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 email@example.com or Stephanie Kyle-Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone consultations will focus on your immediate needs, coping strategies, and discussion of referrals and crisis resources.
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 email@example.com to get the link to attend.
Virtual Dogs on Call
Wednesday, April 15th from 1:00-2:00
Join here - https://edgewood.webex.com/meet/mcobbsheehan
During this difficult time, we also encourage you to use the following 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
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How to Respond Effectively To The Corona Virus
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grief around covid-19
Mindfulness Exercises from TAO Connect
Low-Cost Counseling Options in Madison
Journey Mental Health, (608) 280-2720, https://www.journeymhc.org/
Catholic Charities, (608) 826-8000, http://www.ccmadison.org
The Family Center, (608) 663-6154, https://www.thefamilycenter.info
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.