Mental Health Services
Bergeron Counseling Services: COVID-19 Update
Our counseling services will be different this year due to COVID-19 and we are fully committed to supporting the mental health of our community. Bergeron Counseling will have 2 full time staff counselors, 1 part time staff counselor and 2 counseling interns available during normal business hours, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:3pm.
We will be offering students the following options:
- Scheduled confidential HIPAA approved tele-counseling, either online or on the phone.
- “Walk-in” confidential HIPAA approved tele-counseling counseling, either online or on the phone.
Regardless of how you choose to engage with counseling, the process is the same:
Call Heidi Brodtman at 802-654-2234 or email Hbrodtman@smcvt.edu between the hours of 8:30am – 4:30pm and she will schedule a time for you to meet with a counselor.
Note: Due to COVID-19, the State of Vermont allows all licensed mental health clinicians from other states to work with you even while you are in Vermont.
If you have a counselor from home that you are already seeing online due to COVID-19, consider continuing to work with them as you transition to campus, since much of the counseling we do at SMC will also be online. Continuing with the same counselor you currently have may provide you with some helpful continuity as you make the transition to college for the first time, or back to college if you are a returning student.
We are very much looking forward to welcoming you to campus and finding our way through the challenges and opportunities of these uncertain times together!