Counseling and Academic Support
dean for students
We realize that being a law student can be challenging and, at times, daunting. The Dean for Students Office at Boston College Law School is committed to offering our students the support and assistance they need. Several resources are available to students in need of counseling, among them:
- Boston College University Counseling Services - Provides confidential, individualized counseling and psychotherapy services for students. Many law students have seen counselors at this clinic, and the staff is very knowledgable about the pressures law students face. A student's use of the service and all information shared by students with the staff members is held in confidence. Students may schedule an appointment by calling 617-552-3310 or by visiting any of the three Counseling Services Offices: Gasson Hall room 108, Fulton Hall room 254, or Campion Hall room 301. If an emergency occurs when offices are closed, call 617-552-3227.
- Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, Inc. is a confidential counseling and referral resource for lawyers and current law students. They offer help for alcohol and drug abuse, stress, depression, work, family, marital issues, mental health and other personal issues.
- The Danielsen Institute (185 Bay State Road; 353-3047) provides confidential counseling for individuals, couples, partners, families and groups. They have a sliding scale fee structure.
- Associate Dean for Academic, Career and Student Services, Maris Abbene can also provide assistance in contracting private counseling services.