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Supporting Students: What to Do, When You Don't Know What to Do


Explore helpful methods in recognizing students who may be in distress, how to approach the student with your concerns, and how to refer students for consultation. Discuss helping students access support resources during their times of need.

Barbara Urbanczyk
Dr. Barbara H. Urbańczyk

Psychologist, Assessment Coordinator
Office of Student Life Counseling and Consultation Service
The Ohio State University

Barbara is a psychologist with Ohio State’s Counseling and Consultation Service where she has provided therapy to Ohio State students and consultation to faculty and staff since 2011. She also provides services to the Moritz College of Law as an embedded therapist. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Harvard University and a doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Denver.  A self-proclaimed nerd, appearing on Jeopardy is at the top of Dr. Urbanczyk’s bucket list.


David Wirt
Mr. David Wirt

Embedded Clinical Counselor
College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
The Ohio State University

David is a Clinical Counselor with Ohio State’s Counseling and Consultation Service. Prior to joining Ohio State Newark and Central Ohio Technical College to work as a Clinical Therapist, David worked for community mental health agencies and in private practice. David transferred to the Ohio State Columbus campus in January 2019 to become the first embedded counselor at CFAES. Additionally, David has completed post-master’s classwork to obtain his independent license to practice as a clinical counselor.

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