Counseling Services

Assumption College’s Student Development & Counseling Center is an on-campus resource that supports student growth and development as they meet the challenges and choices faced throughout their college years. The staff provide confidential personal assessment, which is covered by the student's tuition.

College is a time of change and often a time of many firsts. Becoming independent. Meeting new people. Living in a new environment. Managing time effectively. Making decisions about the future. Dealing with the demands of academic life. While these changes are exciting, the transition may not always be easy.

Our professional counselors offer:

  • Personal confidential assessment and counseling
  • Group discussions/education
  • Residence hall programming
  • Classroom presentations
  • Student club and organization workshops
  • Alcohol and drug abuse education/counseling

Common Issues in Counseling

  • Adjustment issues
  • Alcohol/substance use and abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Body image
  • Depression
  • Eating concerns
  • Family matters
  • Grief/Loss
  • Identity Loneliness/Homesickness
  • Relationships
  • Roommate issues
  • Self-esteem
  • Sexuality
  • Sexual Assault
  • Time management

Mission Statement

As members of the Student Development & Counseling Center Staff we seek to support the mission of the college and that of the Department of Student Affairs. We promote the development and self-actualization of our students through counseling and educational programming. Through personal counseling and educational programming on mental health issues, we embrace the Assumptionist goal of fostering the full potential of each student.