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Geisinger Student Psychological Services

Geisinger Student Psychological Services (SPS) offers support to all students of Geisinger College of Health Sciences, including:

  • Clinical services
  • Crisis intervention
  • Connection to resources
  • Virtual services
  • Education and outreach 


Student records are confidential. Information can’t be released without the student’s written consent. By law, certain public health diseases must be reported to the Department of Health. Exceptions where confidentiality can be broken include:

  • If a student is found to be a danger to themselves or others.
  • There is reasonable suspicion of abuse to a child, elderly person or other vulnerable adult.
  • The case file is court ordered by a judge.

Provision of sensitive health services to Geisinger College students

Certain health and psychological/psychiatric issues may be sensitive. And a professional patient relationship between Geisinger College faculty and students would be inconsistent with a teacher-student relationship.

Should a Geisinger College faculty member provide a student with health services of a sensitive nature, that faculty member won’t be involved in the student’s academic evaluation or promotion.

Clinical services

Individual counseling

Student Psychological Services provides individual psychotherapy to students who live in Pennsylvania or New Jersey. Our partners at TimelyCare provide free virtual care to all students, including those who live outside our service region. If you want to find other care and need help finding a provider, email

Psychiatric services

Psychiatric services are available, on a limited basis, for students who may benefit from medical management of mental health symptoms. These services are provided through TimelyCare, but students must receive a referral from SPS counselors.

To get started, connect with a counselor through Student Psychological Services.

Geisinger Student Psychological Services staff

Ashley Perez
Ashley Perez, PsyD
Director of Student Psychological Services
Jonathan Blake, LSW

Jonathan Blake, LSW
Behavioral Health Therapist Lead


Service locations
525 Pine St.

In-person and virtual

Seeing students in Pennsylvania.

Olivia DelVecchio
Olivia DelVecchio, LCSW
Behavioral Health Therapist


Service locations
Virtual only

Seeing students in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Kyle Strobel
Kyle Strobel, MS, NCC, LPC
Behavioral Health Therapist


Service locations

Not accepting new clients.

Crisis intervention resources

If you’re in crisis, having thoughts of suicide or need immediate support, there are resources to help:

Campus crisis resources:

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