The Counseling Center provides high quality counseling, educational programs, and psychological assessments designed to help students learn how to identify and meet their intellectual, interpersonal, and developmental goals and to promote a healthy, equitable, and positive campus community. The Center also provides crisis intervention and consultation to faculty, staff, and parents to assist them in their efforts to promote student learning and well-being.


About Us

We help students achieve positive mental health and cope with distress in order to make the most of their time at Lafayette. Read more about the Counseling Center process, explore Frequently Asked Questions, and meet the staff of the Counseling Center.

Learn more about the Counseling Center

Our Services

We work with students to identify changes they would like to make and help them to develop strategies to make these changes.

Learn about our services

Concerned Others

Parents and Guardians, Faculty and Staff, Students can play a vital role in a student's emotional and psychological health. Learn how to tell if student is having difficulties, how to respond effectively, and how to make a referral to the Counseling Center.

Learn how to help a student in distress

Be There

Listening, supporting, encouraging, and just being there can make a difference in a friend’s life. The Be There website gives you advice about how to help a friend in distress.

Learn how to Be There for friends

Contact Us

Bailey Health Center, Second Floor

Semester Hours:
Monday–Friday: 8:45 am - 5:00 pm
Closed for lunch: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Phone (610) 330-5005
Fax (610) 330-5728

Summer Hours:
May 26-June 26, 2015
Monday-Friday: 8:45am-4:30pm
Closed for lunch 12:00pm-1:00pm

The Center will be closed from June 27-August 10. If you are having a mental health emergency, please call Public Safety at 610.330.4444. Please do not email counselors if you require immediate assistance between June 27 and August 10, 2015.

Information about private practitioners in the Lehigh Valley can be found at Psychology Today's website: