Counseling Services

Services at the Counseling Center

*Emergencies that occur after hours should be referred to University Police at 911 or Crisis Intervention at 717-394-2631.* For the Suicide and Crisis lifeline call or text 988

Introduction to counseling at Millersville:

  • Our counselors use a brief therapy model, and students may receive up to five counseling sessions a semester. 
  • Students seeking long term counseling or specialized treatment may be referred to resources in the community.
  • Currently enrolled students are eligible for counseling services.

*Counseling services are confidential, meaning we will not release information without the student's written permission. Exceptions include danger to self or others, or court orders issued by a judge.*

What can the Center offer me?

  • Counseling for issues including, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, family problems, grief, homesickness, interpersonal problems, lack of motivation, stress, poor study skills, and test anxiety.  
  • Crisis intervention for students concerned with their own or another's safety and well-being.
  • Adjunct resources such as bibliotherapy, light box therapy, and pet therapy. 

  • Alcohol and other drug counseling for students who are concerned about their substance use. 

  • Consultation for students, family, faculty and staff who are concerned about the mental health of a student.     
  • Outreach activities to educate and support students. 

  • Lightbox Therapy during the winter months (October-March)