Counseling & Health Services

 

Welcome to Counseling & Health Services

A MESSAGE FROM COUNSELING AND HEALTH SERVICES

Welcome to the Fall 2020 semester! During distance learning, the Counseling Center is open and will be offering counseling remotely.  Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm.  Please click this link for more information: https://www.kbcc.cuny.edu/counselingservices/distancecounseling.html.

To reach a counselor in Counseling & Health Services, call 718-368-5975 or email Counselingandhealth.Services@kbcc.cuny.edu.

For more details on how to schedule an appointment: 

https://www.kbcc.cuny.edu/counselingservices/CounselingAppointment.html.

If you are experiencing an emergency while on campus, please contact the Public Safety Office at 718-368-7777 or go to Room L 201.   If you are off-campus, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

Counseling & Health Services comprises four distinct centers: Counseling Center, Student Wellness Center, Women’s Center, and Health Center.

Each offers unique and varied programming, services, support, and education relating to wellness and health.

 

Kingsborough CARES About You!

We know that these past months have been challenging and difficult. The uncertainty has only added to the many responsibilities and complex lives our students lead. However, you should know Kingsborough CARES about you! Through the support of CARES monies, we are doing the following: 

  • A more INTENTIONAL OUTREACH approach focusing on students in: Athletics, College Discovery, Veterans Affairs, Center for Workforce and Economic Development, Career Services, CUNY EDGE, Student Government/Clubs & Organizations, Men’s Resource Center, the Advisement Academies, ASAP, ESL, KLIP, KELI and others for the best student engagement  

  • Increased Mental Health SCREENINGS

  • Mental Health CHECK-IN HOURS (during the winter module): 
    Monday 10:30-11:30 am and 3-4 pm
    Wednesday 4-5 pm
    Thursday 2-3 pm

  • Extended EVENING HOURS:
    Mondays 5-7 pm

  • Additional PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING for our Counseling & Wellness staff

  • Student FOCUS GROUPS to hear what their needs are in these uncertain times

  • UPDATED TECHNOLOGY to ensure our telehealth needs and systems are current and comprehensive 

We are here to fully support our students. These initiatives are part of the foundation of services we provide including 1-on-1 personal counseling, emergency and crisis intervention, workshops, events, and student support groups.

For more information or updates about events and support sessions, please call 718.368.5975 or email Counselingandhealth.services@kbcc.cuny.edu



COUNSELING CENTER | Room D102 | Phone 718 368 5975

The Counseling Center provides emotional and psychological support to students as they pursue their academic and personal goals, and strive toward enhancing the quality of their experience at Kingsborough. Counseling sessions are confidential and free for all currently enrolled students. In addition to individual counseling, the Counseling Center offers Faculty and Staff Outreach Services.  Faculty and Staff Outreach services provide presentations and consultations to faculty and staff on crisis intervention stemming from students behavioral and emotional problems in class and on campus.

Student Wellness Center | Room A108 (E &F) |
Phone 718 368 5300

The Student Wellness Center (SWC) provides health and mental health education in an integrated and holistic way. SWC connects students with wellness resources on and off campus, offers psycho-educational workshops in classrooms, and promotes healthy living through various events on campus. Students are able to schedule a Wellness Appointment to discuss time management, success in college, healthy eating, self-care strategies and more.

To make a wellness appointment or for more information about events being held by the Student Wellness Center, call or visit our office. Wellness appointments are confidential and free.

WOMEN'S CENTER | Room M382 | Phone 718 368 4700

The Women’s Center provides women on campus a place to gather, socialize, network and examine the transitioning lifestyles that will allow them to develop to their fullest potential. Its services include counseling and crisis intervention, special programs, projects, seminars and workshops for women, peer support groups, resources, and consultations with academic departments, organizations and individuals to expand awareness of gender dynamics and women’s concerns.

HEALTH CENTER | Room A108 | Phone 718 368 5684

|The Health Center is one of many support services offered by the Department of Student Development. It provides first aid health care, medical record review, storage and retrieval, medical consultations, health related referrals, health education, advisory, and preventative health services. A registered nurse is always in attendance when classes are in session.

Counseling & Health Services staff:

Counseling & Health Services staff

For additional On Campus Resources and Off Campus Resources, please click here:

https://www.kbcc.cuny.edu/counselingservices/healthresources.html