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: SPRING 2021
Monday - Thursday 9am until 8pm
Friday 9am until 6pm ( closed on weekends and holidays)
PLEASE NOTE: Furman Counseling Center is open on Monday, January 4th at 9am until Jan 8 for administrative services only. Clinical hours will resume Monday, January 11th at 9am.
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
Emergencies After 5pm, If you are living on campus :
call the After-hours psychological Services at (855) 622-1903 or the community Safety at (212) 854-3362
If you are not living on campus:
call the After-hours psychological Services at (855) 622-1903,
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.
Furman Counseling is offering listening hour opportunities to share what's on your mind while adjusting to campus. This is not a therapy space or session.
Dates: Tuesday, 1/19 at 10-11am & 6-7pm EST
Thursday, 1/21 at 11am-12n & 5-6pm EST
Monday, 1/25 at 6-7pm
Tuesday, 1/26 at 12n - 1pm EST
For questions or help signing up, email firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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
- JED's Mental Health Resource Center
- Seize the Awkward provides resources for maintaining mental health during Coronavirus
- Love is Louder Action Center provides tools for staying calm, connected and active
- JED's and MTV's Press Pause includes animated PSAS and online hub with simple mindfulness techniques
- JED's Covid-19 Resource Guide
- SAMHSA has Tips for Coping with Traumatic Events
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 likefat 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