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Our Services

Counseling Services

Getting Started

Mental health support is NOT one size fits all. That's why we take a flexible 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!

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Schedule an Appointment

Appointments are available via telehealth and in person. Self-schedule your initial appointment by going to the Health Portal accessed through MyBelmont or by contacting us at 615-460-6856 or See below for instructions on scheduling your initial appointment.

Where to being

During this appointment, a provider will discuss your current situation and will assist you in creating an appropriate plan of care. 

Click here to schedule an appointment in the Health Portal
  1. Click Appointments in the top menu of Health Portal home page.
  2. Once on the Appointments page, select:
    - Student Counseling Services as the clinic you'd like to schedule with
    Telemental Health Initial Appointment 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.
  3. Select the appointment time that works best for you. 

  1. Log into your Health Portal and scroll to the bottom of the home page.
  2. 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. 
  3. If your appointment is virtual, 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. 

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

There is a comprehensive network of care we can connect you with on campus. Find out more about our collaborative partners on our resource page.

Counseling Services offers Well CORE programming on a variety of mental health topics throughout the year. You can find our offerings on our Bruin Link page.

Sometimes some self-help tools or encouragement from a peer is all you need to get you back on track.

Check out TAO (Therapy Assistance Online), a free suite of self-guided mental health modules.

You can also access information by topic on our resources page.

Groups are a powerful tool for change and connection! See our current offerings below. All groups are updated on the Counseling page on BRUINLINK.

Drop In Groups

(no registration needed)


Thursdays from 9:00-10:00

Meet at the Bell Tower (rain or shine)

Need a break from devices or just a moment of mindfulness and self-care? Come try Bird Watching with your peers. Binoculars and bird guides are provided. Well CORE credit offered. 



Fridays from 10:00-11:00

Gabhart 210

We welcome all of who you are! This is a confidential, affirming, and safe space where we will explore the challenges and joys of being a queer person.

Led by Alan Whitley and Doug Crews



Wednesdays at 4:00 pm in Gabhart 210

Is making Belmont home harder than you expected? Come join your peers in sharing ideas and exploring campus together. 



Sept 19 | Oct 24 | Nov 28

Meet at the Bell Tower (location changes are updated on Bruinlink)

Nurture your body and soul by walking and talking with others. Well CORE credit offered.




Sept 15 | Oct 13 | Nov 17

Leu Visual Arts Gallery

Connect your mind and body with the present moment through beginners yoga poses and guided mindfulness. 


Feel free to send any questions to or call 615-460-6856.

Sometimes a single meeting with a therapist is all you need!  Looking for guidance on a specific situation or concerned about a friend? We're here for you.

Ready to dig in and set some goals? Short-term individual therapy may be for you. Follow the instructions above to schedule your consultation to discuss a plan of care with a BU clinician.

If you are interested in long-term therapy, let us get you connected with a local provider via our resources page, or contact us for personalized recommendations.

Needing a medication evaluation and/or more intensive specialized care? We can help get you connected to the right resources here in Nashville.

Office Hours & Location

Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: Closed

Gabhart Student Center 220

Contact Us:
Phone: 615.460.6856

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