Health and counseling staff will work together to address your needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
To protect the health and safety of students and staff, we are not permitting walk-ins at the Wellness Center. Students may contact the Wellness center from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, by calling.
An on-call nurse and on-call counselor are available by phone and can be reached by first contacting a residence director or Campus Safety for an initial assessment of your concerns and the resources needed.
Our Health Services staff includes registered nurses and on-site physicians who have extensive experience working with adolescents. We are available to discuss concerns, no matter how minor, and will assist you in caring for your health.
Our physicians can order testing, including X-rays, as well as make referrals to the ER and local specialists as needed.
Counseling is free for all currently enrolled students. Appointments for psychiatric evaluation and medication management are scheduled by referral from a Counseling Services clinician and are billed separately through the College/Academy insurance policy.
Some common counseling areas include, but are not limited to:
Our services include:
It is a policy of Bard Academy and Bard College at Simon’s Rock that parents/guardians will be notified of any Emergency Room visit or hospitalization.
The Wellness Center works directly with Lenox Village Integrative Pharmacy in Lenox, MA, which will deliver prescription medications to the Wellness Center Monday through Friday.
Records and the information discussed are kept confidential and are not disclosed to others outside of the Wellness Center without written consent. There are specific exceptions within federal confidentiality guidelines, which will be reviewed with you during your intake appointment.
Sharon Hartunian, LICSW, Director of the Wellness Center
Tanveer Ahmed, MD, Psychiatrist
Ruby Chang, MD, Physician
Lisa Sylvia, MD, Physician
Alison Abrams, MEd, Front Office Administrator
Priscilla Cote, RN, Nurse
Pat LoNano, RN, Nurse
Morgan Burns, LICSW, Clinician
Eve Jennings, LMHC, Clinician
Beth Kozik, LMHC, Clinician
Taya Win, MS, Clinician/Post-Graduate Fellow
Elise Sideli, BA, Graduate Intern in Social Work/Simmons University