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Counseling spring 2020

Spring 2020: Counseling Services

Counseling services will continue to provide remote consultation and case management assistance to students through the end of the Spring 2020 semester.

Students who are not currently connected to a counselor and interested in connecting with non-urgent counseling services can reach us at 978.542.6413 or through the Health Portal in Navigator.

To access the Health Portal in Navigator, log-in using your Salem State ID, with the “S” in front of the number and your regular password. Use the Messages tab once in the Health Portal. Select the option to message a counselor about counseling services

Current clients of counseling services have already been sent communications through the Health Services Portal. Students can respond directly to their clinician via Health Portal Messages feature for consultations and are also welcome to call 978.542.6413.

Clinicians will begin reaching out the week classes resume, starting on March 30, 2020, to all other students to arrange ongoing care plans. For mental health emergencies, visit here. For more resources on specifics mental health topics, email

Mental Health Emergency and Training Programs


Counseling Services

Counseling services offers free and confidential professional counseling or therapy to support student development and assist students with their mental health needs. Personal concerns and challenges are a normal part of the college experience. Students frequently seek counseling to deal with a variety of life issues including stress, depression, relationship difficulties, loss, anxiety, adjustment, and others. We offer short-term individual and group counseling, crisis intervention and emergency services during regular working hours, workshops on requested topics, consultation and community referrals.

Give us a call at 978.542.6410 to make an appointment. Access our informed consent form and additional information on making an appointment.


Your confidentiality and privacy is important to us. Learn about our confidentiality policy.


In the event of an emergency after business hours, call 6111 if you are on campus. Call 911 if you are off campus, or go to your nearest emergency room.


Discover our full list of FAQs on counseling including information on discussion topics, how it works, who you will work with, what’s next, and what to expect. 

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