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Counseling Services

The primary mission of the Counseling Center is to assist students in accomplishing personal and academic goals by offering opportunities to support and enhance personal growth and development of the whole person especially in emotional, social, physical, and intellectual realms.

The Counseling Center offers assistance and services to all students affiliated with Christian Brothers University. Confidential, professional services include personal counseling, crisis counseling/ intervention, personal development seminars, consultation and referrals. You can schedule an appointment from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

BEVERLY WORD, LPC/MHSP
Director, Counseling Center
Phone: (901) 321-3527
Email: bword@cbu.edu (Students are welcome to make appointments to see Ms. Word via e-mail)

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
11:00a-7:00p
9:30a-4:30p
9:30a-4:30p
11:00a-7:00p
9:30a-4:30p

Other hours by appointment

Office Hours:

  1. Mental or Physical Health Emergency: Call 9-1-1
  2. For after-hours emergency assistance, you may call Campus Police & Safety at (901) 321-3550 or check under "Crisis Telephone Numbers" (below) for community resources providing 24-hour assessment/assistance at no charge.
Al-Anon (901) 323-0321
Alcoholics Anonymous Helpline (901) 726-6750
Crestwyn Behavioral Health (901) 248-1500
Lakeside Needs Assessment & Referral Center (901) 377-4733
Memphis Crisis Center (database of 3,000 referrals) (901) 274-7477
Narcotics Anonymous (901) 276-5483
Parkwood Behavioral Health Services (901) 521-1400
Rape Crisis (Shelby County Rape Crisis Center) (901) 222-4350
St. Francis Behavioral Health Services (901) 765-1400
Suicide and Crisis Intervention (901) 274-7477 or (800)-SUICIDE
Tennessee RedLine (Referrals for Substance and Mental Health Services- Available 24/7) (800) 889-9789