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FGCU's New Community Counseling Center Offers Low-Cost Services to the Community

James Greco / FGCU Marketing & Communications
Community Counseling Center Ribbon Cutting

Florida Gulf Coast University's new Community Counseling Center is now open. It provides counseling and consulting services to Southwest Florida residents, helping to fill the need for greater access to mental and behavioral health services for individuals of all ages, regardless of socioeconomic status. We sit down with the center's director, Alise Bartley, to learn more.

The Center offers a variety of supervised counseling services provided by graduate-student interns, including:

  • Individual
  • Group
  • Family
  • Couples
  • Relationship
  • School Consultation
  • Play Counseling
Mike Kiniry is producer of Gulf Coast Live, and co-creator and host of the WGCU podcast Three Song Stories: Biography Through Music. He first joined the WGCU team in the summer of 2003 as an intern while studying Communication at Florida Gulf Coast University. 
Julie Glenn is the News Director and the host of Gulf Coast Live. She joined the WGCU team in November of 2016 to expand the Gulf Coast Live call-in radio show from once a week to five days a week.  Since then, the show has been recognized in state and regional competitions and has featured artists, political leaders, historians, environmental experts, doctors, local reporters, and national and international scholars. After leading the station's award-winning coverage of Hurricane Irma in September of 2017, Julie was named Interim News Director. In January of 2018, she launched WGCU's first podcast: Grape Minds.