Personal Counseling Center
The Student Personal Counseling Center offers confidential and accessible contact with a mental health professional to discuss personal and academic concerns. The psychiatrist and therapists of the Counseling Center are available to discuss any type of issues including, but not exclusive to, stress management, problems with personal or family relationships, feelings of depression or anxiety, issues involving eating and substance abuse.
In addition to personal counseling, the Center plans to coordinate, in conjunction with the Student-Faculty Group on Counseling, a Wellness Curriculum to help students become aware of as well as to adjust to the physical and emotional demands of medical school
Deanna Nobleza, M.D., Director of the Student Personal Counseling Center, Department of Psychiatry, may be reached directly and confidentially at 215-503-2817 to set up an appointment either with her or anther therapist or psychiatrist, on or off the Jefferson Campus. The number also will give directions for contacting Dr. Nobleza or another psychiatrist in case of an emergency.
If there is an after-hours emergency, students should go to the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Emergency Room (located in the Main Hospital Building at 10th and Sansom Streets, 215-955-6840) and ask to speak to the psychiatrist on-call.