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If you'd like to initiate counseling, please email us at email@example.com and Counseling Center staff member will respond to schedule a phone triage appointment with you. A phone triage appointment typically
lasts 10-15 minutes and we will discuss your concerns/needs as well as our services to come up with a plan for ongoing counseling.
you (or another Gannon student) are currently experiencing a mental
health crisis and do not feel safe (i.e. you/they are experiencing
current thoughts or behaviors related to suicide), you can walk in to
the Counseling Center any time Monday through Friday 8:00am to
4:30pm and let the front desk know that you need a Crisis Consultation.
For any after hours crises, please contact:
210 West 6th Street Erie, PA 16541(Lower-level of Harborview Apartments at the corner of West 6th Street and Sassafras Street)
Monday through Friday - 8 AM to 4:30 PM (except during university breaks) After-hours, by appointment
Jill AmentaOffice Coordinatoramenta005@gannon.edu 814-871-7622
Jodi Giacomelli, Ph.D., LPCDirectororgan002@gannon.edu(814) 871-7741
Alyson Eagle, LPC, NCCStaff Therapisteagle002@gannon.edu(814) 871-7011
Michael Madonia, LCSWStaff Therapistmadonia002@gannon.edu(814) 871-7965
Christine Agnello, LPCStaff Therapistagnello005@gannon.edu(814) 871-5884
If you'd like to initiate counseling, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm and a Counseling Center staff member will respond to schedule a phone triage appointment with you. In the 10-15 minute phone triage appointment,
we will discuss your concerns/ needs as well as our services and then come up with a plan for ongoing counseling.
Therapists in the Counseling Center will provide short-term counseling to students enrolled at Gannon University. Students who require extended or specialized counseling may be referred to an off-campus mental health provider. In the event of a referral,
therapists in the Counseling Center will provide interim case management and support in connecting with the referral.
Students experiencing common concerns (i.e. anxiety, grief, self-esteem, relationship problems) may benefit from group counseling. Groups are formed based on counselor assessment and student interest. Please contact the Counseling Center for additional
information about group counseling offered on-campus.
Students who are both currently enrolled at Gannon University can meet with a counselor for short-term couples counseling. Both students must be interested in couples counseling and both must complete separate initial consultations prior to starting couples
Therapists are available for consultation if you are concerned about a peer. The counselor will discuss your concerns and work with you to develop possible options for you to implement while reaching out to your loved one. You can also complete a Behavioral
Intervention Team (BIT) form regarding your concerns about a student currently enrolled at Gannon University, which will be reviewed and addressed by the on-campus BIT Team.
The Counseling Center has a consulting psychiatrist for limited hours per week during the academic year. Students must complete an initial consultation with a therapist to determine eligibility for psychiatric services.
Confidentiality is strictly upheld and would only be broken if there is clear and present danger to a student, another person and/or to the Gannon community. In this case, only relevant and pertinent information will be released which is meant to ensure
the safety of the students and the members of the Gannon community.
The Gannon Counseling Center houses the Relaxation Room, a free and unlimited service available to the students enrolled at Gannon University. Contents of the Relaxation Room include:
If you (or another Gannon student) are currently experiencing a mental health crisis and do not feel safe (i.e. you/they are experiencing current thoughts or behaviors related to suicide), please come to the Counseling Center any time Monday through Friday
8:00am to 4:30pm and let the front desk know that you need a Crisis Consultation.
For any after-hours crises, please contact:
Steps for the Crisis Text Line:
The Crime Victim Center of Erie County is a free support for survivors of sexual assault that is available 24/7
Saint Vincent Hospital [has a behavioral health inpatient unit]232 West 25th StreetErie, PA(814) 452-5530
Millcreek Community Hospital [has a behavioral health inpatient unit]5515 Peach StreetErie, PA(814) 868-8270
UPMC Hamot [does NOT have a behavioral health inpatient unit]201 State StreetErie, PA(814) 877-6000
mental health resource center that offers college students information about
emotional health issues and the resources available on their campus. It also
offers a confidential mental health self-screening tool: http://www.ulifeline.org/gannon