Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at at Penn State Scranton is committed to supporting the emotional, psychological, educational, social and cultural development of our students. We provide short-term counseling for academic and personal concerns, as well as proactive programming and consultation.
Personal Counseling for Students
Our licensed counselor Katherine J. Stefanelli, Ph.D., LPC is on campus to assist all our students with group and individual counseling, crisis intervention, and case management. All services are confidential and available to students at no cost.
- Crisis Intervention
- Getting Started with CAPS
- Resources for Faculty, Staff and Families
- Self Help and Wellness Options
When it comes to protecting your information, CAPS follows all professional standards and state and federal laws. Information shared with the therapist is held in the strictest confidence consistent with professional and ethical standards and state and federal law. Therapists will not release information without the client's signed consent except in rare instances where sharing is required by law (such as to save a human life, to report child sexual abuse, or to comply with a court order). Read more about our commitment to privacy in our Notice of Privacy Practices.