Meet Our Staff

CAPS staff members include fully licensed professionals, postdoctoral psychology fellows, and administrative staff.

CAPS provides training opportunities for postdoctoral psychology fellows seeking licensure and advanced students in psychology, counseling and social work.  These early career professionals and trainees provide counseling to clients and practice under the supervision of a licensed clinician.

Tricia Coghlan, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) University Health Center
Work 55 Carlton Street 55 Carlton Street GA Athens GA 30602 Work Phone: 706-542-2273
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Biographical Info

Tricia Coghlan is a licensed clinical social worker and joined the CAPS staff in 2010. She is the MSW Training Coordinator. Ms. Coghlan earned a BS in sociology with an emphasis in social services from Georgia Southern, and a MSW from University of Georgia. Her specialty areas include working with trauma, students with eating disorders, and women’s issues. Ms. Coghlan has extensive experience working with college students who have experienced sexual assault. She also enjoys working with family concerns, adjustment to college, and religious concerns. She utilizes a feminist approach when working with clients. Safe Space Ally


Title: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
My Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Favorite Quote: “We can do hard things.”  – Glennon Doyle
What I am Happiest Doing Outside of Work: I love spending time with my family and friends when I’m not at work. I also enjoy being outdoors, reading, and playing with my dog.

Categories: Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS)