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Embedded CAPS Services

Embedded CAPS staff members have unique awareness of each School's culture, workload, and curriculum, as well as related challenges and common student concerns.

 

Darden School of Business

Dr. Debbie Wilson (she/her) is the CAPS psychologist at Darden Tuesdays- Thursdays. Karen Painter, LPC (she/her) is a CAPS psychotherapist at Darden available Mondays and Fridays. Both share an office located in the Camp Library Building, Rm 26 on the Ground Floor.

  • Appointments: You may schedule with either Debbie Wilson, PhD or Karen Painter, LPC. in two ways:
    • Emailing [email protected], please provide your preferred days/times and availability.
    • Calling CAPS at 434-243-5150. Notify the receptionist that you are enrolled in the Darden School of Business. If you need expedited/ urgent support, you may consider a walk-in appointment at our main CAPS location.
    • Your initial meeting will typically occur in-person and last 60-90 minutes.
  • Crisis Services: If you are in crisis or experiencing an emergency, please call 434-243-5150 or go directly to CAPS in the Student Health and Wellness building during business hours.
  • Community Connection and Outreach: CAPS welcomes opportunities to meet with student groups, faculty, and staff. Please see our outreach page for more information and to request outreach.
McIntire School of Commerce

Erin Tracy, Ph.D.  (she/her) is the CAPS psychologist at McIntire. Her office is located in Robertson Hall, 134-C, which is in a suite of offices near Undergraduate Admissions.

  • Appointments: You may schedule an initial appointment with Dr. Tracy in one of two ways:
    • via Healthy Hoos
    • Calling CAPS at (434) 243-5150 and notifying the receptionist that you are enrolled in the McIntire School of Commerce
  • Crisis Services: If you are in crisis or experiencing an emergency, please call 434-243-5150 or go directly to CAPS in the Student Health and Wellness building during business hours.
  • Community Connection and Outreach: CAPS welcomes opportunities to meet with student groups, faculty, and staff. Please see our outreach page for more information and to request outreach.
The School of Architecture

Appointments for the School of Architecture occur at the CAPS office in the Student Health and Wellness building. Students can check in for their scheduled appointments in the CAPS reception area.

  • Appointments: You may schedule an initial 45-minute initial phone consultation with the counselors in one of two ways:
    • via Healthy Hoos
    • Calling CAPS at (434) 243-5150 and notifying the receptionist that you are enrolled in the School of Architecture
  • Crisis Services: If you are in crisis or experiencing an emergency, please call 434-243-5150 or go directly to CAPS in the Student Health and Wellness building during business hours.
  • Community Connection and Outreach: CAPS welcomes opportunities to meet with student groups, faculty, and staff. Please see our outreach page for more information and to request outreach.
The School of Engineering and Applied Science

The School of Engineering and Applied Science has two CAPS embedded psychotherapists located in Thornton Hall, B-Wing Suite B103, view our map here.

Katie Fowler, LPC Embedded Staff Psychotherapist

Liz Ramirez-Weaver, LCSW Bilingual (Spanish/English) Embedded Staff Psychotherapist.

  • Appointments: You may schedule an initial 30 minute phone consultation in one of two ways:
    • via Healthy Hoos
    • Calling CAPS at (434) 243-5150 and notifying the receptionist that you are enrolled in the School of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Crisis Services: If you are in crisis or experiencing an emergency, please call 434-243-5150 or go directly to CAPS in the Student Health and Wellness building during business hours.
  • Community Connection and Outreach: CAPS welcomes opportunities to meet with student groups, faculty, and staff. Please see our outreach page for more information and to request outreach.
The School of Law

Dr. Kate Gibson (she/her) is the full time CAPS psychologist along with Karen Painter, LPC (she/her) who is a CAPS psychotherapist at the School of Law (on Tuesday-Thursday). Both offices are located within in SL suite 135(d) on the ground floor of Slaughter Hall within the Karsh Student Services Center area.

  • Appointments: You may schedule an initial 45-minute phone consultation with Dr. Gibson or Karen Painter, LPC in one of three ways:
    • Emailing directly: [email protected]
    • via Healthy Hoos
    • Calling CAPS at (434) 243-5150 and notifying the receptionist that you are enrolled in the School of Law
  • Crisis Services: If you are in crisis or experiencing an emergency, please call 434-243-5150 or go directly to CAPS in the Student Health and Wellness building during business hours.
  • Community Connection and Outreach: CAPS welcomes opportunities to meet with student groups, faculty, and staff. Please see our outreach page for more information and to request outreach.
The Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

Nicolo Porto, LCSW is the CAPS psychologist at Batten. His office is located in Garrett Hall, Room L005, on the lower level.

  • Appointments: You may schedule an initial phone assessment in one of two ways:
    • via Healthy Hoos
    • Calling CAPS at (434) 243-5150 and notifying the receptionist that you are enrolled in Batten
  • Crisis Services: If you are in crisis or experiencing an emergency, please call 434-243-5150 or go directly to CAPS in the Student Health and Wellness building during business hours.
  • Community Connection and Outreach: CAPS welcomes opportunities to meet with student groups, faculty, and staff. Please see our outreach page for more information and to request outreach.
The School of Medicine

Debora Gonzalez-Wahl, LPC (she/her) is the CAPS psychotherapist for the School of Medicine. She conducts all appointments at the CAPS office in the Student Health and Wellness building. Students can check in for their scheduled appointments in the CAPS reception area.

  • Appointments: You may schedule an initial 45-minute initial phone consultation with the counselor in one of two ways:
    • via Healthy Hoos
    • Calling CAPS at (434) 243-5150 and notifying the receptionist that you are enrolled in the School of Medicine
  • Crisis Services: If you are in crisis or experiencing an emergency, please call 434-243-5150 or go directly to CAPS in the Student Health and Wellness building during business hours.
  • Community Connection and Outreach: CAPS welcomes opportunities to meet with student groups, faculty, and staff. Please see our outreach page for more information and to request outreach.

Have a question about our embedded services, or ready to schedule an appointment? Call (434) 243-5150.