Darlene Schmitt, MSED


Associate Director
(585) 395-2414
Office: Hazen Hall 118
Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm during the academic year

Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm during winter and summer breaks


Darlene Schmitt is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor the Associate Director of the Counseling Center.  Darlene has been at the University since 2003, and prior to that worked in a variety of mental health settings including outpatient substance abuse programs; criminal justice diversion programs; community mental health and primary care settings; and had a private practice.  In addition, Darlene is an adjunct instructor for the SUNY Brockport Counselor Education program and enjoys helping develop emerging professionals. 

Campus Involvement: Darlene is actively involved on campus, providing outreach and consultation as well as serving on several college-wide committees including the Employee Assistance Program, the Student Behavioral Consultant Team, and she is the Hazen representative in the College Senate.

The Counseling Center values the well-being of all students and strives to provide equity in mental health for underrepresented populations. This past year, Darlene led the campus collaboration with The Steve Fund (https://www.stevefund.org/)  


  • MSEd, Counselor Education, SUNY Brockport
  • BA, Psychology and Sociology, SUNY Geneseo
  • LMHC, Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  • Certificate: The Inclusive and Ethical Leadership Certificate, issued by USF Office of Corporate Training and Professional Education
  • Certification: The Anti-Racist, Culturally-Competent Treatment for Black Families 


License Verification

Areas of Specialty

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectic Behavioral Therapy t
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Trained in Critical Incident Response and Disaster Mental Health
  • Crisis response 

Courses Taught

EDC 720: Integration of Counseling Concepts

EDC 722/724: Implementation I