Health Services Team

Counseling Services

Counseling Services are free and confidential!

Our Licensed Counselors are available Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 4:00pm to provide assistance to traditional students.

Concerns that students may bring to counseling may include, but are not limited to:

  • Bereavement/loss
  • Depression
  • Homesickness and college adjustment
  • Psycho-education
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Substance use issues
  • Some student issues may require an outside referral

Appropriate referrals will be determined and made in these cases.

Frequently Asked Questions

College is a time of change, growth and transition. The emphasis is on learning during this time in your life, but college is also a time to explore your ability to cope with stress, adapt to change, form relationships, balance work and play and make personal decisions.

The counselors at the Abbey are here to help you when presented with the challenges of taking responsibility for your personal growth. During the course of your years at the Abbey, you may want help and guidance in dealing with the everyday stresses of college life, self-confidence, emotions or finding your personal values. This is why we are here.

Currently enrolled traditional Belmont Abbey College students may utilize counseling services or consultations. If it is determined that another agency or person may better meet a student’s needs, he or she is referred on a voluntary basis to that source. If a student is referred to an off-campus therapist, he or she will be responsible for all fees.

BAC Counseling Services are located in the Wellness Center- rear, lower level of the Haid Building.

You can schedule an appointment with our counseling center online by clicking here.

We are following the suggested guidelines from the CDC in regards to the COVID-19 virus. We will provide physical distance ( 6 ft) in the counseling offices. We will also ask students to wear a mask when entering the Wellness Center. All staff will also be wearing a mask for safety and protection.

For questions, you can contact the Belmont Abbey Counseling Center at 704-461-5065 or counselingservices@bac.edu.

The counseling Center staff provides short-term counseling on multiple issues and concerns, including:

  • Self-esteem Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Depression
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Grief and Loss
  • Eating Disorders
  • Lifestyle Concerns
  • Family Issues
  • Substance
  • Abuse/Dependence
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Sexual assault
  • Trauma

Note: In the event of an emergency, call campus police at 704-461-6200. Police will contact the counselor on call immediately.

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