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.