Counseling and Psychological Services

Harrison School of Pharmacy student-pharmacists and graduate students have access to counseling and psychological services when they feel they need assistance.

On the Auburn campus, Natasha Benfer can be found in Cary Hall in the Auburn University Psychological Services Center. Students in Mobile have access to University of South Alabama’s Counseling and Testing Services. To schedule an appointment, call 251-460-7051 or visit For other resources in Mobile visit Students may also contact Melissa Webb for more information.

Kramer is a doctoral candidate in the Auburn Clinical Psychology program. If students have a spouse or significant other, both are welcome to attend a session together.

To schedule an appointment with Benfer, please email her at

Natasha Benfer head shot

Natasha Benfer

Doctoral Candidate, Auburn Department of Psychology
Graduate Clinician, AUPSC and HSOP

Other available services:

Regular Business Hours:
  • Students may contact Student Counseling Services (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) at 334-844-5123 or come directly to the SCS. Their offices are located on the second floor of the Auburn University Medical Clinic, 400 Lem Morrison Dr., Suite 2086. AUMC is located on the corner of Lem Morrison Dr. and Duncan Dr. Their services are free to all Auburn students.
  • Students may also contact Auburn University Psychological Services Center (Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.- 7 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.) at 334-844-4889. AUPSC is operated by doctoral students in the Clinical Psychology program. They offer a full range of therapy services (individual, family, and couples) on a sliding scale and do not have the same availability as SCS and often have a waiting list. They do not accept insurance, but most student clients pay minimal fees.

After Hours and Weekends/Emergencies:
  • Please note that SCS and AUPSC do not check voicemails on weekends or after hours. If you are experiencing an emergency or crisis situation, you should immediately go to the emergency room of the East Alabama Medical Center, 2000 Pepperell Parkway, Opelika, Alabama, 334-705-0510 or call 911.
  • For other crisis situations, you can also call the EAMC crisis hotline which can be called 24 hours a day (800-815-0630).
  • Please note that these resources are available to you at any time.

Last Updated: July 11, 2018