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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

April 8, 2020

A Message from Becker College Counseling Services Office

During this time of online learning, the Becker College Counseling Services Office will provide mental health therapy services through Doxy.me, an online medical 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.

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 .

For general information about the coronavirus and Becker College updates, please continue to watch this web page for updates. If you have further questions, please contact covid19@becker.edu.

We recognize that the increased social isolation for students may cause additional stressors, fears, and anxiety. Remember that pandemics have happened before, and they eventually end. Please know that Becker College Counseling Services are available to assist the student population. Because of new information coming in every day and the many changes taking place, students should monitor the latest information.

Resources for Coping with COVID-19

If you feel you require immediate care, please contact emergency services in your area.

Here are some resources that are available to you:

Mental Health of America

1-800-273-TALK

www.nmha.org

Crisis Text Line

TEXT HOME to 741741

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1800-273-TALK

 


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.

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