Clinical Consultation Services
Free Individual Counseling
The Schacht Center provides SSW students with an opportunity to seek consultation on the best ways to support themselves with the variety of concerns that arise during their time on campus. The Center provides short-term treatment and consultation (5 sessions) and referral services to local providers for those who want counseling or therapy beyond what can be provided through the consultation sessions. The professional staff at the Center can also connect students to other campus resources as needed.
To arrange a consultation session at the Schacht Center call 413-585-4697 or visit https://www.smith.edu/student-life/health-wellness/counseling-services/s...
Monday–Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Schacht Center for Health and Wellness
21 Belmont Avenue
Northampton, MA 01063
You can call 413-585-4697 to schedule an appointment.
If you would prefer, you can come to the appointment desk or call Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
When You Make an Appointment
When you make an appointment, the assistant will collect your contact information and will schedule an appointment for you as soon as it is mutually convenient.
At Your Appointment
The Schacht Center is located next to the Scott Gymnasium. Please wait in the waiting room on the first floor. The therapist will meet you there at the appointed time. Sessions are 45 minutes long. These sessions are your opportunity to explore matters of personal concern as you participate in your professional training.
There are a number of services available for various crisis situations.
Summer Counseling Emergency Hotline
"800" or 413-585-2490 from a cell phone or from off campus
Clinical Support Options
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
43 Center Street, Suite 304
Northampton, MA 01060