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Gretchen Rees, LCSW-S

Gretchen Rees, LCSW-S

School of Nursing
College of Pharmacy

Master of Social Work (MSW), University of Georgia
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Texas

Gretchen Rees (pronouns: she/her) is a Counselor in the Counselors for Academic Residence (CARE) Program, a program that provides mental health services in academic offices to facilitate students' academic and life goals. Gretchen provides individual, group and crisis counseling for students in the School of Nursing, Dell Medical School, and the College of Pharmacy. She is also available to provide consultation to staff as well as prevention and outreach services.

Gretchen brings a relational approach to her work with students with the goal of helping them navigate life’s challenge and connect to their own internal and external resources. Her areas of professional interest include mindfulness, healing from trauma and grief, healthy boundaries, depression, anxiety and “imposter syndrome.” In her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading and spending time with her family and their dog, Rocket.

CARE Clinical Services

  • Students may be referred by a staff or faculty member, they may also self-refer by contacting Gretchen.
  • Gretchen will assess student needs and offer appropriate services (e.g. short-term counseling, case management and referral, crisis intervention, or groups).

Trainings and Workshops

  • Offered to students and staff
  • Topics vary (e.g. self-care, test anxiety, mindfulness, assisting students in distress, mindfulness and stress reduction)
  • Consultation

    • Available to consult one-on-one and in meetings/groups. Please contact Gretchen for more information.

    School of Nursing/Dell Medical School

    NUR 2.408
    (512) 232-4701
    Please leave a message.

    College of Pharmacy

    Mondays, Thursday afternoons and Fridays.
    More information coming soon.

    For more information about mental health services on campus:

    CARE Staff

    Click on the links below to access more information about our team.

    Laura Dupuis, LCSW
    CMHC Assistant Director for CARE

    Toby Leblanc, LPC-S
    McCombs School of Business
    Jackson School of Geosciences

    Cassandra Moreno, LPC
    College of Liberal Arts

    Andrea Ortega, LCSW
    College of Natural Sciences

    Gretchen Rees, LCSW-S
    School of Nursing/Dell Medical School
    College of Pharmacy

    Abby Simpson, LCSW
    School of Architecture
    Moody College of Communication

    Jeni Wade, LCSW
    Cockrell College of Engineering

    Danie White, LPC, LMFT
    School of Undergraduate Studies
    College of Education

    For more information about the CARE Program contact:
    Laura Dupuis, LCSW (512) 475-6914

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