All Health Sciences majors, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs.


BeWell staff are located on the Health Sciences main campus as a satellite office of the Carruth Center for Counseling and Psychological Services.

  • Individualized care and ongoing assessment to guide treatment
  • Short-term individual counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Workshops
  • Outreach and consultation for students, faculty, and staff
  • Community referrals for specialized care and/or extended care
  • Referrals for psychiatric services and medication management


Monday through Friday, 8:15 to 4:45 p.m. Schedule your appointment ahead of time by clicking on the "Schedule Appointment" button on the right-hand side of this page or at the top of the page.

You can also call and/or email the BeWell clinicians to schedule an initial appointment:

Layne Hitchcock

Office: 304-293-1292


Seth Haxel

Office: 304-293-1353



Health Science Center South, Suite 1256 (across from OT/PT clinic)

(Please note that we are providing services in person and via telehealth at this time)


1 in 5 adults will struggle with a mental health challenge. Research shows that the sooner someone seeks help, the better the outcome. Similar to our physical health, if we notice a change, we would want to follow up with a doctor to prevent a symptom/sign from worsening.

Those who choose a helping profession are at a greater risk of burnout than the rest of the population. Learning to integrate wellness and self-care can act as prevention in your later career.