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Personal Counseling



College is an exciting time of learning and growth … but the academic pressures and a busy social pace can cause intermittent periods of stress for students. Our personal counseling staff is here to help ensure a positive college experience and encourage personal growth throughout your time at Maryville.

What Does the Office of Personal Counseling Do?

Services available at Maryville include individual and group counseling, educational workshops, and referrals to outside psychiatric and mental health resources.

Our Mission

Our mission is to actively promote and facilitate the personal growth and well-being of Maryville students through psychosocial support, education, and intervention in a safe and confidential environment.

Meet the Personal Counselors

Crisis Services

If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis, the Office of Personal Counseling is available to help. Appointments for counseling can be made at the office or by calling the office at 314.529.9556 during regular business hours. Students presenting in emergency circumstances during office hours will be seen by staff to provide a timely response and assistance. For emergencies during non-business hours (some evenings and weekends), contact the Office of Public Safety at 314.529.9500 or the Police at 911. A counselor is on-call at all times and the Office of Public Safety will contact that counselor when needed.

Ongoing Services

  • Recovery Group: for Maryville students in recovery from alcoholism/addiction. For more information, contact Linda Meyers at 314.529.9556 or lmeyers@maryville.edu.
  • Mindfulness Meditation Group: join Maryville students, faculty, and staff on Wednesdays in McNally House for mindfulness meditation practice. For more information, contact Linda Meyers at 314.529.9556 or lmeyers@maryville.edu.
  • Body Pride Team: promotes self-esteem and positive body image on campus. If interested, contact Jennifer Henry at 314.529.9556 or jhenry@maryville.edu.

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