Counseling Services

All mental health counseling is provided by Horizon Behavioral Health, which has an on-campus office on the lower level of Mills Chapel.

Counselors are on campus and available for appointments on Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Students may schedule appointments by calling 434-946-2316. You can also email questions to

Walk In Hours for Spring 2023:

  • Monday: 9-10 a.m.
  • Tuesday: 3-4 p.m.
  • Wednesday: Noon-1 p.m.
  • Thursday: Noon-1 p.m.
  • Friday: 1-2 p.m.

The cost for the services may be covered by your health insurance — please check your policy. Sweet Briar will work with students who may need further assistance on a case-by-case basis. If you’re having a mental health emergency, call 434-946-2316 during normal business hours (M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.) or 434-522-8191 after hours (5 p.m.-8 a.m. and on weekends).

Behavioral Health Services

  • Individual therapy sessions by appointment
  • Early intervention, aftercare and psychological rehabilitation services
  • Case management
  • Psychiatric services
  • Limited walk-in hours