The Wellness Center

The mission of the Wellness Center is to promote healthy living in the students, faculty and staff of Hampden-Sydney College.  In recognition of this mission the Wellness Center will:

  • Provide treatment services in the areas of general health, mental health and substance abuse.
  • Encourage good health practices including good physical health, mental health and avoidance of substance abuse.
  • Serve as a resource to students, faculty and staff in the areas of health, mental health and substance abuse.
  • Strive to develop in students, faculty and staff healthy lifestyles that will contribute to the mission of the college and to the overall success of students. 

FLU VACCINES HAVE JUST BEEN REDUCED TO $10.00.  PLEASE COME VISIT US IN THE WELLNESS CENTER .

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For a consultation, please contact Adrienne Traylor

Listen to one of our counselors talking you through a relaxation activity. (mp3 4Mb)


The Wellness Center

The Wellness Center is here to assist you with ehnancing your emotional and physical well-being at Hampden-Sydney. Call or come by. We can help with your health concerns, mental health concerns or substance use/abuse concerns.

Sherry R. Dyche Ceperich, Ph.D., Director
sceperich@hsc.edu

Adrienne Traylor, Secretary
atraylor@hsc.edu

204 College Road
(434) 223-6167  Student Health Services
(434) 223-6411  Counseling Services
(434) 223-6318  Substance Education Services

Offices are open Monday–Friday: 7:30 am–5 pm; Evening counseling available

Student Health Services

Medical emergency or accident - Call 911

  • Timothy W. Corbett, M.D., College Contract Physician 
  • Beth P. Graham, BSN, RN-BC, Director of Student Health 
  • Barbara P. Kiewiet de Jonge, BSN, RN-BC, Primary College Health Nurse 
  • C. Denise Faircloth, LPN, Nurse, Receptionist 

Offices are open Monday-Friday: 7:30 am-4 pm

Substance Education

  • Shawn White, M.A., Assistant Dean for Substance Education
Substance education is provided to increase the level of knowledge for every student of the basic trends associated with drug use, abuse, dependency, and risk factors. By providing a variety of educational opportunities for students and student groups, students make healthier, informed decisions, and set this example for others to follow.

Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am-5 pm

Counseling Services

  • Sherry R. Dyche Ceperich, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Wellness Center Director 
  • Heather B. Hammock,M.Ed., College Counselor 
  • Richard E. Curtis, Jr., M.D., Consultant Psychiatrist 
  • Cynthia B. Devlin, LPC, part-time 
  • Patricia Thorne, LCSW, part-time
Crisis intervention services are available on a 24-hour basis. Counseling services are provided to assist students with their adjustment to college life and their resolution of personal concerns.

Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am-5 pm

Student Concern Reporting System
(from on campus only)