Counseling in the comfort of your residence hall, apartment, or home
Feeling stressed? lonely? depressed? overwhelmed?
Have you thought about counseling but wasn’t sure it was for you?
Now you can talk to a licensed professional counselor from the Health & Wellness Center through secure video.
What you need to do:
- Register with MD LiveVisit
- Follow the instructions to download the software
- Schedule an appointment
- At the time of your appointment visit the site again
Make sure you are in a private location that is quiet; you will be able to use your WebCam on your computer
- Login and start your consultation
For technical assistance please call 1-888-632-2738
Over fifteen years of research confirm that telemedicine is as effective as in-person treatment.
If you thought about counseling, but didn’t think you could commit to getting to the Health and Wellness Center or you didn’t want anyone to know what you were doing, now you can have online secure video counseling sessions in the comfort of your dorm, apartment, or home. All you need is internet access.
WebChat is provided over a secure platform to ensure confidentiality and security of sessions.
As a Penn State Altoona student you get 3 FREE Web Chat sessions each year. If you feel more counseling is needed you will be referred to in-person counseling at the Health and Wellness Center