Amelia Gillis
Pronouns
She/Her
Year
2021
Chapter
Position
Therapist, AG COUNSELING & CONSULTING LLC
Amelia Gillis is a native of Orlando, Florida and graduated from the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University in Sarasota, FL. Today, Amelia serves as a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner and Consultant in the Central Florida area, serving Orange and Seminole County. Amelia is the founder of AG Counseling & Consulting, LLC., a mental wellness counseling and consulting agency. Their mission is to educate and assist clients in achieving optimal success by helping them to develop personal, educational, and vocational goals. Amelia has an extensive background in working with a wide range of clients in a variety of treatment settings. She considers herself to be an active therapist, combining experience, education, creativity, and sense of humor with a down-to-earth, realistic approach to counseling. In addition, Amelia carries her passion into her service as a mental health advocate in her community. She understands that challenging the stigma associated with mental illness takes understanding, education and a closer look at our own attitudes toward health. Therefore, she provides community forums and educational seminars. Amelia is also the host of a video podcast called, “You not Crazy: Conversations of Hope”. The podcast focuses on educating individuals about mental health, challenging them to examine their attitudes, behaviors, and biases, and ultimately inspiring her viewers on how to support themselves and others. Amelia has a wealth of volunteer experience working with teenagers and high risk populations. She has dedicated her time with mentorship opportunities where she works collaboratively with several nonprofit organizations. In addition, she serves on the board of LEAF, Inc. as a Vice President. Her joy is found in serving others. Personally, she enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.