• Psychological Services, Academic Assistance, Enhancement of well-being

Scheduling an Appointment

Students on Main Campus

(M1, M2, Bridge, PA1, PA2, Biomedical Science)

The Office of Student Counseling Services has an email dedicated specifically for requesting and scheduling appointments.  The best way to schedule an appointment with Drs. Porter, Taylor, or Drury is by requesting an appointment via email.  

Email:  psychappt@med.fsu.edu

Phone:  850-645-6475


Introductory Appointments for New Students

(M1, Bridge, PA1, Biomedical Science)

Incoming students are required to attend a 15-minute introductory appointment with our office, in order for you to best become acquainted with us.  These appointments are only held during the first semester of your program.  At this brief appointment, you will briefly learn the purpose and policies of our office and confidentially ask any questions. Please schedule your 15-minute introductory appointment via MEDNet. 


Students at Regional Campus

(M3, M4, PA3, and Residents)

Telepsychology is provided by Dr. Kristen Schmidt, a licensed psychologist based in Tallahassee.  It is offered to all students at any of our regional campuses and is available after hours for convenience. Services are provided through a completely secure network managed by the FSU CoM IT department; MedNet will be utilized for the secure exchange of documentation.  For additional information about telepsychology, and to complete intake paperwork which must be submitted before meeting with Dr. Schmidt, please visit the MedNet page.  Telepsychology Services


Please contact Dr. Schmidt directly to make an appointment: kristen.schmidt@med.fsu.edu 


Psychiatry Services

All CoM students can be referred for psychiatry services with Psychiatry Associates of Tallahassee, a local private psychiatry practice; Psychiatry Associates of Tallahassee does not have an evaluative role with the FSU CoM.  Psychiatry appointments are free of charge to all CoM students.  Appointments with Psychiatry Associates of Tallahassee can only be made through this office; Please contact our office for a referral.  If in-person services are being provided by Psychiatry Associates of Tallahassee, students on the main campus can be seen in person at the local Tallahassee office (contact our office for an appointment to discuss referral), while students on regional campuses are offered telepsychiatry appointments (contact Dr. Schmidt for an appointment to discuss referral).