Inclusivity, a non-judgmental understanding and a holistic approach to mental health help the team at Falcon Health Center help you deal with important mental health challenges and disorders. 

There is benefit from biological treatment such as medication but also from other services including counseling, individual therapy, group therapy, exercise and proper nutrition – all offered at Falcon Health Center.

Falcon Health Center sees pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations. Common disorders requiring care include anxiety disorders (generalized anxiety, panic disorder, PTSD, OCD), depression (major depression, seasonal affective, post-partum) and ADHD and is equipped to assess psychiatric disorders and has a psychologist on staff .  

Telehealth visits are available. 

Dr. Benjamin Forrester, Alyssa Chandler, MSW, LSW, Sue Bischoff, MSW, LISW and Katie Edgar, PA-C make up the mental health team at Falcon Health and provide outpatient behavioral health and psychiatric services. 

Alyssa is a licensed independent social worker. Her main focus is within adult mental health, but she has worked with teens and children in the past as well. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.

Katie has experience in diagnosis and treating anxiety disorders. She is well-versed in medications that are approved for, and overall, more likely to improve anxiety, specific to presenting symptoms. She is educated in several types of psychotherapy, which would be most helpful for patients. She enjoys and is confident in educating and encouraging the use of coping skills. 

Sue Bischoff, MSW, LISW, is a licensed independent social worker and works with college students as well as community members of all ages, providing a comprehensive range of counseling services. Sue earned her Bachelor of Science in Social Work from BGSU and went on to attend Ohio State University, where she earned her Master’s of Social Work. She specializes in providing services for grief, loss, trauma, adjustment issues and life cycle challenges.

Dr. Benjamin Forrester provides mental health services and psychiatric care for BGSU students, faculty & staff.

 Please call 419.728.0601 Information is kept completely confidential for the safety of our students.


  • Psychiatric Evaluation with Dr. Benjamin Forrester – BGSU Students, faculty & staff only
  • Counseling Sessions- Open to all
    Includes  individual counseling services for adults who are struggling with new life stressors, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, grief/loss, interpersonal issues, and emotional issues. Emphasis is placed on a strength-based approach for each individual and achieving a life worth living. An integrative approach is used, combining cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and motivational interviewing techniques to increase awareness of the present moment and enhance their quality of life. The first step in therapy is collaborating to create specific goals for each individual, then move towards understanding how to overcome any barriers to change.


If an emergency situation occurs, please contact any of the listings below immediately for your or another’s safety. Situations include sexual assault, physical assault, or plans or thoughts of harming yourself or another.

Counseling Center 419-372-2081 104 College Park Bldg
Wood County Crisis Line 419-502-HOPE (4673) 1022 N. Prospect St.
Wood County Hospital ER 419-354-8910 950 W. Wooster St.
Campus Police 419-372-2346 or 911 100 College Park Bldg
Bowling Green City Police 419-352-2571 or 911 175 W. Wooster St.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
The Cocoon 419-373-1730

If you live on-campus, contact your Resident Advisor or Hall Staff.




Alcohol & Substance Abuse

Anxiety and Depression

Eating Disorders

Sleep Disorders

For more information regarding Psychological Services at Falcon Health Center, please contact us.

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Falcon Health Center is located next to the Bowling Green State University (BGSU) campus.

The Center serves the entire surrounding community as well as the BGSU faculty, staff and students. Falcon Health Center offers convenience care appointments with medical providers, immunizations, travel medicine, skin screenings, lab and radiology services, acupuncture, chiropractic care and physical therapy. For your convenience the Falcon Health Center offers a full-service pharmacy with drive through.