Personal Counseling Services (PCS) 


The physical location of Personal Counseling Services (PCS) will be closed in response to COVID-19 until further notice. All scheduled in-person appointments are being cancelled at this time. If you would like to schedule a phone consultation with a counselor, please email Megan Cobb-Sheehan at or Stephanie Kyle-Brown at Phone consultations will focus on your immediate needs, coping strategies, and discussion of referrals and crisis resources.


Upcoming Events

Virtual Morning Meditations with Personal Counseling Services (available to students, staff, & faculty)

Tuesdays from 9:00-9:30 am with Megan

Wednesdays from 10:00-10:30 am (except on April 8th, on which it will be from 9:30-10:00 am) with Alex

Thursdays from 10:00-10:30 with Zubin

RSVP to Julie Ibinger at to get the link to attend.


Virtual Dogs on Call

Wednesday, April 15th from 1:00-2:00

Join here - 


During this difficult time, we also encourage you to use the following resources:


Emergency Resources


Crisis Text Line

Feeling panicked? Down? Hopeless? Text “hello” to 741-741 to have a text “conversation” with a trained counselor.


24-hour Crisis Line of Dane County           


This resource is available 24/7 for individuals in Dane County who are experiencing a mental health emergency.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline          


This resource is available 24/7 for individuals who are feeling hopeless or are having thoughts of suicide.


Videos from Personal Counseling Services


Online Resources

getting support while social distancing 

How to Respond Effectively To The Corona Virus

taking care of your mental health in the face of uncertainty

managing anxiety & stress around covid-19  


sanvello - free during the coronavirus outbreak 


grief around covid-19

Mindfulness Exercises from TAO Connect

Active Minds


Low-Cost Counseling Options in Madison

Journey Mental Health, (608) 280-2720,

Catholic Charities, (608) 826-8000,

The Family Center, (608) 663-6154,



Counseling through Health Insurance

Interested in seeking counseling through your health insurance carrier but unsure of where to start? Call the number on the back of your insurance card and ask the following questions:

·         Does my policy cover mental health services?

·         At what percentage does my policy cover mental health services? will i have to pay a co-pay?

·         Do i have any limits on the number of sessions covered per year?

·         May i have a list of providers covered by my policy?


Stress & Depression Questionnaire

Worried about your stress, anxiety, or mood during this period of COVID-19, social distancing, and online classes? Take our free anonymous online stress & depression questionnaire. after you complete the questionnaire, a counselor will provide a response without knowing who you are.


In need of financial support or other resources? Find information about services available in the Madison community here.







Contact Information & Scheduling

Phone: (608) 663-4148

Fax: (608) 663-2278

Dominican 122

Campus Map

Map to The Wellness Center



Monday – Friday 8:00am-4:30pm (closed 12-1) 



Please contact our Office Coordinator, Julie Ibinger, at, if you would like paperwork emailed to you for accessibility purposes.


Changing Counselors

The fit between the counselor and student is important. A request form is available at reception for students who are interested in working with a different counselor within PCS.




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