Counseling Services

Counseling Services for webFrom left: Maria DiNardo, licensed mental health counselor; Melody Miller, licensed mental health counselor; Stacey Pozzobon, office coordinator; Ranya Green, senior licensed mental health counselor; Michelle Granieri, licensed mental health counselor.

Location:
Seton Hall, lower level

Team leader:
Ranya Green, senior licensed mental health counselor

Team members:
Licensed mental health counselors Maria DiNardo, Melody Miller, and Michelle Granieri, and office coordinator Stacey Pozzobon.

Contact:
www.niagara.edu/counseling/716.286.8536

Hours:
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – noon and 1 – 4:30 p.m.

By the numbers:
A 2018 study from the American College Health Association concluded that roughly 1 in every 5 university students struggles with depression and/or anxiety.

Just the Facts:
For many students, the pressures of college life are often overwhelming. In addition to academic responsibilities, there are many other concerns and decisions confronting students, such as developing greater independence, establishing a sense of identity, maintaining relationships, clarifying a personal value system, and planning a career.

The Office of Counseling Services is dedicated to providing confidential mental health counseling to help students work through and overcome obstacles that may be hindering their ability to reach their full potential. The professional staff work to facilitate a safe, supportive, nonjudgmental environment, and are committed to being knowledgeable and sensitive regarding issues of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, and ability.

Some of the services offered to students include: short-term, goal-oriented and person-centered individual counseling; outreach/workshops; mental health assessment; and intervention, consultation, and referral services. These services are available for free to all currently enrolled NU students.

Counseling Services kindly reminds faculty or staff members that they are often the first to become aware of personal difficulties affecting a student's academic performance. Please visit https://www.niagara.edu/counseling-faculty-staff/ for information to help determine when to refer a student for counseling, and how to do so.

Last Seen: 
Updating their web page with new pictures of their offices and the new, one-on-one relaxation room.