Counseling Center – About Us
What does the Counseling Center do?
Services available at Maryville include individual and group counseling, educational workshops, and referrals to outside psychiatric and mental health resources.
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 Counseling Center Staff
Maryville students ALWAYS have access to counseling support.
We offer a 24-7 Support Line for Maryville students. Students in crisis may call the line to speak with a mental health professional free of charge anytime of the day or night. Reach the Support Line at 314-529-9556, then press 0.
Need to know what to do during a crisis?
DURING BUSINESS HOURS: Appointments for counseling can be made at the office or by calling the office at (314) 529-9556. Students presenting in emergency circumstances during office hours will be seen by staff to provide a timely response and assistance.
AFTER-HOURS, WEEKENDS, BREAKS: For support needed after-hours, on weekends, or during breaks, call the office at (314) 529-9556 and press “0” to speak with our after-hours support team.
If you or someone you know is experiencing a potentially life-threatening crisis, please immediately contact the police at 911.
- Recovery Group: for Maryville students in recovery from alcoholism/addiction. For more information, contact Verne Wilson at 314.529.9556 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Mindfulness Meditation Group: join Maryville students, faculty, and staff for mindfulness meditation practice. For more information, contact the Counseling Center at 314.529.9556.
- Survivors Circle: all Maryville students who identify as survivors of sexual assault, rape, intimate partner violence, or harassment are invited to participate in Survivors Circle. Survivors Circle is a weekly confidential support group. Participants will be able to connect with other survivors, discuss healing and coping, and advocate for an end to sexual and gender-based violence. For more information, please contact Caitlin Layer-Gaskell, MSW, LCSW, CCTP: email@example.com.