Park Manor South Annex

Counseling and Psychological Services

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers free consultations, assessments, short-term biweekly counseling, and referrals for long-term counseling, all designed to empower you to thrive at Babson and beyond.

For the quickest way to help you book an appointment, please call 781-239-6200, option 1.

Active full-time Babson students are eligible. Students who are enrolled less than full-time are eligible for crisis and referral services. Due to professional licensing requirements, regular clinical services may be provided to students who are located in the state of Massachusetts at the time of service.

For students seeking weekly, more specialized, and/or intensive clinical services, off-campus referrals may be provided.

Your interactions with CAPS are confidential and not shared with anyone unless you provide written authorization, with some exceptions. Speak with a CAPS staff member to learn more.

Counseling consultations are 45-minute appointments focused on how to best address your concerns. If you are a student returning to CAPS, your initial appointment for the new academic year will also be a consultation.

To schedule, call us at 781-239-6200, option 1. You may also visit us at Park Manor South Annex.

Mental Health Emergencies

Call 781-239-6200 and select option 2 for help 24/7/365. Other resources include the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (call 988) and the Crisis Text Line (text HOME to 741741).

During our regular clinic hours, dial 781-239-6200 and select option 1 to request an emergency appointment. You may also visit us at Park Manor South Annex.

Medical Emergencies

Call Babson Public Safety at 781-239-5555 if you are living on Babson’s campus; if residing elsewhere, contact 911 or your local emergency services.

Also known as a "Same Day" for short, this appointment is an opportunity for you to speak with a CAPS clinician briefly about a non-emergency concern, discuss attempted solutions, and explore available solutions and support resources. At the conclusion of the session the clinician may provide recommendations and/or referrals to book a follow-up appointment with CAPS, an off-campus provider, and/or campus resources that we believe may be of help to you.

To schedule, call us at 781-239-6200, option 1. You may also visit us at Park Manor South Annex. Due to the in-the-moment style of this kind of appointment, it must be requested on the same day of your preferred appointment date. Based on clinical availability, staff will provide services and/or appropriate referrals in the community.

Be Well. Do Well.

Our team can support you in a number of areas. Common reasons students visit include:

  • Homesickness and Adjustment
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Race and Identity Related Concerns
  • Loneliness and Isolation
  • Feeling Down or Sad
  • Family/​Peer/​Relationship Concerns
  • Substance Use
  • Body Image and Food Concerns
  • Financial Stress
  • Sexual and Gender Identity Concerns
  • Loss and Grief Resources (pdf)
  • Depression
  • Sexual Assault
  • Traumatic Events
  • Self-Harm and Suicidal Thinking
  • Culture Shock and Adjustment
  • Impact of COVID-19
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