The Rosemary Furman Counseling Center
Telepsych Services at Furman Counseling Center
In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, all appointments will be virtual.
HOURS OF SERVICES: FALL 2020
Monday - Thursday 9am until 8pm
Friday 9am until 6pm ( closed on weekends and holidays)
To schedule an appointment:
Call the office at (212) 854-2092 or email email@example.com
Monday - Thursday: 9am until 7pm and on Friday 9am - 4:30 pm.
For urgent concerns: Student can speak with the clinician between the hours of 9am – 5pm and indicate “urgent” for same day appointment.
9am - 5pm, call (212) 854-2092
After 5pm, call the After-hours psychological Services at (855) 622-1903
or call 9-1-1 or go to your nearest psychiatric emergency room.
The Furman Counseling Center promotes the social and emotional development of Barnard students to facilitate their richest experience of College Life. We offer therapy, groups, workshops and medication to assist students in maintaining emotional and mental health. We support the College’s commitment to diversity, raising awareness of systems of oppression and unequal access to resources, and work to promote social justice.
Community Emergency Contacts
|Crisis Text Line||Text HOME to 741741|
|Student of Color Crisis Text Line||Text STEVE to 741741|
|Trevor Project Crisis Text Line (LGBTQ)||Text START to 678678|
|Samaritan Help Line||Call or Text ( 877) 870-4673|
|Trans Life Line Peer Support Hotline||Call 877-565-8860|
The world is currently facing a crisis, and our Barnard community is being impacted in many ways. While there is a lot of uncertainty right now, Furman counselors are available and committed to supporting Barnard students. In our efforts to offer remote psychological services to students, we have outlined some information to help you access additional resources and support:
Online Support for Barnard Community
Being able to name and unpack our many different emotions can help us manage them as we go through this pandemic and isolation. This video describes our multiple emotional states and offers a number of strategies to cope with the challenges we're facing.
Coping with Loss During COVID
The COVID pandemic has taken the lives of over 200.000 people.
Our capacity to grieve and participate in our typical rituals following the death of a loved one have been impacted.
This workshop will provide an opportunity to talk about the grief process and a space to share with others impacted by loss from COVID.
Day and Time: Friday October 23 2pm EST
contact firstname.lastname@example.org for zoom link
College Cooking 101: Finding confidence in your college kitchen.
Join culinary nutritionist and Barnard alumna Carly Weirtheim, M.S. ('14) for a live virtual and interactive cooking workshop.
Day and Time: Tuesday, October 27 at 6:30 - 730pm EST
Sponsored by Barnard Health Services Feel Well Do Well
Apps for Coping and Self-Care
Download a free app to help manage your emotions:
- Virtual Hope Box
- Tactical Breather
- Self-help for Anxiety Management
- Panic Relief free
Resources for Stress, Trauma, and Coping
- Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19 I CDC
- Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health I SAMHSA
- COVID-19: Resources for Managing Stress
Resources for Those Managing Eating Disorders During COVID-19
- Free Online Eating Disorder Support Groups
- Free and Anonymous Online Virtual Meal Support:
- Food Psych Podcast (Christy Harrison):
The realities of racial injustice, anti-blackness, and racial disparities have plagued our society long before the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are some resources to promote healing, advocacy, and self-care during a time of ongoing uncertainty and unrest.
- Young, Gifted, @ Risk and Resilience: A video toolkit
- Coping with Grief after Community Violence
- BEAM Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective
- 44 Mental Health Resources for Black People Trying to Survive in this Country
- Dealing with Trauma: 21 Things you can do
- The Unplugged Collective: Founded by a Barnard student class of '22, a digital healing circle where Black women and non-binary people have been showing up as they are to share stories about body discrimination, mental health, anti-Blackness, and more
- Blackandembodied by Alishia Mcllough, LCMH: Black mental wellness and self-love, along with social justice issues like fat liberation.
- Decolonizing therapy by Dr. Jennifer Mullan
- Dr. Thema: Focus on healing trauma and working at the intersection of gender and race.
- Dr. Mariel Buque: How your soul is holding up
- Iyanla: Fix My Life
- Black Girls in OM
- Brown Girl Self-Care
- POC Online Classroom
- Sister Afiya