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Counseling Center

The Counseling Center at Champlain College offers holistic and strength-based care to degree-seeking students taking classes on campus.

Counseling Center

Skiff Hall, Room 100
163 South Willard Street
Burlington, VT 05402
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Experiencing a Mental Health Crisis?

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need to speak to someone immediately, please call the on-call counselor at (802) 865-5745 or Campus Public Safety at (802) 865-6465. Counselors are available for same-day and walk-in appointments during regular business hours.

Get in touch with the on-call counselor

The Counseling Center strives to create a comfortable, nonjudgmental, and affirming space where you can explore your needs. Our clinicians come from diverse clinical and cultural backgrounds with expertise in responding to the wide range of mental health concerns faced by students, and we look forward to working with you during your time at Champlain.

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How can we help?

The overall health of our students is a top priority. Our services include individual and group counseling, psychiatric medication management and referrals, crisis services, and wellness programming. All degree-seeking students taking classes on campus are eligible for counseling services free of charge.

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Keep Your Home Provider While You Transition to College

Vermont offers a simple path to a limited telehealth registration or license that allows out of state practitioners to treat their patients living in Vermont, including college students. This can provide a great option for students to maintain their home care providers while managing their transition to college.

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Explore Our Resources

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    Self-Help Tools & Resources

    We have put together a detailed list of self-help resources for students including links to community organizations, online screenings, tools for coping with anxiety and depression, support for specific populations, and many more mental health topics.

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    Concerned About A Student?

    If you have a concern about a student who is displaying behaviors that may interfere with their ability to be successful, or if you are concerned that a student’s behavior or wellbeing are negatively impacting those around them, please let the Care Team know.

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    Champlain College prioritizes a culture of wellbeing. Having a good understanding of your own wellbeing is crucial as you navigate life as a college student. From academic support to our fitness center and clubs and activities, there are many interactive ways for you to care for yourself and others.

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    Dare to CARE

    Dare to CARE was created by students, faculty and staff working together to create an inclusive and wide-spread campus culture of wellbeing. Champlain College believes your success at college is directly related to your personal wellbeing.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Have a question? Read through some of the frequently asked questions about the Counseling Center. Still can’t find what you are looking for? Reach out to us! We are here to assist you.

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    Graduate Internships

    We offer graduate clinical internships for students in the fields of psychology, counseling, and social work.

Additional Support Services

If you are feeling lonely, anxious, isolated, or just need to talk to someone, please do not hesitate in using any of these resources.

Champlain On-Call Counselor

Get in touch with Champlain’s On-Call Counselor by calling (802) 865-5745.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 988

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to the available lifelines. Dial 988.

Crisis Text Line

Sometimes talking to someone is too much. Text “HOME” to 741741 for crisis support.

Howard Center First Call

Howard Center First Call has Local Mental Health/Crisis Services available. Call (802) 488-7777.

Trans Lifeline

Don’t hesitate to reach out to the Trans Lifeline if you need support. Call (877) 565-8860.

Website Disclaimer

The contents of this web page and the resources linked to it are intended for educational and informational purposes only. Please read the remainder of our disclaimer below.

  • Nothing you read on the counseling webpages are meant to diagnose, substitute for, or otherwise replace actual face-to-face professional counseling.
  • Champlain College, the Counseling Center, the Division of Student Affairs, and the Student Health Center and their respective staff, faculty, and students, are not responsible for any action taken by any person as a result of viewing or otherwise obtaining information from this website.
  • Linked resources available from this website are independently composed by sources outside Champlain College, the Counseling Center, Division of Student Affairs, and the Student Health Center. Neither Champlain College, the Counseling Center, Division of Student Affairs, nor the Student Health Center can be held responsible for any content contained on those links. Any link to an outside resource does not indicate endorsement of that resource, and does not necessarily reflect the policies, opinions, or practices of Champlain College, the Counseling Center, Division of Student Affairs, and the Student Health Center.