Psychological Counseling Center (PCC)
Staff consists of psychologists and graduate practicum students, pre-doctoral interns, post-doctoral residents, psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners. Importantly, their services are free to all medical students. The Mental Health staff from the Student Health Center is now at the PCC.
-Short or long-term Individual, group, couples, and family counseling
-Eating Disorders counseling
-Alcohol and Drug counseling
-Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Nurse practitioners can prescribe medications
During the first session, information about the student will be gathered by an intake counselor. After the first meeting, the intake counselor will find a staff member who is best suited for the student. Typically, the student will be contacted within a week of their first meeting at the PCC.
Contact: (615) 322-2571
Location: 2015 Terrace Place (across the street from the Baker Building)
Office of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention
-Not a referral service per se, however, offers resources and information regarding alcohol and drug abuse
Location: Sarratt Student Center
Contact: Director Jeanine Atkinson, 615-343-4740
Center for Women in Medicine
Provide women in medicine with resources and guidance including individual life coaching and spiritual care. Also offer an elective course for medical students, “Let Your Life Speak.”
Location: 2125 Belcourt Avenue
-Offers many resources regarding body image, eating disorders, violence prevention and intervention
-Runs Project Safe Program which offers resources for support for anyone at Vanderbilt affected by sexual abuse, harassment, domestic violence, or bullying
Office of Religious Life
Staff of chaplains representing several faiths on campus including Jewish, Baptist, Episcopal, Presbyterian, Reformed University Fellowship, Catholic, Muslim, and United Methodist.
-Each chaplain or director provides counseling for his/her constituency
-services are free to students