Our providers are Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) and Licensed Psychologists who are dedicated to the personal growth and development of Longwood students. Counselors in Residence and advanced graduate Counselors-In-Training also provide counseling services under the supervision of the professional staff.

Fully accredited by the International Accreditation of Counseling Services, Inc.

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CAPS Services

We offer confidential mental health programs and services to currently enrolled Longwood University students. Counseling is available by appointment. Initial Consultation and Single Session Therapy appointments can be scheduled through the Online Portal.

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Support Groups

Advocacy, Communication and Transition (ACT)

This weekly support group is a long-standing collaboration between CAPS and the Accessibility Resources Office or (ARO).

The group is open to any student who has registered with ARO.  Advocacy, Communication, and Transition (ACT) provides a safe and supportive place for students to openly share concerns, discuss issues, gain specific skills and strategies to meet personal goals, and receive support and encouragement. 

If you are interested in ACT and/or have questions, please contact Madeline Schutt (Director of Accessibility Resources) at (434)395-2391 or Dr. Maureen Walls-McKay at (434)395-2409.

Stress and Anxiety Management Group

This group is designed for students who have symptoms related to stress and anxiety and are seeking support and methods to cope with stress. In the group, students who experience stress and anxiety can gain support and constructive feedback from other students who struggle with problems related to stress/anxiety.

Counselors will present psychoeducational information related to stress/anxiety, at the request of the group.

If you are interested in the group and/or have questions, please contact Dr. David Davino at (434)395-2409.


This weekly group provides an affirming, supportive space for LGBTQIA+ students to explore issues of importance to themselves and the queer community while also experiencing a greater sense of connection to others.

Location: CAPS   

Date & Time: Tuesdays beginning September 27 from 3:30-5:00 PM

Please contact Dr. Brandon Creech at (434) 395-2409 for additional information about participation. If you have questions concerning access, or if you wish to request disability-related accommodations, please contact ARO at (434) 395-2391.