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Services for Students

Short-term counseling and referral services are available to all undergraduate students free of charge. 

Services Offered

  • Individual, short-term counseling
  • Campus-wide outreach programs
  • Referrals to local specialists and services
  • Coordination with community health treatment
  • Resource materials and books
  • Consulting psychiatric care

Appointments can be scheduled during the academic year Monday through Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm by calling 617-243-2181 or emailing

Laser Support Line: 833-434-1217 (U.S.) or +44 20 8987 6588 (Int'l)
24/7/365 access to counseling support

*If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, an after-hours emergency, or a life-threatening emergency, please contact Lasell University Campus Police at 617-243-2279, dial 911, or visit your nearest emergency room.*


Confidentiality is an essential feature of the Counseling Center. Your counselor will discuss confidentiality in detail at your initial appointment. You are welcome to ask any questions you might have at that time.

Common Reasons to Talk with a Counselor

  • Anything you need to talk about in a confidential manner
  • Academic concerns
  • Adjustment to new environment/transition
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's/Autism Spectrum profile
  • Bullying and/or harassment
  • Conflict
  • Depressed mood
  • Discrimination
  • Drugs/Substance use
  • Eating or body image
  • Emotional abuse
  • Family concerns
  • Financial concerns
  • Gender identity concerns
  • Grief or loss
  • Health/medical concerns
  • Identity concerns
  • Interpersonal violence
  • Legal, judicial, or conduct concerns
  • Loneliness
  • Mood concerns
  • Obsessive/compulsive thoughts or behaviors
  • Pregnancy
  • Racial or cultural issues
  • Relationship concerns
  • Roommate/housing concerns
  • Seeing, hearing, feeling things that others do not
  • Seeking a referral
  • Self-esteem
  • Self-injurious behaviors
  • Sexual assault or abuse
  • Sexual orientation
  • Sexuality
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Social isolation
  • Stress
  • Suicidal thoughts or impulses
  • Time management
  • Trauma