Counseling is a covered service under the GatorCare plan, whether you are interested in short-term care like pre-marital counseling or long-term care with a therapist. Counseling involves communicating with your provider to establish your mental health goals and then working together to achieve those goals.
GatorCare members have access to counseling services via UF Health and New Directions Behavioral Health. Visit each provider’s page to learn more about their services.
Therapists in the New Directions network are available to GatorCare members at the Tier 1 level. Use the online portal to find a provider near you, or call 866-287-9569 for assistance finding a provider.
UF Health Psychology offers counseling services for a wide range of conditions, including phobias, social anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, eating disorders, and more. Speak to your primary care provider to request a referral for services.
The UF Health Center for Healthy Minds and Practice (CHaMP) was created to provide free mental health services to UF Health employees. Highly confidential, CHaMP offers a variety of individual- and group-based services to improve overall wellness.
The UF Counseling and Wellness Center, or CWC, is available to all UF students, including graduate assistants and post-docs. Their services range from brief counseling to psychiatry to relationship counseling and their website includes a bank of additional resources.