Student Health, Wellbeing, and Conduct

Counseling Services

John Cabot University's counseling center is located in the Gianicolo Residence and provides free-of-charge counseling and psychiatric services to JCU students. Our team of four licensed Psychologists and one licensed Psychiatrist ensure that the mental health needs of our diverse student population are met. 

Meet the Counseling Team

Carolina MeucciCarolina Meucci
Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist


Maria Paola Pacifici, MD Maria Paola Pacifici, MD 
Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist


Nicola Petrocchi, Ph.D., Psy. D.Nicola Petrocchi, Ph.D., Psy. D.
Adjunct Professor of Psychology
CBT and CFT Psychotherapist and Trainer


Catherine RossiCatherine Rossi
Developmental Psychologist
US Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist


Domenico ScaringiDomenico Scaringi
Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist

To make an appointment with a counselor or the psychiatrist, please email [email protected] with your class schedule/availability. In addition to individual counseling appointments, the counseling center offers weekly group sessions on different topics throughout the semester and a weekly mindfulness class led by Dr. Nicola Petrocchi. Group sessions take place every other Monday and Wednesday, while Mindfulness Classes will take place every Thursday evening. Please email [email protected] if you would like to sign up or receive more information.

The counseling center is located in the Gianicolo Residence (Vicolo della Penitenza, 26).

Equilibrio 

Additionally, John Cabot University has partnered with Equilibrio, a 24/7 counseling helpline to offer free of charge counseling in English to JCU students, staff, and faculty. By dialing the toll-free number, you will be immediately connected to a licensed English-speaking psychologist. This service is completely confidential, and there is no limit on the number or duration of the calls you make. (+39) 800.969.239.