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Health and Counseling Center

Counseling Services

The Health and Counseling Center offers short-term personal counseling. Counseling is free and available to all full-time undergraduate Carthage College students.


When classes are in session, students can be seen by appointment Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm (the last appointment time of the day is 4:00pm). Counseling walk-in services are available daily from 11:30am to 1:00pm. Students can be seen for brief visits (20-30 minutes) on a first-come, first-served basis. If needed, additional follow-up visits can be scheduled. 

Challenges often addressed during counseling include:

  • Managing emotions such as anxiety, depression, guilt, grief, and anger
  • Personal, family, and relationship challenges
  • Traumatic experiences
  • Educational and academic goals
  • Problems with sleep
  • Difficulty with alcohol or other substances
  • Sexual, emotional, and physical abuse

The Health and Counseling Center does not offer 24-hour services. If you need after hours or crisis care assistance, please refer to the After Hours / Crisis Care tab.

The Health and Counseling Center offers additional services to the entire Carthage community, including consultation for students, faculty, staff, and concerned others and education on various mental health and wellness topics. For more information, please contact Lydia Zopf / 262-551-5710.

Off-Campus Mental Health Providers

Below you will find a short list of mental health providers in the Kenosha area. It is the student’s responsibility to check with their health insurance to determine if the provider is within their network, as well as confirm insurance benefits and eligibility.


Family Psychiatric Care
Shauna Richardson, NP
Alyssa Skalitsky, NP
1114 56th St.
Kenosha, WI 531401

Wheaton Franciscan Psychiatry
Dr. Joseph Berg
3805 Spring Street, Suite 210
Racine, WI 53405

Psychiatric & Psychotherapy Clinic (PPC) 
Dr. Pushparanee Babusukumar
Dr. Ashok Shah
3601 30th Ave, Suite 102
Kenosha, WI 53144

Dr. Marilyn Befera-Zielinski

Services include eating disorder treatment
1244 Wisconsin Ave
Racine, WI 53403

Fleming Psychological Services
6121 Green Bay Rd, Suite 230
Kenosha, WI 53142

Guided Wellness Counseling
2305 30th Ave
Kenosha, WI 53144

Stephanie Hanson, LCSW
6214 Washington Ave, Suite C14
Mount Pleasant, WI 53406

Oakwood Clinical Associates
Services include Outpatient Alcohol & Drug Treatment
4109 67th Street
Kenosha, WI 53142

Pathways Consulting
Kenosha Location:
4633 Washington Rd
Kenosha WI 53144
Racine Location:
6929 Mariner Dr, #3
Racine, WI 53406

Psychiatric & Psychotherapy Clinic
Services include Outpatient Alcohol & Drug Treatment
3601 30th Ave, Suite 102
Kenosha, WI 53144



If you have questions, please contact the Health and Counseling Center at 262-551-5710.