It’s easy to get the care you need, simply walk in to the Wellness Center during office hours to make an appointment with a counselor or the physician. No appointment is needed to see a nurse practitioner.
You can access comprehensive healthcares services through the Wellness Center. Health Services staff will address any physical needs and Counseling Services staff attends to mental health needs. No problem or concern is too small. We encourage all students to stop by and learn what we have to offer. If needed, we can even arrange transportation to off-campus appointments through the local taxi company and the charge will be billed home.
The Wellness Center is located in Livingston Hall Student Union on the 3rd Floor.
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. when school is in session. Walk in or call us at 413-528-7353.
The Wellness Center is closed during school breaks.
Nurses are on call, with physician backup, nights and weekends during the school year for urgent medical care needs. Contacting the on-duty residence director or Campus Safety at ext. 7291.
Our Health Services staff includes three registered nurses and a pediatrician 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 physician is on the local hospital staff and can order testing there, including X-rays, as well as make referrals to the ER and local specialists as needed. The physician follows up on all students who have been seen in the hospital.
If you cannot easily access your primary care provider, our physician can perform physical exams as needed for camp, foreign travel, and working papers. We are able to order and administer most immunizations.
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 insurance.
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.
Some common counseling areas include, but are not limited to:
Our services include:
If you are faced with an urgent/crisis situation related to health or counseling services outside of office hours, please contact the Campus Safety Department, 413-528-7291 or dial “0” on a campus phone. A nurse is on call, with physician backup, after hours and on weekends, when school is in session.
Emergency responders from off campus need to be met and led to the person or area of the emergency.
It is a policy of Bard College at Simon’s Rock that parents/guardians will be notified of any Emergency Room admission or hospitalization with the exception of sexual assault of a student over the age of 18.
The Wellness Center works directly with Lenox Village Integrative Pharmacy in Lenox, MA (413-637-4700), which will deliver individually packaged medications to the Wellness Center Monday through Friday.
Physician visits are available by appointment. Stop by the Wellness Center Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. or give us a call at 413-528-7353
To schedule an appointment, stop by the Wellness Center Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. or give us a call at 413-528-7353. You will need your academic schedule, so that the appointment can be scheduled without interfering with your classes.
Our consulting psychiatrist is available on a weekly basis to meet with students for medication management.
Sharon Hartunian is the Wellness Center director and Alison Abrams is the office administrator for the Wellness Center.
Morgan Burns, MSW, LICSW, Clinician
Jessica Goodchild, BS, Graduate Intern/ Lesley University
Julia Gottlieb, MA, Clinician/Post-Graduate Fellow
Eve Jennings, MA, LMHC, Clinician
Susanne King, MD, Psychiatrist
Beth Kozik, MA, LMHC, Clinician
Judith Win, PhD, Clinician
Taya Win, MS, Clinician/Post-Graduate Fellow