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Individual Counseling

Talking to a counselor is a common experience for college students. Counselors can offer assistance for issues ranging from dealing with parents or fitting in socially, as well as other issues like depression or anxiety. Seeking help with a counselor is a sign of strength and maturity rather than weakness or illness. The experience can free your energies for school and for having fun. If you have a persistent worry or concern, seeing a counselor is a good first step to getting through the issue.

Edgewood College’s Personal Counseling Services is a place on campus where you can talk with someone confidentially about a concern. You can talk to one of our experienced personal counselors about a range of issues to get perspective, to experience relief and healing, and to help in decision-making.

Short-term counseling is available for help with issues such as:
  • Adjustment to college and/or other life transitions
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Interpersonal Issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Identity exploration (including but not limited to sexual identity or gender identity)
  • Discrimination
  • Academic Difficulties
  • Family Issues
  • Self-esteem
  • Trauma (e.g., combat, sexual assault, physical abuse, emotional abuse, neglect)
  • Substance Abuse
  • Sexual Assault
  • Eating and/or Body Images Issues
  • Self-injury (e.g., cutting)
  • Stress Management
  • Managing a Personal Crisis
  • Anger
  • Assertiveness
  • Test Anxiety
  • Suicidal Thoughts






Appointments can be made by calling (608) 663-4148 or at our reception desk in Dominican 122.

Fax: (608) 663-2278

Campus Map

Map to The Wellness Center - use the Lakeside entrance facing Lake Wingra and the Siena Apartments


Summer Hours

Monday – Thursday
8:00 - 4:30pm
(closed noon to 1:00)

8:00 - 12:00

Therapy sessions are by appointment only over the summer; please call to schedule.