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Counseling Center

Jan. 6 - 10, 2020

Between Monday, Jan. 6 and Friday, Jan. 10 we will be offering same-day, single-session appointments only.

This approach allows our clinical team to offer support to as many students as possible each day during periods of highest demand. We ask that students call or stop by the Counseling Center on the same day that they would like to meet with a clinician.

  • Students who schedule a same-day appointment during these time periods will meet with a clinician for a focused, single session of care so they may obtain tools, tips, or strategies for addressing what is troubling them.
  • To schedule a same-day appointment during these time periods, students may either call the Counseling Center at 215-895-1415 or stop by between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. each day to schedule an appointment for later that day.
  • Students may schedule repeated same-day appointments during these time periods as needed.

Please note that this change in service does not affect students' ability to reach the Counselor-on-Call in the event of an emergency after hours or on the weekend. Students may still call After-Hours Emergency On-Call: 215.416.3337; Public Safety: 215.895.2222; or Dial 9-1-1.

Same day appointments will provide students with an opportunity to talk confidentially with a clinician about their immediate concerns. Students should plan for this appointment to last about 25-30 minutes. Your clinician will talk with you about the reasons you scheduled the appointment and will focus on meeting your immediate needs. In cases where students and clinicians collaboratively determine that additional support is required, your clinician will make recommendations and answer any questions you may have.


Promoting and supporting emotional well-being and healthy behavior

The Counseling Center offers a range of free, confidential counseling services to currently enrolled full-time undergraduate and graduate students in an atmosphere that is welcoming and comfortable for all students. These services include individual and group therapy, medication management, skills workshops, outreach programming, referral services, after hours crisis care, training and consultations for faculty/staff.

The Counseling Center takes a goal-focused and collaborative approach to counseling and mental health treatment. We strive to provide immediate, meaningful care focused on the change each student wants to make to improve their lives from their first contact with our office, and we have a range of follow up options available based on individual needs. We help students reduce psychological symptoms, cope with painful life events and developmental tasks, improve interpersonal skills, increase self-knowledge and develop a resiliency so they are better able to respond to problems and concerns as they arise.

Our mission is to support the academic goals of the University through assisting students with personal challenges that interfere with their academic progress, and to promote and foster the academic, personal, and interpersonal development of our students. Our goal is to offer the personal care students need in a warm, professional, and comfortable atmosphere.

The professional staff of the Counseling Center recognizes that the challenges of college life require a variety of personal strengths and problem solving skills. Therapists are available to assist students enhance their strengths and develop their abilities to effectively cope with the experiences of living, growing and learning at Drexel.

The Counseling Center has a Case Manager available who can assist parents and students in locating community based support services if requested or deemed appropriate.

Find out more about our services here.

Hours and Locations

University City Campus

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
201 Creese Student Center
3210 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia PA 19104
Tel: 215.895.1415
Fax: 215.571.3518

Evening appointments may be available for Co-Op students by request.

Center City Campus

Wednesdays and Thursdays only: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Bellet Building, Suite 315
1505 Race St.
Philadelphia PA 19102
Tel: 215.762.7625
Fax: 215.762.8706

We are closed on all official University holidays.

Diversity Statement

The staff of the Drexel University Counseling Center is committed to offering a safe, welcoming environment for all students regardless of their racial or ethnic identity, culture, nationality, socioeconomic status, religious or spiritual beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, and/or physical ability. We highly value diversity and aspire to create a respectful, safe space for all students.