Counseling & Psychological Services

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Serving the Mental Health Needs of FGCU Students

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is the main source of mental health support and therapy services on campus.

Our center is fully accredited by the International Accreditation of Counseling Services, Inc. and most of our services are covered for students who are enrolled in the current semester and/or who have already paid health fees for the current academic term.  Unfortunately, we cannot provide services for students who are not enrolled in the current semester, alumni, faculty, or staff.  

CAPS is open and available to support our FGCU community.


CAPS is open 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday-Friday. Summer office hours are 9:00am-4:00pm, and closed for lunch 12:00pm-12:30pm, Monday-Friday. We are available by phone 239-590-7950to schedule appointments, learn about our groups, or answer questions about our services. 


We are located on the 3rd floor of the Student and Community Counseling Center, stop by our office to establish services,or email us at for more information.


  • You must bring your Eagle ID with you for all appointments.
  • Missed appointments not canceled at least 24 hours ahead of the appointment time are subject to a no-show fee.
  • Face masks are optional in common areas. Individual providers may require masks inside their offices.
  • We offer telehealth and in person appointments.

In Crisis?

If you feel like you may be in danger of hurting yourself or others, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. 
If you are an FGCU student in immediate distress outside of normal business hours (evenings, weekends, and holidays) who would like to speak with a mental health professional can call the CAPS crisis line: 239-745-EARS (3277).

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Group Counseling

Group counseling is a form of helping in which a small number of people come together under the guidance of a professionally trained therapist to help themselves and one another.

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Links for self help will open video or voice-over presentations; however, most of these links will only open on Windows PCs and will not open on IOS or portable devices.

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Outreach Events

Our outreach efforts aim to educate on and decrease stigma associated with mental health struggles.




Togetherall is an online peer-to-peer platform, offering a safe space to connect with others experiencing similar feelings.

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Mental Health Screening

If you are concerned about your own mental health, we offer anonymous screenings for depression, anxiety, substance abuse or other issues from any computer or smart device. If your concerns are more general, we recommend that you take the following screening questionnaire as it provides an overall picture of mental health:

Take anonymous screening

If you find yourself struggling with more specific concerns (i.e. Anxiety, Depression, etc.), we recommend navigating to the following link which offers several different screening questionnaires with a specific focus:

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We are here to serve your mental health needs


Counseling and Psychological Services

Student and Community Counseling Center

(3rd Floor)
10501 FGCU Blvd. S.
Fort Myers, FL 33965

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