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No In-person appointments are offered at this time. We are working toward TeleMental Health Services.

If you are in distress, please know we are here to help. Students may contact CPS at any time by calling 740-593-1616. If calling after hours, press 1 to be connected to a counselor.


Want to receive confidential mental health Consultation and Referral?

Need support in dealing with an issue?

Want help with a hall program?

Are you worried about a friend?

Office Location:
Living Learning Center
Room 160

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY – Simply drop-in between 5pm and 10pm, Sunday to Friday!

Please note that CR office hours are closed when Living Learning Center Building is closed. CR office and LLC Building are closed on most national holidays. 

When CR office (Let's Talk Hours) is closed, if you need to consult with a counselor, please call Counseling and Psychological Services 740-593-1616. You are able to speak with a counselor using this number after business hours, weekends and on holidays.

In an emergency situation, call 911 for emergency assistance. To consult with a counselor, please call 740-593-1616.

About the CR Program:

The Counselor-in-Residence (CR) Program places professionally supervised mental health clinicians directly into residence halls to address the mental health concerns of residents and Residence Life staff. CRs are doctoral students in Clinical Psychology or Counselor Education programs who have a Master's degree and have completed at two years of supervised clinical training.

The objective of the CR program is to support the academic and personal growth of students through the provision of on-site and easily accessed consultation and mental-health support services. Services include:

  1. Providing Let's Talk hours to residents for mental health consultation and brief counseling
  2. Preventative & Psycho-educational Programming
  3. Follow-up services to residents and staff following crisis situations
  4. Consultation with Residential Life staff on mental-health issues

Brief counseling with residents and Residence Life staff, include:

  • Weekly "drop-in" hours
  • Appointments with self-referred and staff-referred students
  • Group or individual follow-up sessions following emergencies in the residential community

For more information about CR program or if you are a doctoral student in a psychology, counseling or related field and interested in becoming a counselor-in-residence, please contact:

Paul Castelino, Ph.D.
Counseling and Psychological Services
Ph: 740-593-1616