidelines set forth by the American Psychological Association.
Information will be released only with a student’s written consent or as may be required by law.