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Counseling and Psychological Services

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Department Overview

CAPS will be offering individual and group counseling services virtually during the Fall 2021 semester. Beginning Monday, August 30th, our weekly crisis drop-in hours will be held in person daily, Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m.–noon and from 3–4 p.m.

Additional CAPS services include:

  • Talkspace, available 24/7/365 worldwide, is an independent service, free of charge to students, providing live video sessions and asynchronous text, audio, and video messaging with a dedicated licensed therapist:
  • 24/7 On-Call Counselor can be reached at 610-328-7768. In case of emergency, call Public Safety at 610-328-8333 or dial 911


Welcome to Swarthmore College’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Our mission is to promote students' well-being within a safe and confidential environment through a range of psychological support and consultation services. We provide individual and group counseling, assessment, consultation, and referral services to the Swarthmore community.

Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

These values are at the core of our profession and the services we provide. The Counseling Center is dedicated to making our care accessible to all students, and our staff is committed to creating a safe, inclusive, and affirming environment that embraces the richness of our diverse community.