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The Counseling Center offers experienced professionals who can help you explore many different concerns. We value each person for their unique personality, perspective, background, and culture. Learn more about us.

Summer 2022 Services at the Counseling Center

The Counseling Center remains open for services during the summer break (May 16 - September 5, 2022). Hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:30AM-5:00PM and Fridays 8:30-12:00PM. If the University is closed for holidays or inclement weather, the Counseling Center will also be closed. The use of N-95 or KN-95 masks are required while in the Counseling Center.
Available services for all students:
•    Consultation with students, parents, and campus partners
•    Comprehensive referral support
•    24/7 Crisis Line: 410-617-5530
For students residing in Maryland and enrolled in Loyola summer courses:
•    Let’s Talk, solution-focused, goal-oriented, one-time space for students to meet with a counselor around a specific concern or problem
•    Assessment and recommendations
•    Short-term individual therapy

Please note that due to state licensing laws, students must be residing in Maryland and enrolled in Loyola summer courses to be eligible for Let’s Talk, assessment, and therapy services during the summer. Students seeking treatment over the summer, but not enrolled in summer courses at Loyola and/or not residing in Maryland, are encouraged to contact the Counseling Center to discuss their counseling needs. All Loyola students are eligible for consultation and referral assistance. The Counseling Center remains committed to supporting the emotional well-being of our students.

Incoming first-year students, transfer students, and/or their families, are also encouraged to contact the Counseling Center to consult about treatment options for the upcoming academic year, if needed. For questions, consultation, or to schedule an appointment, please call 410-617-2273. Online scheduling is not available during the summer months.

Concerns we address

Announcements

"The Retreat" Newsletter

Counseling Center Statement of Solidarity in Response to Domestic Terrorism in Buffalo, New York

Words are wholly inadequate every time this occurs.  Yet we cannot remain silent in the face of persistent inaction in response to domestic terrorism, racist violence, and an epidemic of death from the accessibility of firearms in our land of highly selective liberty.  We condemn all who continue to contribute to a racist climate by perpetuating myths such as “white replacement” that provide kindling wood for fires like that in Buffalo that threaten to burn down the house of our nation.  Our hearts go out to all who are directly impacted by this and other mass shootings, and to all who feel less safe and less trusting today.  Counseling Center counselors are here for those who wish to process their experiences.  And we urge all to reach out to those who can offer comfort and support in the days ahead.

Counseling Center Statement on Ukraine

Counseling Center Statement on Gender-Based Violence

News of gender-based violence occurring in our community can be challenging for us all, especially for those with a personal history of trauma. Here are additional resources that may be helpful. Give us a call at 410-617-2273 Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 5 pm to speak with a counselor. Additional support is available with our after-hours counselors at 410-617-5530.

Counseling Center Statement on Ongoing Racial Injustice and Violence

The Counseling Center joins the rest of the Loyola community in expressing our grief, sorrow and compassion for the racial injustices and tragedies that have been occurring across our nation. These events have impacted all of us and reflect a longstanding and entrenched history of structural and systemic injustice and racism that we condemn and are dedicated to addressing. 

We would like to recognize the reports of hate crimes experienced by the Asian community - particularly in light of COVID-19, locally and nationally. In the aftermath of experiencing or witnessing this trauma, it is normal to experience a range of feelings and emotions, such as shock, fear, sadness, anger, helplessness, or guilt. 

Please consider Racial Violence & Injustice resources for people of color and those seeking to promote anti-racism and engage in allyship. You can also find additional resources on Anti-racism and White Accountability and from the Office of Equity and Inclusion

Students may contact us by phone to speak with a counselor or schedule an appointment, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 410-617-2273. For support outside our business hours, please call 410-617-5530 to speak with an after-hours counselor. 

Loyola Counseling Center Land Acknowledgement

The staff at the Counseling Center humbly acknowledges and honors the Indigenous communities whose ancestral homelands and resources were stolen and colonized in the creation of this nation, state and campus. We recognize the Piscataway, Nanticoke and Lumbee as past, present, and future caretakers of this land.

A land acknowledgement is a small and insufficient step towards correcting the narrative and injustice of colonialism both past and present. While this small act will never erase the atrocities that have been endured by Indigenous peoples both locally and around the world, it is a part of our ongoing commitment to uplifting the sovereignty of Indigenous communities. We are therefore committed to resisting the oppression that takes many forms, including the attack on mental health, threat to the environment, and continued violence caused by systems of racism.