BLOOMINGTON – The Indiana University Center for Human Growth will continue to offer free mental health counseling to Ivy Tech students for the spring 2018 semester. Since 2007, Ivy Tech Bloomington has partnered with the Center, led by Dr. Lynn Gilman, to offer this no-cost service to students.

The partnership also allows doctoral students in Indiana University’s educational psychology program to earn required practical counseling hours.

The counseling service is both free and confidential, and nearly all available appointment slots fill by the end of each semester. To date, the 10+ year partnership has provided approximately half of a million dollars in free mental health counseling to Ivy Tech students.

Ivy Tech awarded the IU Center with a Community Partner Award in April 2017, as part of the annual O’Bannon Institute for Community Service event.

Students can schedule appointments by calling (812) 330-6287 or emailing More information is available on campus in the student development office, room C139.

About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.