Holding hands with a cup of coffee in a consoling manner

73 Tremont Street, 5th Floor

Academic Year Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm; Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

Are you feeling stressed or anxious? 
The Counseling Center can help - even after normal business hours! 

For mental health emergencies during business hours.

Call or come directly to the
Counseling Center, located on the
5th floor of 73 Tremont Street.  The
phone number is (617) 573-8226.

Counseling Urgent / Emergency Walk-In Service at the Counseling Center Daily urgent walk-in hours at 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm for students experiencing urgent concerns. It is best to call ahead at (617) 573-8226, if possible. A student can always call or come to CHW Counseling  for emergency concerns.
For mental health emergencies after hours or on weekends.        Call the Counseling Center at (617)
573-8226 and press 0 to be connected with a clinician on duty.
In the event of an immediate, life-threatening mental health emergency on campus, call the University Police at 617-573-8111.  Off campus, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.

The Counseling Center's primary goal is to provide timely and comprehensive short-term counseling services to Suffolk University undergraduate and graduate students.

The Counseling Center is committed to using its full resources in helping to expand the positive and productive learning environment at Suffolk University for students, faculty, and administrators alike.

The Counseling Center is staffed by five licensed psychologists, three doctoral interns, one practicum student, one psychiatric nurse practitioner, and one licensed social worker. Accredited since 1975 by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS) and with an American Psychological Association-approved (APA) doctoral internship program that was originally accredited in 1995, the Counseling Center continues to play a very active and important role in the life of the University. Its staff provides a wide spectrum of services to members of the University community, including individual and group counseling, outreach and consultation, training and supervision, teaching, and research.



Director, Jean M. Joyce-Brady, Ph.D.
Director of Training, Stephanie J. Kendall, Ph.D.
Kinga A. Pastuszak, Psy.D.
Teresa L. Blevins, Ph.D.
Bryan J. Harnsberger, Psy.D.


Zara Konarski, PMHCNS


Angela Ridgley, LCSW

INTERNS, 2015-2016

Ellen Darling, M.A.
Oxana Kopeikin, M.Ed.
Natasha Torkelson, M.A.


Julia Albo
Lucia Ciccarello
Jo-Ann Mastro
Sheila McCarthy