Health and counseling staff will work together to address your needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students may contact the Wellness center from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 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 community 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:
Fairview Hospital provides emergency services and is a five-minute drive from campus.
29 Lewis Ave.
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Dial "0" or x7291 to connect with Campus Safety in an emergency. If there is no answer, call 911, then notify Campus Safety at x7291 or a Residence Director.
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.
Diane Dillon, PhD, Director of the Wellness Center
Tanveer Ahmed, MD, Psychiatrist
Lisa Sylvia, MD, Physician (Macony)
Jamie Berkowitz, PA, Physician's Assistant (Macony)
Pat LoNano, RN, Nurse
Priscilla Cote, RN, Nurse
Morgan Burns, LICSW, Counselor
Eve Jennings, LMHC, Counselor
Taya Win, LMHC, Counselor
Fiona Brown, MA, Clinical/Post-Graduate Fellow
Jamie Davenport, Graduate Intern in Social Work
Tamara Schlesinger, Graduate Intern in Social Work
Amanda Roux, Front Office Administrator