The University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Employee Assistance Program is a confidential service offered to university employees and their immediate family members at no charge. Consultation and counseling are available to help with personal or work related problems that can affect general well being, work performance, or academic performance.
Kyla Gorji, LIMHP, CEAP - Director
Valerie K. Williams, LIMHP - Counselor
The employee assistance professionals are experienced clinicians who hold advanced degrees and are fully licensed by the State of Nebraska with specializations in work performance improvement and consultation.
Schedule an Appointment
Schedule an in-person, online or phone counseling session by calling or emailing our office. Appointments are available Monday through Friday including the lunch hour with some limited evening appointments.
501 Stadium Drive, Room 128
Lincoln, NE 68588-0020
402-472-3107 | Toll Free: 888-445-9881 | 402-472-8381 (fax)
If you are referred by your supervisor and/or choose to inform your supervisor of your EAP appointment, you are eligible to use administrative leave up to a maximum of five hours per calendar year or you may arrange to use vacation or sick leave.
Frequently Asked Questions about the EAP
- Find your Calm, Restore your Zenergy
- Learn to relax, be mindful, breathe, or meditate in a calm quiet space at the Employee Assistance Program.
- Parenting classes with Love and Logic
- Consists of 6-7 classes and is offered once per semester
- Marriage education - The Seven Principles Program
- Consists of a seven week educational and experiential class designed for ALL couples in a committed relationship.
- Reach out to Prevent Suicide
- Online presentation teaches you to learn to recognize the warning signs and where to go for help.
- Smoking Cessation Support
- Can be tailored to fit the specific needs of the participant by offering to meet individually, to meet with 2-3 participants, or by offering larger group support.
- Cancer Support
- For employees and their family members at the time of a cancer diagnosis and throughout the cancer treatment process
- Professional Development Group
Staff and faculty are invited to bring their lunch and join a monthly campus group focused on sharing professional development strategies to bring your best self to work and build more rewarding relationships. This unique platform will help you develop practical tools to enhance job performance and encourage authentic engagement with peers. There will be a different topic and speaker for each month. You can find the dates and topics on our Events Calendar. For more information or to register, contact us at 402-472-3107 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Care Givers Support
- Provides opportunities for participants to gain information, understanding, and support from others experiencing similar situations concerning aging parents or family members with health problems. Visit the Lincoln Caregivers Education Facebook page.
- Respite Care information from the State of Nebraska
- Respite care, planned or emergency, is the provision of short-term, temporary relief to those who are caring for family members with special needs.
- Aging Partners of Lincoln, Nebraska
- Aging Partners plans, coordinates and advocates for older people in our eight-county area. Their mission is to enhance daily living, expand personal choices and educate the community in an effort to ensure the independence and full life of the people they serve.
- Work and Family Life
- Resources a variety of resources for work and family life.