The Counseling Center provides

Emergency response and short term individual counseling, group counseling, consultations, and referrals for long term care in the area for personal or mental health needs, as well as Campus Advocacy Services, outreach, and educational programming. Review our Scope of Practice for details.

After hours

In the event that you or someone you know is experiencing an emergency (e.g., appears to be a threat to themselves or others), please contact the New York State University Police  (NYSUP) at (914) 251-6911. If appropriate, NYSUP will connect you to one of our staff members, who will take steps to assist you in resolving the crisis.

Letters TAO above a lotus flower.Therapy Assistance On-Line

Build happiness on your own time – wherever you might be.
The Counseling Center now offers self-help for mental and emotional well-being via Therapy Assistance Online, or TAO Connect. Any campus member with a Purchase College email account may log in and use a slate of resiliency-strengthening and wellness enhancement tools. TAO Connect may be accessed online or via app. You can use TAO for help to change thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in a positive direction.


  • Jan 29
    Tea and Therapy

    Tea & Therapy Open House

    Time:  12:30pm—2:00pm
    Come to the Counseling Center to have a cup of tea, meet some of the team, and explore how we may be able help you be successful.
  • Feb 3
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    Beloved Community Workshops: Responding to the Experience of Microaggression

    Time:  2:00pm—3:30pm
    MLK not only dreamt of justice, he also had a commitment to non-violent communication. This 4 week workshop will help empower you with skills to confront discrimination using courage and compassion. All students are welcome to join our Beloved Community workshops. Hosted by the Counseling Center.