Committed to providing services that help students meet their physical and mental health needs from a holistic perspective, with a focus on education for life-long learning and health. 

Wellness Center Staff

Make an Appointment

To schedule a counseling or medical appointment call 610-409-3100, email wellness@ursinus.edu or come to the Wellness Center.  The office manager will assist you in scheduling either an initial appointment with a therapist or a medical appointment with the doctor or nurse practitioner as soon as possible.  Counseling appointments can be scheduled within a few days to a week of a student’s request, depending on staff and student schedules.  Medical appointments can typically be scheduled the same or next day.

Announcements

  • Fall Break

    The Wellness Center will be closed for fall break. We will reopen on Wednesday, October 17 at 9am for appointments. Please refer to the Medical Services page for local treatment centers and In Case of Emergency page After Hours section for further instructions.

  • Stress Management Workshop

    The Wellness Center is starting a therapy group entitled ‘Distress Tolerance’. We are looking to provide interested students with a workshop that consists of 4 one-hour-long sessions. The objective of these four workshop sessions is to create a safe space in which students can learn and develop stress management and resilience strategies for navigating current stressors.

    This group is a good fit for students who experience difficulty with overwhelming anxiety, emotions, and other forms of psychological discomfort.

    Group members are encouraged to participate in all four sessions but are allowed to drop in and out as necessary.

    Topics we intend to cover are outlined below:

    • WEEK ONE: Defining Distress Tolerance
    • WEEK TWO: Creating a Relaxation Plan
    • WEEK THREE: Radical Acceptance
    • WEEK FOUR: Improving the Moment

    We are hoping to hold our first meeting within the week of October 22.  Specific start dates and times are pending and dependent on availability and level of interest from students. Should you have further questions or an interest in clarifying the above information, please contact The Wellness Center at wellness@ursinus.edu / 610-409-3100.

     

     

  • Trans Support Group

    Do you identify as trans, gender non-conforming, or gender-questioning

    Want to share your experience with fellow students who do too?  

    We’re starting a Wellness group to do just that!

    Ursinus’s Wellness Center invites you to join our Trans Support Group.  Ursinus students who identify as transgender, gender non-conforming, questioning, or other gender variant identity are welcome to join this is a student-centered support group.  We will come together to explore gender identity and support one another on the issues that may impact trans college students. 

    We are hoping to hold our first meeting within the week of October 22 and will aim to run through the remainder of the Fall 2018 semester.  Regarding specific dates and times, we will attempt choose a recurring weekday and time that will accommodate as many interested students as possible.  We are asking for a commitment to attend all groups this semester with the understanding that situations do arise where you may need to be absent.  All sessions are free and confidential.

    Please email Kristen English, PsyD at kenglish@ursinus.edu to arrange a pre-group meeting to discuss whether this group matches your needs!

  • Flu Shots at Wellness

    Flu season is soon approaching! Flu shots are now available at the Wellness Center for $25 cash/check. We can provide a receipt to be given to your health insurance company for possible reimbursement. Email wellness@ursinus.edu or call 610-409-3100 to schedule!