Counseling Center

The Baker University Counseling Center strives to promote the health and well-being of the entire Baldwin City campus community. In addition to one-on-one and group counseling, the clinic staff offers a variety of programs throughout the year for students, faculty and staff.


The mission of the Baker University Health Center is to promote wellness and maximize on students strengths to ensure success. Counseling services further seeks to promote the health and well-being of the campus community as a whole. This is accomplished by providing mental health services, outreach, and educational opportunities and by fostering collaborative relationships across the University as a whole.


Our services are confidential as governed by the State of Kansas. All counseling records are kept separate from all academic, administrative, disciplinary and medical records. No information about a student's contact with Counseling Services is released without the knowledge and written consent of the student. Exceptions to this rule occur only in the circumstances outlined below.

We are allowed to break confidentiality in the following circumstances:

  • A client presents a serious threat of violence to another.
  • There is reasonable suspicion of child-, elder-, or adult dependent-abuse.
  • We are ordered to release records by a court order.
  • A client presents a threat of harm to her or himself in order to protect her or his safety.