Ohio University

Counselor-In-Residence

LET'S TALK

Want to receive confidential mental health Consultation and Referral?

Need support in dealing with an issue?

Want help with a hall program?

Are you worried about a friend?

 
Let's Talk Counselor-in-Residence
 
Telehealth Services now available!
 
Call 740-597-9145
5:00pm-10:00pm
Sunday-Friday
 
If you need a private space to call the Counselor-in-Residence, visit the Living Learning Center 160

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY –  between 5pm and 10pm, Sunday to Friday!

Please note that CR office hours are closed when Living Learning Center Building is closed. CR office and LLC Building are closed on most national holidays. 

When CR office (Let's Talk Hours) is closed, if you need to consult with a counselor, please call Counseling and Psychological Services 740-593-1616. You are able to speak with a counselor using this number after business hours, weekends and on holidays.

In an emergency situation, call 911 for emergency assistance. To consult with a counselor, please call 740-593-1616.

About the CR Program:

The Counselor-in-Residence (CR) Program places professionally supervised mental health clinicians directly into residence halls to address the mental health concerns of residents and Residence Life staff. CRs are doctoral students in Clinical Psychology or Counselor Education programs who have a Master's degree and have completed at two years of supervised clinical training.

The objective of the CR program is to support the academic and personal growth of students through the provision of on-site and easily accessed consultation and mental-health support services. Services include:

  1. Providing Let's Talk hours to residents for mental health consultation and brief counseling
  2. Preventative & Psycho-educational Programming
  3. Follow-up services to residents and staff following crisis situations
  4. Consultation with Residential Life staff on mental-health issues

Brief counseling with residents and Residence Life staff, include:

  • Weekly "drop-in" hours
  • Appointments with self-referred and staff-referred students
  • Group or individual follow-up sessions following emergencies in the residential community

For more information about CR program or if you are a doctoral student in a psychology, counseling or related field and interested in becoming a counselor-in-residence, please contact:

Paul Castelino, Ph.D.
Director
Counseling and Psychological Services
Ph: 740-593-1616