Counseling Services

Services Offered to Transylvania Students

  • On-Campus Counseling
  • Referral to community resources and off-campus counseling services
  • Crisis Services: Please contact the Department of Public Safety at x8118 or call 911. You may also go to the ER at Good Samaritan Hospital or the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

Here are some other resources available to students:

  • 24-hour Mental Health Crisis Line for Lexington, KY: 1-800-928-8000 (operated by Comprehensive Care)
  • Ampersand Sexual Violence Resource Center of the Bluegrass: 253-2615 (Crisis Line is 253-2511 OR 1-800-656-4673
  • Good Samaritan Hospital Emergency Services for Behavioral Health: 226-7063
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK or
  • Addiction Treatment Locator:
  • Mental Illness Fact Sheets

Contact Information

On-Campus Counseling is located on the second floor of the Campus Center

To schedule an appointment, email or call the Counseling Center at (859) 281-3682.

*Appointments may be scheduled Mondays through Fridays, mid-August through May. Scheduling an appointment ahead of time ensures that the counselor is available to see you and not with another student when you arrive.

Counseling Center Staff:

Kathy Susman, M.A.,

Tricia Hite, LPCC

Ann Pedersen, LCSW