Andrew Stochel

Dr. Andrew Stochel

Director of Counseling and Psychological Services

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Dr. Andrew Stochel serves as the director for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at GGC. He is also the program director for the SAMHSA GLS campus suicide prevention grant. Prior to becoming director, Stochel served as a staff psychologist within CAPS and the suicide prevention specialist for the grant. 

In the past, Stochel worked at the University of Georgia’s Counseling and Psychiatric Services as a staff psychologist and co-coordinator of the Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) treatment team. He also worked at Marquette University's Counseling Center, where he served as the coordinator for career counseling. 

Stochel completed his postdoc training at Georgia State University's Counseling and Testing Center. He earned a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from University of Georgia and has an M.A. in mental health counseling from Boston College. 

Stochel's areas of clinical interest include depression, anxiety, ADHD, men's mental health, substance abuse treatment, and career and vocational counseling.


  • Doctorate – counseling psychology – The University of Georgia
  • Master's – mental health counseling – Boston College
  • Bachelor's – psychology – Providence College