Counseling Services

Welcome to Bryn Mawr College Counseling Services!

The Health and Wellness Center will close for Summer break Saturday May 14th at 2pm, and will reopen Wednesday August 24th at 9am. If you are on campus and need services, please see our resources below:

  • For medical and COVID-19 issues, please call 610-517-4921 be connected with a medical provider.  
  • To speak with a counselor, please use the MySSP app which is available free to all students. More information about MySSP can be found here and on the Counseling Services resources page.   

If you are on-campus and experiencing a medical or mental health crisis, urgent care is available 24 hours a day. Contact Campus Safety (610-526-7911) for transportation to Bryn Mawr Hospital Emergency RoomRemember that in a true emergency situation, you should seek treatment at the hospital emergency room. Finances can be worked out later, if necessary.

While Counseling Services is closed for clinical appointments over the summer, we are still available to provide case management services to current students seeking off-campus mental health care. Please email hhla@brynmawr.edu to inquire about case management.


Bryn Mawr College Counseling Services is dedicated to delivering excellent clinical care and treatment to the diverse student population at BMC. The college years are a time of accelerated growth, significant challenges and considerable stress. We listen carefully to student concerns and we believe that no concern is too small to be addressed.  

BMC Counseling Services identifies the following core values as the foundation of all services offered:

  • Confidentiality 
  • Accessibility 
  • Collaboration 
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 
  • Student-Centered 
  • Professional Excellence 
  • Positive Work Environment 
  • Mindful Innovation 
  • Holistic Wellness

To make an appointment call 610-526-7360 or log in to the patient portal using the button below:

Patient Portal


Counseling Services Hours

Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The Counseling Service provides counseling and psychiatry both in-person and via teletherapy using a HIPAA compliant platform.  Please call 610-526-7360 or log in through the patient portal to schedule an appointment. There are no walk-in or drop-in hours because of our wish to keep staff and students safe. 


Health and Wellness Center After Hours  

Call 610-526-7778 to speak with a counselor. If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call Campus Safety at 610-526-7911.


MySSP

 MySSP provides confidential 24/7 remote mental health and well-being support to all enrolled Bryn Mawr students via the MySSP App. Students are able to access self-directed digital content including self-assessments for depression, anxiety, and substance use. Students can also connect with masters level counselors via chat or by phone. This program is free and aims to support well-being and retention at BMC. App language settings available in: English, Spanish, French, Korean, Arabic, Mandarin & Cantonese (Simplified Chinese chat). Watch this short video or download this flyer to learn more about MySSP. Download the MySSP app: Apple App StoreGoogle Play, or Android. Students can also access the service 24/7 by calling 1-844-451-9700.


Why See a Counselor?

Counseling isn't only for mental health conditions. Common concerns of students who visit the Health and Wellness Center for counseling include:

  • Perfectionism
  • Procrastination
  • Body image 
  • Self-esteem
  • Loneliness/disconnection
  • Disillusionment
  • Anxiety and/or depression
  • Intimate relationships, including abuse
  • Trouble with interpersonal relationships or roommate issues
  • Family issues
  • Eating concerns
  • Anger
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender identity
  • Cultural or ethnic concerns
  • Substance use concerns