We are a free, voluntary, confidential benefit. Employees are eligible for up to five consultations per year. All faculty, regular employees (FTE 0.50 or greater), spouses, sponsored dependents, unmarried children up to the age of 26 (or older if disabled before the age of 26) and UK retirees are eligible for services.
Following are some reasons you might want to schedule a consultation:
- Depression, anxiety, grief and other mental health concerns
- Parenting, divorce, separation or family and relationship concerns (we cannot provide couples counseling, but are happy to refer you to a provider)
- Stress management/relaxation skills
- Work performance difficulties
- Alcohol or drug concerns and assessments for self or family
- Dealing with and learning about new emotional or physical health diagnosis
- Communication issues
- Crisis counseling
Work+Life Connections will also provide department crisis and grief counseling, in the event of the death of a colleague, department reorganization, reduction in force, etc.
Meet the Staff
Ann Bassoni, LCSW, Work+Life Connections Coordinator
Ann Bassoni is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW). Her prior work experience includes working as a clinician with Bluegrass IMPACT and Family Preservation Program and as an on-call qualified mental health practitioner. She has assessed safety and suicidal ideation for individuals in hospitals, jails and police custody after hours and on weekends. She has also worked with families and individuals in recovery for alcohol and drug addiction. She received her Masters of Social Work at University of Kentucky.
phone: (859) 257-9433
Natalie Pendleton, Work+Life Connections Assistant
Contact Natalie to make an appointment with Work+Life Connections.
Phone: (859) 218-0461
Request a free consultation
Contact Work+Life Connections today:
- (859) 218-0461