Who we are....
The Counseling Center consists of behavioral health professionals who can assist you with short-term, individual and vocational counseling, relaxation training, and referral assistance. We also serve as a resource to students seeking help for a friend, and for faculty and staff seeking information on how to refer a student for assistance.
Tara C. Gutgesell, MA, LPC
Director of the Counseling Center & Disability Services
Campus Center 220
Tara received her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from St. Joseph’s University and her Master of Arts in clinical psychology from West Chester University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Prior to coming to Holy Family University, she worked for Onward Behavioral Health in outpatient treatment providing individual, couples, and family therapy for late adolescence and adults. Tara also has years of experience in group therapy and psycho-education, working in an acute partial hospital. She additionally worked for a period of time as a Supervisor in case management services for community mental health. She encourages students to seek growth through experiences, increase self-awareness, and maximize strengths for balance in life.
Where we are....
The Counseling Center & Disability Services Office is located on the second floor of the Campus Center in Rooms 220-223. To schedule an appointment, call the Counseling Center and Disability Services office at: 267-341-3232 or 267-341-3231, or stop in to make an appointment. You may also email questions or request for an appointment. Please do not e-mail emergency contacts, as e-mail communications may not be reviewed daily.