Counseling Services offers short-term professional counseling and self-help resources to Wartburg students of all ages. The campus community also affords a wide variety of resources to help students adjust to college life. Counseling Services' primary purpose is to provide psychological support as students pursue their academic and personal goals. This service enhances the quality of their experience at Wartburg. Ongoing programs are offered in personal counseling, testing, self-management skills, multicultural issues, substance abuse recovery, sexual assault, crisis, safety education, and various support groups.

Located in the Pathways Center on the 3rd floor of Vogel Library
Email us to set up an appointment

Campus Counseling Resources
Stephanie Newsom, Director
Molly Wertz

Regular Office Hours: 
M-F 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Telephone:(319) 352-8596

Off-Campus Resources
Covenant Clinic Psychiatry: 

Psychiatric Associates of Northeast Iowa, P.C.: 319-352-2108

Pathways Behavioral Services: 319-352-2064

Friends of the Family: 
319-352-1108 or 1-800-410-7233

Waverly Health Center Behavioral Health Services: 319-483-4074

AWARE - Alcohol Wisdom and Real Education
AWARE is dedicated to promoting responsible consumption of alcohol within the Wartburg community by providing educational opportunities and support as needed.

  • AWARE believes that there are two types of people who drink alcohol: those who are aware and those who are unaware.
  • AWARE began in the fall of 1995 with the dream of developing a student organization that would provide enlightening education on the responsible use of alcohol.

Sexual Misconduct and Assault Resource Team (SMART)
SMART is student-run organization consisting of faculty, staff, and student advocates who are specially trained to provide education and support in sexual assault/harassment incidents on campus. The group  provides educational programming about issues related to dating violence, sexual harassment, sexual assault, and making responsible sexual choices. 

To become a member of SMART or if you are interested in becoming a certified advocate for domestic violence and sexual assault (state-mandated  20-hour, Level I advocacy training) contact stephanie.newsom@wartburg.edu or 319-352-8596.


Suicide Prevention