Counseling CentersCounseling Center

Do you need someone to talk to? Briar Cliff's Counseling Center Services help individuals in our community battling anxiety, depression and other mental challenges throughout their time as a Charger. 

College is a time of great pressure, stress, and personal growth. We know some key changes that often occur in college (from transitions, to managing your time and workload, to building new relationships) can trigger some students to seek council. That's why we have a licensed mental health counselor as a part of our Charger Health Team. We are here listen and help!

The Counseling Center also assists with educational programs that promote and help develop healthy social and mental processing fundamentals.  Students are encouraged to be proactive and responsible for their mental health. We know developing these coping skills will ultimately contribute to a person's personal and professional success in life.  

These center services are part of our Student Health Center located on Alverno's ground floor. Students needing the assistance of the Counseling Center are encouraged to make an appointment. The center will assists students in developing a healthy lifestyle which will ultimately contribute to their personal success. 

Regular Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

*Regular hours may vary during summer break, holiday breaks, or for special events on campus.*

Schedule Your Appointment

Don't be afraid to ask for help! Contact our "student support services" to request an counseling services appointment.

Contact Us

Other Resources:

  • Siouxland Mental Health
  • Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255
  • The JED Foundation: If you or someone you know needs to talk to someone right now, text, call, or chat 988, the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, for a free confidential conversation with a trained counselor 24/7. You can also contact the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741-741.
  • NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1-800-950-6264
  • SAMHSA: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: 1-800-662-4357
  • Briar Cliff Student Health Center
  • UnityPoint Health - St. Lukes - 2720 Stone Park Blvd, Sioux City, IA 51104
  • MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center - 801 5th St, Sioux City, IA 51101


If an emergency, please call 911 or visit the hospital within driving distance: UnityPoint Health St. Lukes or MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center.