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Kean University


Community Wellness and Counseling Center

Client receives counseling services

Who We Are

The Community Counseling and Wellness Center (CWCC) is the community-based mental health clinic for the Counselor Education Department at Kean University. The CWCC uses a holistic, collaborative, and data-driven approach working with clients in the local community. The CWCC offers free telehealth and in-person services to facilitate reaching clients that need it most. The clinic also serves as a training facility for current Ph.D. students who share the vision to increase community mental health and wellness. The CWCC staff include licensed mental health professionals, Ph.D. students, interns and professors to support an array of clinical concerns and diverse populations.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide holistic, research proven services that empower clients and strengthen communities by promoting mental health through counseling and wellness programs.

Mature counselor talks with male patient

Our Services

The center serves as a training facility for doctoral and masters students and provides short-term counseling services to children, adolescents, adults, and seniors, through the following:

  • Individual, couples, group, and family counseling
  • Wellness programs
  • Community support groups (i.e., Anxiety, Stress Reduction and Grief, LGBTQIA+, Diversabilities, etc.)
  • Specializations in play therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma, grief and loss, anxiety, mindfulness, spiritual integration, and stress management
  • Career counseling

Our services are available in multiple languages.

Elderly man receives telehealth services from a counselor

How to Get Started

Contact us to schedule a short intake over the phone to determine the appropriateness of our services or to receive a referral for the most appropriate services to meet your needs. After the intake call, you will be advised to submit important forms electronically so your services can begin promptly.


All CWCC services are free to the public.

Request an Appointment

Please fill out this form with your contact information to schedule your intake appointment. If you have additional questions, please call (862) 339-6159 or email us at

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The center offers telehealth and in-person appointments. Contact us for more information.

Hours of Operation

Services are scheduled by appointment. Weekday, Saturday, daytime and evening hours are available.

Contact Us

For additional inquiries, please contact the CWCC Coordinator, Rebecca Vicente, Ed.D., LCSW, CFTP, C-DBT at