Brenau Center for Counseling & Psychological Services (BCCPS)

The Brenau Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (BCCPS), with campus locations both in Gainesville and North Atlanta (see below), provides the following services to Brenau students, staff, faculty, and alums as well as individuals in the community:

  • Individual counseling
  • Family counseling
  • Couples counseling
  • Child counseling
  • Psychological assessment and testing for all ages
  • Stress management
  • Group therapy

The BCCPS-Norcross is an Approved Play Therapy Training Institute.

— Dr. Lucinda Grapenthin, Play Therapy Center Director, Brenau Norcross Campus

Notice of Privacy Practices

Notice of Privacy Practices-BCCPS HIPAA form (PDF)

How the BCCPS works

Anyone interested in counseling services can contact the clinic at 770-297-5959 (Gainesville) or 470-228-8942 (North Atlanta). After providing some basic information at the initial phone call, your assigned counselor will call to set up an appointment. Sessions are typically scheduled for 50 minutes, once a week. You can reschedule or cancel appointments with 24 hours notice.

Costs

Brenau students – $5 for first intake appointment; $5 each session
Faculty & alumni – $25 for first intake appointment; $15 each session
Community members – $25 for first intake appointment; $20 each session

Psychological assessments are offered on a sliding fee scale. Call to inquire.

Who are the counselors?

Second-year graduate students in Brenau’s Clinical Counseling Psychology program work in the BCCPS as one of the last steps before graduation and receiving a license to practice on their own. Licensed Professional Counselors or psychologists supervise counselor-client interaction.

Kristen Green, Ph.D., Clinic Director, Gainesville
Lucinda Grapenthin, Ph.D., Interim Clinic Director, North Atlanta
Margie Gill, M.S., Assistant Clinic Director, Gainesville and North Atlanta

 

Gainesville Clinic Hours By Appointment:

M T W Th F
9 a.m.
to 8 p.m.
9 a.m.
to 6 p.m.
 9 a.m.
to 8 p.m.
9 a.m.
to 4 p.m.
9 a.m.
to 3 p.m.

Gainesville Location: 423 Brenau Avenue, Gainesville, GA 30501 Telephone: 770-297-5959
Gainesville Mailing Address: BCCPS, 500 Washington Street SE, Gainesville GA 30501

 

North Atlanta Clinic Hours By Appointment:

M T W Th F
1 p.m.
to 8 p.m.
1 p.m.
to 8 p.m.
        Closed 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m
Closed

North Atlanta Location:  3139 Campus Drive, Ste. 900, Norcross, GA Telephone: 470-228-8942

General inquiries: info@brenau.edu or +1-800-252-5119 | Admissions: admissions@brenau.edu or +1-800-252-5119 ext. 6100
Brenau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.