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


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 (please note, we will not be accepting clients for the fall 2020 session until August 20th). 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!! The CPDC will be offering Drop In Hours. Please check back later for more information, including days/times, and how to access this service.

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.