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Update: Mercy's COVID-19 Policies

For the latest information about Mercy’s COVID-19 policies click here.  STUDENTS: To upload your vaccination documentation, click here.  

To make an appointment call 914-888-5150 or email CounselingCenter@mercy.edu

Mercy College has also partnered with BetterMynd, an online therapy platform for college students, with services available 7 days a week with evening and weekend appointments available. 

Student checking out Local Referrals webpage.

Local Referrals

Students in need of more intensive treatment are referred to local hospitals and clinics for long term psychotherapy and/or medication.

Visit the page for additional information on resources in Westchester and the NYC area. 

Mental Health Apps and Links

Explore resources available to help support your mental health, including: phone applications and screening tools. 

Learn more

Meet the Team

  • Ori Shinar, PsyD - Director, Student Counseling Center
  • Karen Reed, LCSW - Counselor, Bronx & Dobbs Ferry 

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Off-Campus Mental Health Providers

The Student Counseling Center offers free short term therapy to all current Mercy College students. However, sometimes, long term therapy or more specialized treatment with an outside provider can be more beneficial.

Read through to learn more about how to find a therapist or psychiatrist in your community.

Student Counseling Center Hours & Contact Information

The Student Counseling Center will be offering appointments in-person and virtually. Appointments are available Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Mercy College has also partnered with BetterMynd, an online therapy platform for college students, with services available 7 days a week with evening and weekend appointments available. 

Student Counseling Center Main Number (All Campuses)
To schedule a new appointment or for general inquiries: (914) 888-5150 or CounselingCenter@mercy.edu.

Email is not a secure form of communication therefore confidentiality cannot be assured.

If you are having any thoughts of hurting yourself or dying, there is hope. Call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-800-273-8255
.