Nyack College Counseling Services


"Where no Counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of Counselors there is safety."
Proverbs 11:14


The mission is to provide undergraduate students with a supportive setting and safe environment to achieve healing and progressive development during their college experience.  

  • To provide free short-term counseling to undergraduate students
  • To provide confidentiality for all sessions to fullest extent allowable by law
  • To provide an environment where students can feel free to express and explore present and past issues that could be serving as obstacles in their lives and college experience
  • To provide Graduate level Counseling Interns who represent the diverse  student population
  • To provide internship opportunities for Graduate Students to gain hands on experience in a clinical setting
  • To provide internship opportunity for one Social Work Student.
  • To provide a variety of services to Nyack College Community
About Us:

Drusila Nieves, DCC, LCSW
Director of Student Wellness Services

The Director is supported by Maggie Labocki, MA, LMHC Administrative Assistant/ Counselor and eight interns from Alliance Graduated School of Counseling. The entire counseling staff is available to assist and support you.

Services Provided:
  • Individual sessions
  • Workshops
  • Referral information
  • Group sessions
  • Pamphlet information
  • Screening tests: Eating Disorder,
  • Alcohol, ADD, Anxiety Disorder, PTSD, Depression, Mood Disorder
  • Stress Table during Finals Week each semester with information and Counselors available for support.

Contact Us

On-Campus Location: Nyack College Counseling Services is conveniently located across from the Office of Student Development in Room 207 of Boon Center.

Office Hours9:00AM until 5:00PM, additional evening hours available by appointment only.

If you are in crisis and need to be seen quickly, it is very important for you to communicate this clearly when you call for an appointment, so that an emergency appointment can be arranged.

PHONE: 845-675-4564
FAX:   845-675-4562
Email: drusila.nieves@nyack.edu

Mailing Address:

Counseling Services
Nyack College
1 South Boulevard
Nyack, NY 10960-3698

Need an Appointment?
Visit Counseling Services or call ext. 4564

In Case of Emergency

The Student Should call 911, Contact residential staff on duty, and wait in a safe place for help to arrive.  (Emergency Response Services) responding to an on-campus emergency will transport to Nyack Hospital.

Important Numbers

Nyack Hospital
Behavioral Health Center


Pomona Mental Health Clinic
(Outpatient Only)

Nyack Community Ambulance

Survivors of Domestic Violence &
Abuse and Sexual Trauma

24/7 Hotline: 845-634-3341

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24/7 Hotline: 1(800)273-8255