Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Overview of Services

The SPCC offers individual counseling, couples counseling, group therapy, crisis assessments, and psychiatric consultations for students.  The SPCC also sponsors a variety of wellness workshops and health educational seminars throughout the year for students. Counseling and support services are also available for the residents of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital through the Emotional Health and Wellness Program for House Staff.

All Thomas Jefferson University students are eligible for three visits without charge at the SPCC. SPCC counselors are in-network with a limited number of insurance providers, including the United HealthCare Student Resources Plan offered by Thomas Jefferson University.

The SPCC is located at
833 Chestnut Street
Suite 230
(215) 503-2817

Monday thru Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Early morning and evening appointments are sometimes available.

Common Concerns

There are many concerns that may lead a student to seek support or counseling.  All concerns are taken seriously – no problem is “too small” to talk about.  The SPCC counselors encourage students to come in and talk, even if they are not sure that counseling is what they need.  The important thing to keep in mind is that help is available.

  • Stress or anxiety
  • Depressed mood
  • Relationship problems
  • Difficulties adjusting to College or loneliness
  • Personal or family crises
  • Difficulties making a career decision or choice
  • Academic concerns
  • Eating or body image concerns
  • Alcohol or drug problems
  • Identity issues
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Dealing with physical illness or disability