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Getting Started

Feeling lonely? Looking for a local provider? Not sure what you need?
Let us help.

Please note: In accordance with CDC guidelines, we are currently offering services through a confidential telehealth platform and have suspended our walk-in clinic.

You can now schedule a same day consultation through the Health Portal accessed through MyBelmont.

Health Portal

Where to Begin: Schedule Your Consultation
  1. Log into MyBelmont.
  2. Under Health Services on the lefthand menu, click on Health Portal.
  3. Click Appointments in the top menu.
  4. Once on the Appointments page, select:
    - Student Counseling Services as the clinic you'd like to schedule with
    - Telemental Health Consultation as your appointment reason
    - All as your provider option to guarantee the most immediate scheduling options and care. 
    *If All is not an option, please select a counselor to view what appointments they have available.
  5. Select the appointment time that works best for you. 
  6. 15 minutes prior to your appointment, a blue Check In button will appear beside your scheduled appointment time (found under Upcoming Appointments on the Health Portal homepage). Please click the Check In button to be linked to your check-in forms. 
  7. Once you've completed all forms associated with your appointment and successfully checked in, return to the Health Portal homepage and click the yellow Telehealth button (which will have replaced the Check In button) beside your appointment to begin your consultation. 

If you are unable to find a time that works with your schedule, contact us by phone at (615) 460-6856 or email at


Our virtual counseling appointments are conducted using TAO, a telemental health platform that provides confidential and secure video conferencing services, as well as a wide variety of self-guided mental health support resources. To learn more about TAO and what it has to offer, please visit our TAO Self-Help page

To register for TAO or log into an existing account, click the button below to access the TAO home portal.

Please note: if you registered with TAO prior to January 2021, you will need to create a new account to access the most current version of the platform. 

TAO Log In & Registration

Stepped Care  

Mental health support is NOT one size fits all. That's why we take a stepped care approach to clinical services. Our goal is to empower you to make the change you desire in the most efficient and supportive way possible! 

Your plan of care may include any of the following services:

  • Referral to Campus Support
  • Educational Programming & Workshops
  • Self-Guided (TAO) & Peer Support Options
  • Groups
  • Single Session
  • Intensive Individual Therapy
  • Referrals to Psychiatry & Specialized Intensive Care