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Gretchen Rees, LCSW-S

Gretchen Rees, LCSW-S

School of Nursing
Dell Medical School
College of Pharmacy

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

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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)


  • 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

Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursday afternoons
(512) 232-4701
Please leave a message.

College of Pharmacy

PHR 2.102a

Tuesday and Fridays
(512) 232-5923

For more information about mental health services on campus:

CARE Staff

Nic Dahlberg, LPC
College of Natural Sciences

Laura Dupuis, LCSW
CMHC Assistant Director for CARE
Steve Hicks School of Social work

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

Cassandra Moreno, LPC
College of Liberal Arts

Andrea Ortega, LCSW-S
College of Natural Sciences

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

Laura Sandoval-Sweeney, LCSW
College of Liberal Arts

Abby Simpson, LCSW
School of Architecture
Moody College of Communication

Maria Timm, PhD
College of Fine Arts
School of Law

Jeni Wade, LCSW
Currently on leave. For assistance contact Laura Dupuis.
Cockrell College of Engineering

Danie White, LPC, LMFT
Currently on leave. For assistance contact Laura Dupuis.
School of Undergraduate Studies
College of Education
University Housing and Dining

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

CARE main page

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