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Counseling Services

Babson provides a variety of counseling services for students who need consultation, referral, and short-term treatment.

The counseling program is available through the Human Relations Service (HRS), 11 Chapel Place, Wellesley. To make an appointment, or for more information, call the Counseling Services office at 781-235-6200 or HRS at 781-235-4950. The staff at HRS consists of clinical psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, and clinical nurse practitioners. Counseling sessions are confidential.

Records of counseling do not become part of a student’s transcript or college record, and are not shared with Babson personnel without a student’s permission. Full-time students are eligible for 8 counseling sessions at no charge. Continued visits may be covered by health insurance, or students can pay for these visits. Common reasons students seek appointments include:

  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Family Problems
  • Relationship Problems
  • Peer Relations
  • Eating Disorders
  • Alcohol-related Problems
  • Chronic Health Problems
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sexual Assault or Intimate Partner Violence

Emergencies

In the event of an emergency or an urgent situation that occurs between 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 a.m.:

  • For students who are not already in counseling at HRS: call Babson Public Safety at 781-239-5555.
  • For students who are already in counseling at HRS: call HRS at 781-235-4950.

Contact

Jan Holton, MSW, LICSW
Director
781-239-6352
jholton@babson.edu

Shannon Mackey, MSW, LCSW
Interim Assistant Director  
718-239-6200

Lindsay Segar, PsyD
Assistant Director (On Leave Fall 2016)
781-239-4407