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The Counseling Center is pleased to announce the addition of our massage chair for all full-time undergraduate students! Walk in or make an appointment for a free 20-minute chair massage in our wellness room. Bring your own earphones, listen to soothing music and relax! See flyer below for details!Massage Chair Flyer

It is a new year! Make it a healthier one and get smoke free for 2014! Come join us for an informational meeting to explore the various options of how you can quit smoking, such as hypnosis, nicotine patch or smoking cessation workshops! Our informational sessions will be held on Tuesday February 4th, 2014 at 12pm and Wednesday February 5th, 2014 at 1pm in the Berman Student Center Theater. Please RSVP to Walk-ins welcome! See flyer for more details!

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The Counseling Center offers psychotherapy counseling to students. In psychotherapy, an objective professional will discuss issues and concerns affecting individuals. These issues may include relationship problems, academic difficulties, drug/alcohol problems, sexual issues, frequent sadness, worries or concerns about self or body image.

Please see the information below regarding Flu Season 2013:

Flu 2013 Information


Manhattanville College Counseling Center has been accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc.

International Association of Counseling Services, Inc. is an Alexandria, Virginia based organization of United States, Canadian and Australian counseling agencies. The Manhattanville College Counseling Center was evaluated by IACS against high standards of counseling practice and was found to offer competent and reliable professional services to its clientele. Approval by IACS is also dependent upon evidence of continuing professional development as well as demonstration of excellence of counseling performance.

The Manhattanville College Counseling Center is directed by Dr. Pamela Duncan and offers comprehensive mental health services to the full time undergraduated students of Manhattanville College.

IACS was established in 1972 to encourage and aid counseling agencies to meet high professional standards through peer evaluation and to inform the public about counseling services that are competent and reliable.

eCheckup to Go:
Confidential Drug & Alcohol Self-testing

eCHECKUP TO GO offers accurate and confidential personalized feedback about:

  • Your individual pattern of alcohol or marijuana use.
  • Risk patterns.
  • Aspirations and goals.
  • Helpful resources at Manhattanville College and in the community.

Please read the instructions before beginning eCheckup to Go. Expect each survey to take between 15 and 30 minutes to complete. 

Click below to begin:

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Brief Alcohol and Other Drug Screening and Intervention for College Students (BASICS) is a three-session assessment and feedback process that allows you to explore your alcohol and other drug use.  BASICS helps you explore how this use might be affecting your life in a safe, judgement-free envioronment. BASICS is confidential and your information will not be shared with anyone without your permission. This screening and intervention program can help you assess your risk, identify potential changes that may work for you, and help you reduce your risk of developing problems in the future.

Dimeff, L., Baer, J., Kivlahan, D., & Marlatt, G. (1999). Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students. New York: The Guildford Press.

Who are we?

The Counseling Center is a safe, private place for students to come and speak with professional clinicians regarding personal issues.

The Counseling Center staff consists of psychologists, psychiatrists and individuals with advanced training in those backgrounds. All clinicians at the Counseling Center have clinical experience working with young adults.

Types of Services We Offer

The Counseling Center offers comprehensive clinical services to the students of Manhattanville College free of charge.

  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Couple therapy
  • Family counseling
  • Group psychotherapy
  • Consultations
  • Assessments
  • Psychiatric evaluations
  • Crisis intervention
  • Referrals

When are counselors available?

Counselors are in the office from Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Fridays 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

In the rare instance that our hours are different, they are posted on the front door of the Counseling Center.

Please call (914) 323-5155 for an appointment or stop by Suite G-29 in Founders Hall.

In case of emergency, after Counseling Center hours please call your RA, RD or for Campus Security dial 888 from any Manhattanville campus phone (888 will not work from your mobile phone.)