Counseling & Personal Development Center

The Counseling and Personal Development Center (CPDC) provides free individual and group counseling to students in a confidential setting. We also provide programming, outreach, and consultation services for the Allegheny College campus community. We know the college years are a time of growth, transition, and stress. We are here to help.

If you are in need of immediate support please contact the 24/7 at 814-332-2105

For question and inquiries, please call 814-332-4368, or you can email us at cpdc@allegheny.edu

 

Services Provided:

NOTE: All services for the fall 2020 semester will be conducted virtually. 

To request an initial appointment with the CPDC, please complete this link. Once completed, we will contact you to schedule your initial appointment. 

 

Brief Therapy (BT): Students requesting continuing services will first be screened during a Triage appointment. Once completed, students may be referred for BT, which is one to three individual sessions with a clinician at the CPDC to address the presenting concern. (NOTE: Students are able to return to the CPDC for more sessions if deemed appropriate by the clinician). Students are permitted up to 5 sessions per academic semester (including the Triage).

Group Therapy: The CPDC offers a variety of groups throughout the academic year that focuses on different topics. Please email or call the CPDC to inquire about current groups.

Drop In Hours: New This Semester!! We now offer virtual drop in hours throughout the week. Please check the schedule for times and dates as the hours may change week to week. Please schedule here. Once you’ve scheduled the appointment, the therapist will send you a calendar invite. Please complete this form prior to your appointment. Note: Drop in hours are for students who are not already connected with a counselor. If you are in crisis and need immediate support, please contact the 24/7 Line at 814-332-2105.

Crisis Support: The CPDC provide around the clock crisis support via our 24/7 Line (814-332-2105). We ask that students contact this line before directly contacting the CPDC when seeking immediate support.

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