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Find a Referral

The Counseling and Wellness Center offers referral services to community resources throughout the academic year. If you are looking for a referral, we encourage you to contact the Counseling and Wellness Center to schedule a case management appointment. 

The following sites offer additional information about community referrals. They are listed here solely as informational services. Neither MassArt or the MassArt Counseling and Wellness Center endorse any of the following sites, their services or the professionals who may be affiliated with them.


MySSP

In addition to short-term and 24/7 crisis counseling, My Student Support Program (MySSP) also offers referral services to all enrolled undergraduate and graduate students at no cost to the student. Students can access a MySSP staff member through chat service or phone call to request help looking into referral options

Students may download the MySSP app and complete a student profile to assure free access. Phone access is also available at 1.866.743.7732. (Outside the U.S., call 001.416.380.6578).


Psychology Today

You can use this site to search for a therapist or psychiatrist by your zip code and then narrow down your search by insurance, presenting issues, types of treatment and how the therapists identify. Each provider has an online profile so you can learn more about their practice and contact them directly if they seem like a fit. The site also gives the option of searching for support groups and treatment centers.


Zencare

This site allows you to search for a mental health provider by health insurance, therapy budget, provider type, specialty and location. Providers have detailed profiles, including some use of video to describe their practices. You can contact individual providers through their online profile, and many allow you to schedule a free 10 minute phone consultation through their profile.


additional resources
  • Inclusive Therapists: this site helps you search for inclusive therapists and counselors in your area offering culturally responsive and LGBTQ+ affirming support for all identities in all bodies. 
     
  • My Tru Circle: this site helps you to find therapists of color in your area. 
     
  • Therapy for Black Girls: this site is dedicated to Black women and girls who are looking for therapists with shared identity. 
     
  • Step-by-Step Guide to Finding a Therapist: download this PDF to read a step-by-step guide to finding a therapist