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South Village Counseling Services

Zen Photo of Dr. Beth Cholette by Keith WaltersDr. Beth Cholette (she/her/hers)
Assistant Director of Counseling Services

Welcome!  My office, South Village Counseling Services, is a satellite office of Counseling Services, part of the Student Health and Counseling department, and is located in Onondaga 203-South. I am a licensed clinical psychologist (PhD) with almost twenty-five years of experience in a college college setting, and I am also a registered yoga teacher (RYT). With these two areas of expertise, I am able to provide a unique combination of psychological services and holistic programming. I have also had specialized competency trainings with Safe Zone and ACCC.  My office and yoga classes welcome everyone.

NOTE:  Due to the coronavirus pandemic, I am currently working remotely; all mental health services are being provided via teletherapy.  Go to the main page for Counseling Services or our Coping with Covid page from more information.

Yoga, Mindfulness, Meditation

Yoga Class and Meditation Classes

When we are all on campus, I teach a weekly yoga class open to the entire Geneseo campus community (students as well as faculty/staff).  During the current pandemic, I have been offering FREE at-home yoga and meditation classes on my YogiBethC YouTube Channel.

Mind-Body Programming

Would like to arrange a program for your class, group, club, or organization?  View my mind-body programming information.  I am currently available to provide outreach via Zoom or pre-recorded format.  You can also get a sense of what I offer by viewing Mindful Multiple Choice, a mindfulness program I facilitated for faculty (via TLC) in December 2020.

Need an Appointment?

Use the "Schedule an Appointment" link below to request an counseling appointment. Students wanting to meet with me can be referred after their initial triage appointment (or, if you have seen me in the past, you will be scheduled with me directly after completing the form.)

Join the Conversation about Mental Health at
Not sure how to talk to a friend about your concerns?

Try these Conversation Starters from Seize the Awkward or use Kognito, a free online interactive course to help you practice difficult conversations.  You can also take QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Training, which teaches you how to recognize mental health symptoms and connect those in need of help (currently offered FREE from NYS; use the organizational code "SUNY" when setting up your account).

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