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Counseling Services

Counseling Services

We’re here to help—whether you’re stressed about finals or experiencing ongoing psychological concerns, Elmhurst’s counseling staff provides a multitude of services including individual counseling, couples counseling, group therapy, and workshops.

Our highly trained team of professionals comprises Licensed Clinical Psychologists, Masters-Level Counselors and a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Together, we offer a variety of services to help you manage your mental health and make effective life choices.

COVID-19 Update

Elmhurst University Counseling Services is currently offering in-person counseling and psychiatric services to vaccinated students (unless the student is showing symptoms on the day of their scheduled appointment). Unvaccinated students are eligible for telehealth services.

Services are available to all currently enrolled students and are free and confidential.

Counseling Services is operating by appointment only. The hours will remain 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For questions or to schedule an intake appointment, please call The Wellness Center at (630) 617-3565.

Mental Health Resources


We offer confidential counseling services to help students adjust to college life, address psychological issues and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Enrolled students qualify for a total of 30 individual or couples counseling sessions, with a limit of 15 sessions per year. Students can also participate in unlimited group counseling.

Psychiatric Services

Psychiatric services are available to students who have been referred by a Wellness Center staff member.

TAO (Therapy Assistance Online)

TAO is an online mental health platform available to faculty, staff and students. TAO provides a variety of resources for understanding and managing mental health issues. Please follow the steps below to get started.

  1. In your browser window, navigate to
  2. Enter your first name, last name, and your school email address.
  3. Create a password and confirm your password.
  4. Leave the “Enrollment Key” field blank.
  5. Click “Sign Me Up.”
  6. Check your email. You will be sent a “Welcome to TAO” email with a confirmation link, which you must click on to sign in.


We offer a variety of workshops on request to student groups, classes or teams. Topics range from stress management and anxiety to cross-cultural relationships and relaxation exercises. Contact the Wellness Center to learn more or schedule a workshop.


Counseling Services offers free screenings throughout the year on issues including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and alcohol and other drugs. Call the Wellness Center at (630) 617-3565 to schedule an appointment.

Self-Help Resources

We can guide you to a variety of resources related to personal, social and health issues, as well as academic skills.

Referral Information for Students

Find helpful information on finding referrals for counseling services in your community.

Referral Information (PDF)

Client Evaluation of Services

Elmhurst University Counseling Services (EUCS) requests your help in our effort to evaluate and improve our services. Please take a few minutes to fill out this evaluation form.


The Wellness Center

Niebuhr Hall, 010

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