Let's Talk

*UPDATE April 21 2020*

Let’s Talk is now being offered virtually.  Please view our events on Campus Link for more information, including how to make an appointment.  Let's Talk is a program which provides easy access to clinicians from CAPS. This service is available for all UC students who may not need traditional counseling, but could still benefit from one-on-one support. Confidential conversation and support with counselors from UC CAPS


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Let's Talk is free and confidential. Students can meet with a clinician for a brief 15-20 minute conversation. Students make an appointment through Sign Up Genius. Clinicians will listen to your concerns and may offer support, information, and resources.

Let's Talk Spring and Summer 2020 Schedule
Clinician  Day and Time   
Shane Gibbons, PhD Mondays 1-3 PM  
Julia Houska,  MA Monday 5-7 PM  
Elise Latino, PhD Tuesday 9-11 AM  
Letícia Ribeiro, MS Tuesday 5-7 PM  
Betsy Lehman, PhD Wednesday 1-3 PM  
Julie Lineburgh, LPCC-S Thursdays 10-12 AM  
Michanne Davis, LISW-S Thursday 1-3 PM  
Michael Valenti, MA Fridays 11:30 AM -1:30 PM  

Who can use Let's Talk?

Any student can virtually attend Let's Talk consultation, typically it's the best fit for students who:

  • Are not sure about counseling or wonder what it's like to talk to a counselor;
  • Are not interested in counseling but would like the perspective of a counselor;
  • Have a specific problem and would like someone with whom to talk it through; 
  • Have a concern about a friend or family member and would like ideas about what to do.

How can I access Let's Talk?

  • Visit our Campus Link page to sign up for the Let's Talk day and time that works for you.
  • Let’s Talk can be done over the phone or on Zoom through TAO (video).  When students sign up, they can choose how they want to be contacted.

Questions about Let's Talk?

  • Contact Julie Lineburgh M.Ed., LPCC-S., for more information on the Let's Talk Program, at (513) 556-0648.
  • Need help with an urgent mental health crisis? CAPS offers 24/7 phone crisis services for enrolled students or for those who are concerned about an enrolled student. Phone crisis services are available by calling 513-556-0648.
  • The Let's Talk Program at the University of Cincinnati is based on the Let's Talk Program originating at Cornell University. With permission, some of the material from this website has been adapted or reproduced from the Cornell University and UW-Madison's Let's Talk website.