Counseling Services offers educational programs of general interest to the Penn State Brandywine community. This allows our office to serve a larger number of students. Please consult the activities calendar, Student Affairs social media accounts, or stop by the Student Affairs office to see what programs are on campus! If you are interested in a program or have any questions please contact our office at 610-892-1270.
The CCAPS-Screen is a mental health screening instrument that assesses the most common psychological problems experienced by college students.
This library includes videos with information about different mental health topics. Some videos provide information about mental health while others provide an introduction as well as practical strategies to help cope with different forms of distress.
Events and Programs
Footin’ It Fridays at Brandywine
Fridays, 12:15–1 p.m.
Limited to 10 students, pre-register here.
Join Brandywine Counseling staff in front of Orchard Hall for a nature walk on Fridays starting at 12:15 going until 1pm. Come get some exercise, enjoy some fresh air and de-stress.
Stress Management 101 with Hazelton
Wednesdays, 12:20–1:20 p.m.
Zoom link: https://psu.zoom.us/j/96912708855
This is a live weekly event focusing on interactive strategies to relax and relieve stress. Some strategies that will be covered include guided meditation, progressive muscle relaxation, yoga, breathing techniques and more. Come chat about how to cope in our ever changing world.
Mindful Mondays with Altoona
Mondays (except for November 23, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Zoom link: https://psu.zoom.us/j/92854932037
Join staff from Altoona live for mindfulness activities to reduce stress and practice self-care with PSU students throughout Pennsylvania.
Free Yoga Fridays with Shenango (all semester long!)
Fridays, 12:15 p.m, (starting Friday, Sept. 4)
Zoom link: https://psu.zoom.us/j/96511818221?pwd=M096UkVkb2g2Y2FsRnZTWHE2TkpZUT09
Join other students from PSU campuses across the state for free Yoga Fridays. This live event is brought to you by PSU Shenango. Yoga is great for increasing flexibility, reducing stress and increasing mindfulness.
WellTrack Interactive Self-Help Therapy
WellTrack is a free resource that is available to all Brandywine students. It can help you to understand your feelings of stress, anxiety and/or depression, and teach you techniques to minimize these feelings. WellTrack is a self-guided and interactive way to manage your mental wellbeing. To register for an account, download the WellTrack app on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store and register using your school email address.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources
Penn State offer a variety of academic and multicultural services that are specifically designed to promote the importance of diversity as well as address the academic, social, professional, and living needs of underrepresented populations.
- Penn State Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources
- Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Penn State Brandywine
- Resources for the LGBT Community
- Resources for Parents and Families
- Resources for Veterans