Mental Health Counseling Services

Camden County College is concerned about every student’s well being. Students can face many challenges in pursuit of their academic and professional goals. If this sounds like something you have experienced, you are not alone!

If you feel that you need support in dealing with stress, feeling overwhelmed, a personal matter, or a circumstance that may be impacting your academic success, please reach out to:

Heather Bense, DSW, LCSW, Mental Health Counselor at or at (856) 227-7200 ext. 4068.

Summer Hour Availability

Confidential services are available at both the Blackwood and Camden Campuses by appointment only during the summer months. Tele-health services are also available.

Please reach out at the contacts above to schedule an appointment.

Services available

  • Individual counseling and psychotherapy
  • Case management or referral assistance
  • Walk-in counseling and support

What to expect

  • A confidential space
  • Short-term, solution focused strategies to help you achieve your goals
  • Support in making connections with community resources, if that is what you need
  • Individualized support based on what you hope to accomplish

Community services available

Community services are also available to you.

If you or someone you know is in a crisis situation and having thoughts of death, dying or suicide, contact the following resources 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:

Twin Oaks Integrated Care, Early Intervention Support Services
First Come, First Served
2051 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ, 08003
Monday-Saturday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
(You can be dropped off, given information or walk in own your own.)

Services include individual therapy, case management, psychiatric medications, peer support.
Program is short term.

NJ HopeLine: (855) 654-6735 (24 hrs/7 days a week)
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: call or text the three-digit number 988
Crisis Text Line: Text HELLO to 741-741
Camden County College Office of Public Safety: (856) 374-5089
Crisis Screening Center: (856) 428-4357 (24 hrs/7 days a week)

COVID-19 Student Resources

Here are some resources to support the academic and personal success of our students: