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Counseling Services

Counseling Services provides a supportive environment in which students are encouraged to seek solutions to any social, emotional, or behavioral barriers to their success. We operate from a brief therapy model in which students are helped to define goals and seek solutions to their personal, social, or academic concerns.  We provide confidential services which are included in tuition to address concerns ranging from challenges with adjustment to college, stress, depression, anxiety, grief/loss, relationship concerns, substance abuse, anger, self-harm, eating concerns, identity development, and more.

Campus Communications

June 2, 2020

A Message from Becker College Counseling Services Office

As we continue to struggle with the effects of a pandemic, new societal stressors have emerged.

Following the killing of George Floyd, there has been a concomitant escalation of anger, strife, and despair in communities across America. This has resulted in historic civil protests, cultural unrest and authoritative government response. Students watching, participating in, or being affected by these events, may be experiencing increased stressors, fears, and anxiety.

We have implemented a weekly “Let’s Chat” conversation forum, through www.Becker.edu.  Every Wednesday at noon, Dr. Paul Butler leads an online conversation pertinent to issues facing students today. We encourage all Becker College students to participate!

Please also be aware, Becker College Counseling Services are available to assist the student population, throughout the summer months, and into the Fall semester. (Watch for information)

Currently, the Becker College Counseling Services Office is providing mental health therapy services through Doxy.me, an online HIPAA compliant platform. This requires that the student have an internet connection, and a computer or phone, equipped with a camera. Ongoing psychotherapy and psychiatry clients will receive links to their care provider’s Doxy.me page.

If you are unable to communicate this way, please, contact the Counseling Services office. We will work to accommodate.

Psychotherapists are available for consultation to help students adjust and cope. Students seeking support are encouraged to fill out the request form found at https://www.becker.edu/student-life/student-support/counseling/. Students should include the times they are available to conference online. The counseling center will reply with an appointment time for a counselor and Doxy.me Telehealth link.

If you are unable to facilitate an online telehealth appointment, please call 508.373.9551 or email counseling@becker.edu .

 


Contact Information and Hours

Main Phone: 508.373.9551
Main Email: counseling@becker.edu
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Locations

Worcester Campus
Boutin Student Center, 2nd Floor
44 West Street
Worcester, MA 01609

Leicester Campus
Marsh Hall
964 Main Street
Leicester, MA 01524


Schedule an Appointment - Counseling

  • If you do not receive a follow-up call within 24 hours (excluding holidays and weekends), please contact the Counseling Center directly by phone. Thanks and have a great day.

Mental Health Support: after hours/weekends

If you are a parent or family member who is concerned about the safety of your student after business hours, call Campus Police at 508.373.9555, or x 9555 from any campus landline phone. Becker College Campus Police are trained first responders who will provide immediate support and secure emergency transport as needed.

Summer hours: 9 am-4 pm. Closed Fridays through August 7. --- COVID-19 Communications and FAQs.Click here