Counseling Services offers "Let's Talk" walk-in sessions (no appointment necessary) for all of our students. During the typical week these sessions are on Mondays from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, and on Fridays, from 9:00 AM -11:00 AM. Call our office for information regarding increased hours during and leading up exam week. Click for or more information on Let's Talk".

The counseling services staff at McGrath Health and Wellness Center welcomes you! We know that making your first appointment with a therapist can be scary. It may even be the most difficult step in your journey to wellness. You are not alone. We support you and will be right along with you as you take steps to improve your mental health and well-being.

If you need help, contact Counseling Services at McGrath Health and Wellness.Who We Are

The clinical psychologists and counselors on staff at McGrath Health and Wellness Center are licensed in the state of Ohio. The staff also includes a board-certified consulting psychiatrist for you if you need medication or hospitalization. Free of charge, students can benefit from the same quality of service that's available in a private practice. In addition, Xavier University is a designated JED Campus, a nationwide initiative designed to guide schools through a collaborative process of developing comprehensive systems, programs and policies with customized support to build upon existing student mental health, substance abuse and suicide prevention efforts.

Issues We Help You Address

Staff at McGrath Health and Wellness can help you address a wide range of concerns including, but not limited to:

  • Depression or mood swings
  • Grief and loss
  • Anxiety or stress - check out this great video addressing anxiety as a college student.
  • Dating or peer relationship problems
  • Family relationship problems
  • Eating or body image
  • Sexuality
  • Alcohol or substance abuse
  • Anger
  • Perfectionism or procrastination
  • Recovery from verbal, physical, or sexual abuse
  • Recovery from sexual assault

If you cannot decide whether counseling is appropriate for you, take the Self Evaluator assessment. This brief self test may help.

Also available to our students, and people nationwide, is the Crisis Text Line. Text 741741 to be connected with a trained Crisis Counselor any time of day. Please note, this is not run and operated by Xavier University. For more information about the Crisis Text Line please visit their website.

Counseling Services

McGrath Health and Wellness Ctr.
Counseling Services
1714 Cleneay Avenue
(next to Cintas Ctr parking lot)
Cincinnati, OH 45207
(513) 745-3022, ext. 2

(513) 745-3562 (fax)

Fall/Spring Semester
Mon.-Fri. 8:30am - 5pm

Emergency Contacts

On-campus Police
(513) 745-1000

Campus Advocacy helpline 513-904-9013 for gender-based violence incidents

24 hour local suicide hotline
(513) 281-CARE (2273)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Additional Resources

The Trevor Project

Psychological Services Ctr.
Xavier University
Sycamore House
3818 Winding Way