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Do you have a question about the Brandeis Counseling Center? The answer might be below.

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Who can use the Brandeis Counseling Center?

All enrolled graduate and undergraduate students may be seen at the Brandeis Counseling Center and/or Health Center.

For what reason would I go to the Brandeis Counseling Center?

Services include:

  • Brief Assessment

  • Short-Term Stabilization

  • Group Therapy

  • Case Management

  • Urgent Care

  • Community Therapists

  • Medication Evaluation and Management

How do I make an appointment at the Brandeis Counseling Center?

To schedule a first appointment at the Brandeis Counseling Center, students should go to the first floor of Mailman House, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To schedule a non-urgent appointment by phone, students may call 781-736-3730 during those same hours.

Who will see me?

We have psychologists, social workers, supervised interns, post-docs, fellows, and psychiatrists.

How will insurance billing work in the Brandeis Counseling Center?

The BCC submits insurance claims for all services rendered. Students simply present their health insurance cards at every appointment, just as they do when accessing care at home. All on-campus counseling services are provided with no out-of-pocket or direct costs passed along to students. 

Where is the Rape Crisis Center located?

Both the Rape Crisis Center and the Office of Prevention Services recently announced a new, shared name to represent the necessary integration of prevention and response work: Prevention, Advocacy & Resource Center (PARC). As one team, PARC continues to provide to students, staff, and faculty, the same confidential support, prevention education, awareness-raising, and expertise around sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating/domestic violence, and stalking.   

The Prevention, Advocacy & Resource Center is located in Usdan G-108 (in the hallway to the right of Levin Ballroom). If you have any questions or would like to learn more about PARC, contact Sarah Berg, Director of PARC.