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Undergraduate Studies

Counseling Services

Thank you for visiting the Brickley Center’s Counseling Services website. We recognize that your wellbeing is an important part of getting the most out of your college experience. It impacts your personal, academic, spiritual and relational life. Our Center aims at providing a professional, confidential and safe place to get help and support for any ENC student.

Why Do Students Seek Out Counseling Services?

Here are just a few examples of issues addressed in counseling: adjusting to college, loneliness, sadness/depression, relationship issues, stress, anxiety, sexual issues, sexual abuse, trauma, bipolar illness, eating issues, academic problems, alcohol and drug use/abuse, grief, premarital or serious relationship counseling.

This is not meant to be a comprehensive list. We are available to consult with you on whatever you may wish to talk about.

When To Seek Help

Check out our guide on When To Seek Help.


  • Counseling sessions are free for traditional undergraduate students. To qualify for counseling, the student must be currently enrolled in 8 credits.
  • Graduate and Adult Studies: The first session is free. The second and subsequent sessions are $20 per session.


Call our receptionist at 617-745-3892 to schedule an appointment or stop in at the Brickley Center.

You can also email the director at bradford.thorne@enc.edu to set up a time to meet with someone.


In cases of a mental health emergency, students should come to the Brickley Center and let the receptionist know that this is an emergency and that you need to be seen by a counselor as soon as possible. If after hours, students should contact their Resident Director or the Security Office on-campus at 617-745-3911. If you are off campus and are experiencing an emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

Other Emergency Numbers/Hotlines

National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Local: Call Aspire Health Alliance at 1-800-528-4890 to speak to a crisis team member

Additional Resources

Faculty and Staff Guide for Helping Students in Distress 

A great site for college students regarding wellness and mental health issues, including stress, anxiety, and depression. This site has important information on how to help a friend, maintaining healthy relationships, and the option to take a self-evaluation.

Take a Confidential Screening
An online screening for depression, anxiety, or post-traumatic stress can help you decide whether a consultation with one of our counselors would be helpful.

Tips of Adjusting to College

Depression and College Students

Understanding Eating Disorders

So Many Ways To Get Started

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