Counseling Center

Counseling Center

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The Berry College Counseling Center is aware of the indeterminable number of events and situations that occur across the country and the world that have a detrimental impact on our students, campus and beyond. Whether or not these events garner media attention, impact each of us directly or are part of a greater human struggle, we are committed to helping each other navigate through difficult times and wish to extend our support to those who may need it. We want to remind the Berry Community that we are here to support you and encourage you to take care of your mental health. We are available weekdays from 8am-5pm and can be reached at 706.236.2259 if you need to make an appointment. Anyone in the Berry Community, including faculty and staff, can utilize the resource Thriving Campus to find mental health resources off campus if needed.

About Us

The mission of the Counseling Center is to provide high quality services and programs that foster the academic and personal development, as well as the psychological well-being, of Berry’s diverse student body. From outreach and prevention to crisis intervention, the Counseling Center is dedicated to supporting and empowering students to maximize their college experience and realize their fullest potential.

Diversity statement

The Counseling Center staff is gifted with the privilege of working with a diverse and talented student body. We understand that, while some aspects of one’s identity are readily apparent, others may be invisible. We appreciate that students’ identities are diverse and intersecting; impacting how students view the world and experience relationships and may have an effect on mental health in an important way.
 
Consistent with the Berry College’s diversity policy, our goal, as a staff, is to provide a safe, inclusive, and affirming environment that allows all students to reach their goals of growth and change. As a staff we are committed to providing services that honor students’ unique needs, concerns, and personhoods.

Make an Appointment

Appointments can be made by calling 706.236.2259 or coming by our office in The Ladd Center. Sessions typically last approximately 45 minutes and are usually scheduled in advance.

Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each weekday.

The Counseling Center is located in The Ladd Center. Enter through the doors near the 30-minute Ladd Center parking area.

All services are free to students.

It is important for students to understand that phone and email communications are NOT secure and there is some risk of breach of privacy beyond our control. Counselors will do their part talking in private spaces. Student clients are asked to do the same as much as possible, and to discourage having third parties present unless counselor and client have a prior agreement to include the third party.

Contact Us

Ladd Center
PO Box 490248
Mount Berry, GA
30149-0248
Phone: 706.236.2259
Hours: M-F, 8-5

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