The Dean College Health Services and Counseling Services departments are committed to your well-being.

The Health and Counseling Services department is located in the Chapman House on campus. At Dean, we provide professional and confidential health care free to all full-time students who are enrolled at Dean College. Through individual consultation and campus-wide programming, our purpose is to promote balanced, holistic care and provide strategies to help students achieve and maintain their maximum level of health.

Health Services

The health center is staffed by a highly skilled and caring team of Nurse Practitioners, a consulting physician and an office manager. Our mission is to provide accessible, high-quality medical services for Dean College students. Health Services is a walk-in clinic, no appointments necessary.

Health Services Hours 

Day of Week Hours
Monday - Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Weekends CLOSED 

For more information, contact Office Manager Teri Marshall.

Health services staff

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Laura Branford-White, MSN, MPH

Health Services Nurse Practitioner
Address 99 Main Street, Franklin, MA 02038
Teri Marshall

Teri Marshall

Office Manager, Health Services
Address 99 Main Street, Franklin, MA 02038

Counseling Services

The counseling office offers a variety of psychological and educational services to meet the mental health needs of Dean Students. These confidential services include: individual group and couples counseling referrals to off-campus treatment providers as well as consultation to faculty, staff and parents as needed. Dean Clinicians also provide training, educational programs and outreach across the Dean Campus to contribute and to promote positive mental health and wellness.

Counseling Services Hours*

Day of Week Hours
Monday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Wednesday  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Weekends CLOSED

*Counseling Services are available from September through final exams in May.

Clinical Staff 

The Counseling Services Office is staffed by professional, licensed clinicians who offer a variety of skills and expertise. All of our clinicians are sensitive to issues of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation and disabilities.

To make an appointment, please complete the Counseling Appointment Request Form located under Essential Links on Today@Dean.

Sam Miller, LMHC

Director of Counseling Services
Address Dean College 99 Main Street, Franklin, MA 02038