Mental Health and Wellness Services provides individual, couples, group, and brief family therapy for Post main campus students. Arrangements can be made by stopping by our office in North Hall, contacting us at 203.596.4585, or e-mailing us at [email protected].
Psychiatric services can be arranged through your counselor. Dr. Robert McWilliam provides psychiatric services to Post students in his office in Woodbury, CT, a short drive from campus.
The Counseling Center facilitates a number of psychoeducational programs throughout the school year. There are monthly programs and groups, such as healthy relationships, stress management (Massage Mondays, Wag Your Tail Wednesdays, Stress-Less Day), substance use awareness, STD testing, suicide awareness, and other issues relevant to the student body. If you are interested in having the Counseling Center present a topic to your student group or residence hall, please call 203.596.4585 or e-mail us at [email protected]
Evening and Weekend Crisis Situations
Post Crisis Cell: 203.228.8706
Post Security: 203.596.4502
Waterbury Hospital Crisis: 203.573.6500
Mental Health and Wellness Services Confidentiality
Communication and interactions with the Counseling Mental Health and Wellness Services will be confidential. Post University respects student’s right to privacy and does not divulge information to administration, faculty, staff, friends, family members, or others without the student’s written consent. Federal confidentiality laws and regulations prohibit Mental Health and Wellness Services clinicians from complying with any request for information or even acknowledging whether an individual is or ever was in counseling without the individual’s written consent.
There are situations and circumstances that will result in exceptions to the policy which are as follows:
- If information indicates someone is suicidal or homicidal.
- If there is suspicion of physical, emotional, sexual abuse, or neglect involving a child under the age of 18 or an adult over the age of 65, or of anyone who has a disability.
- If a court order authorizes us to release information. A subpoena does not authorize us to release information unless a court order or proper written authorization to release information provided by the client accompanies it.