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Monday through Friday - 8 AM to 4:30 PM
*Excluding Gannon University identified holidays
Jill Amentaamenta005@gannon.edu Phone Number: 814-871-7622Location: 210 West 6th Street Erie, PA 16541(Lower-Level of Harborview Apartments at the corner of
6th and Sassafras Street)
Jodi Giacomelli, Ph.D., LPC
Licensed PsychologistAssociate Director, Counseling Services(814) email@example.com
Christine Agnello, LPC
Staff Therapist, Counseling Services(814) firstname.lastname@example.org
Alyson Eagle, LPC, NCC
Staff Therapist, Counseling Services(814) email@example.com
Students interested in beginning counseling can stop in to the
Gannon Counseling Office during "walk-in hours" for an initial
consultation. "Walk-ins" take place on Monday, Wednesday and Friday
during the hours of 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm (closed from 12-1
PM). Students will be asked to complete information on an
iPad and then meet with a counselor who will conduct an initial
consultation. Based on the consultation and nature of the concern,
the counselor will develop a treatment plan with the student.
Therapists in the Counseling Office will provide assessments,
evaluations, and 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
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 office for
additional information about group counseling offered
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 counseling.
The GU therapists are available for consultation if you are
concerned about a friend, roommate, and/or family member. 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 Office 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
If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, GU therapists
are available for crisis consultations. Please call or come to our
office immediately for further assistance.
In accordance with the Family Educational Right to Privacy Act (FERPA), students who are 18-years and older are considered to hold the privilege of privacy to their health and counseling records. However, information may be released when 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 have thoughts of suicide, please reach out for support
immediately to one of the following resources:
The Gannon Counseling center provides crisis intervention
services Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Please call
and/or come to the Counseling Center and make it clear that
you are in a state of crisis. Every effort will be made to
respond as soon as possible.
This Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for
people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your
The Crisis Text Line to provide an alternative medium, outside
of phone-based and in-person services, to access crisis services.
This is a national crisis support line and it's a
FREE service that provides access to 24/7
crisis support via text messaging.
Steps for the Crisis Text Line:
Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime,
about any type of crisis.
A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds,
all from our secure online platform.
The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot
moment to a cool moment.
Crime Victim Center of Erie County125 West 18th StreetErie, PA 16501
*Individual counseling & 24-hour crisis intervention
201 State Street
Saint Vincent Hospital
232 West 25th Street
Millcreek Community Hospital
5515 Peach Street