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Counseling Center | Student Life

Wabash College Counseling Center

 location:  The Kendall house, 503 Milligan ST

Kendall House

Crisis Numbers:

New, 3-digit crisis call and text number is 988

Crisis text line for students of color:  Text: STEVE to 741741

LGBTQ+ crisis numbers:  The Trevor lifeline:  866-488-7386

Support Resources:  - For emotional/psychological support

Seize the Awkward offers tips for having tough mental health conversations with peers 

free screening tools for depression, anxiety, eating disorders and substance misuse

Bethe1to - connection and suicide prevention

Counseling Office

Counseling Staff:

Keri Francis


Counseling Center Director

2nd floor Kendall House

Laura Dolph

2nd Floor Kendall House

Laura Dolph


The Wabash College counseling center provides brief, solution-focused therapy during the academic school year.  It is not intended for long term therapy when classes are not in session

Professional, confidential counseling by licensed therapists for Wabash College students, their dependents, if any, and the college teaching assistants. Consultation for student organizations and student leaders. Consultants to faculty and staff on general student mental health issues.

There is no additional cost to students; no collection of insurance information; and no session limits


Spring and Fall 2024:  The Counseling Center will offer in-person and Zoom for Healthcare options
Contact  or call: 765-361-5592 to make an appointment.  The Counseling Center is open Monday through Friday when classes are in session. Hours are generally 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. but might vary some depending on student need and therapist preference and availability. The Counseling Center is not currently open for client appointments during breaks or in the summer.

To find a therapist near you when you are on breaks or during the summers, see link below:

Locate a Therapist Near Me

Some reasons Wabash students come to the Counseling Center:

  • Anxiety
  • Increased emotional regulation skills:  example: anger management
  • Grief and loss
  • Gambling problems
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Develop and improve resiliency, communication and conflict-resolution skills
  • Relationship challenges with friends, family, roommates, or intimate partners
  • Motivation problems
  • Depression
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Self harm
  • sexual compulsions/pornography
  • Sexual orientation or gender identity
  • Concerns about a friend
  • Eating disorders
  • Life transitions


For situations with an immediate risk of harm to self or others,
CALL 911 before contacting Counseling Center Staff!
After Hours Numbers
Fire, Police, Emergency Medical Service (Ambulance) 911
Wabash College-Campus Security 24/7 765-361-6000

Suicide Prevention and Crisis Resources

Valle Vista Health Systems (Greenwood)
Suicide/emergency assessment; free, in-person assessments; available inpatient and outpatient mental health and care and area referrals

Crisis and Suicide Prevention call and text number - 988

Crisis Text Line for persons of color:  Text STEVE to 741741

Wellness Tools:

Making Connections:

Information for Students of Color and International Students

Information and resources for and about the LGBTQ+ community

Substance Use and Misuse:

Resource link for self-assessment resources:  Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Psychosis, PTSD, Alcohol and other substances, and Gambling

Screening Tools for Alcohol and Drug Use:



Eating Disorders:

Supporting Emotional Health, from before to during college career
American Psychiatric Association and Jed Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases: