Office of Student Life

Counseling and Consultation Service

Let's Talk Consultations

Let’s Talk provides drop-in, informal mental health consultations on a first-come, first-served basis. It’s FREE and CONFIDENTIAL and open to all currently registered Ohio State students. It's a great option for students who may not need traditional counseling, but who could benefit from one-on-one support and consultation.

When

What to Expect

  • One-on-one, 15 to 20-minute informal consultations with staff from Counseling and Consultation Service (CCS)
  • No appointment is necessary 
  • No paperwork is needed (minimal demographic information will be gathered for the purpose of tracking our delivery of service).
  • New insight and solutions to your problems and information about other resources on and off campus

The clinicians below will typically be hosting Let’s Talk on the days indicated:

  • Monday, 3-5 p.m.
    Vicki Fetterman, MSW, LISW-S
    Embedded therapist at College of Social Work

  • Tuesday, 3-5 p.m.
    Peter Oduwole, M.S.Ed, LPCC
    Embedded therapist at Office of Diversity and Inclusion
    Specializing in support for Black Students

  • Wednesday, 3-5 p.m.
    Marcy Ramirez, Psy.D.
    Latinx Specialist offering services in Spanish

  • Thursday, 1-3 p.m.
    Morgan Blumenfeld, LPCC-S
    Embedded Clinician at Student Health Services
    Specializing in support related to stress associated with medical concerns including COVID-19.

  • Thursday, 3-5 p.m.
    Courtney Arbogast, MSSA, LSW
    Specializing in emotion regulation, distress tolerance and interpersonal concerns.

  • Friday, 3-5 p.m.
    Danielle Henn, MSW, LISW-S, LICDC
    Specializing in campus and community resources, substance use disorders and health and wellness.
Disclaimer
  • Let’s Talk is an informal consultation only. Let’s Talk is not counseling.
  • Let’s Talk conversations are not part of students’ releasable records.
  • Although Let's Talk consultants are mental health professionals, Let's Talk consultations do not constitute mental health treatment.
  • Limits to confidentiality - When there is an immediate threat of harm to you or others, Let's Talk counselors are required by law to report this. When a minor, elderly person, or someone otherwise incapacitated is being abused, Let's Talk consultants are also required by law to report this.
  • If your Let's Talk consultant assesses that you could benefit from a higher level of care, every effort will be made to refer you to other appropriate resources at the university and surrounding community

This program is partly modeled on the "Let's Talk" program at Cornell University. We are indebted to our colleagues there for the name and idea; some of the material on their website has been duplicated here with permission. Special thanks to Cornell University CAPS, for sharing their expertise and experience.