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The Counseling Center

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Welcome to the Counseling Center at Keene State College. Our highly trained, professional staff is committed to supporting the emotional, personal, social, and developmental needs of our students. Please explore our site to learn more. To schedule an appointment with a counselor, call our office at 603-358-2437. More about Welcome


Counseling involves talking with a professional who is objective and non-judgmental about concerns that are impacting your life or that are holding you back in some way. Let’s face it, college can be stressful. More about F.A.Q.

Services for Students

The Counseling Center offers much more than you might think! In addition to the traditional services of individual and group therapy, the Counseling Center staff also provides consultations to students, friends, family, faculty, and staff, and presents programs and outreach initiatives to the entire campus. More about Services for Students

Outreach & Programs

Counseling Center staff are committed to bringing emotional health programming to students where they live, in classrooms, res halls, student organizations and throughout campus.

Our Staff

Our highly trained staff includes seven full time Counselors, one part time Counselor, graduate level interns, and two administrative support staff. More about Our Staff


In addition to counseling services, we work closely with other departments on campus to ensure students receive all the support needed for their success. More about Resources

For Family and Friends

It is often difficult to know where to turn when someone we care about is in trouble. For parents and friends of KSC students, the Counseling Center is a valuable resource, here to answer your questions and offer advice. More about For Family and Friends

For Faculty & Staff

The Counseling Center works collaboratively with faculty and staff at KSC to meet our students’ needs. Together, we ensure that our students are connected to the appropriate resources when behavioral or emotional health issues arise. More about For Faculty & Staff


The training of emerging mental health professionals is highly valued by the Counseling Center staff, and significant time, energy, and enthusiasm are invested in that endeavor. Interns, both Predoctoral and Master’s level, receive rigorous training that is tempered by abundant personal support and fun! If you are interested in joining our professional family for the upcoming academic year, please read through the information provided on the website, and then feel welcome to contact us with any follow up questions! More about Training


The Counseling Center’s strict confidentiality policy guarantees that any information regarding a student will not be disclosed without her/his permission except as required by State and Federal laws.

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Contact the Counseling Center

The best ways to contact the Counseling Center during our office hours Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00 am - 4:30 pm are:

  • Call the office – 603-358-2437
  • Come to the office. We are located on the 3rd Floor of Elliot Center

You may also contact us by e-mail at if you have an inquiry, however, please note that we do not correspond with our students through e-mail because confidentiality cannot be assured and we do not maintain 24-hour access to e-mail communications.

Make an Appointment

Call the front office at 603-358-2437, or visit us on the 3rd floor of the Elliot Center. We are open M-F, 8 am - 4:30 pm.

Emergency Crisis Info

For Immediate Life Threatening Emergencies - Call 911
Or go to the Emergency Room at Cheshire Medical Center; 580 Court St, Keene, NH (603) 354-5400.

If you are in a personal crisis:
* During office hours: Call (603) 358-2437, or visit our office on the 3rd floor of the Elliot Center.
* After-hours, on weekends, or during breaks: Contact our on-call counselor at (603) 358-2436.

Other Urgent Needs