The Counselling Service is part of Student Services and is free for all students. Counselling is an opportunity to explore issues that concern you without judgement. The Counselling service adheres to the BACP code of ethics and practice.
Some students seek counselling to help with specific problems including loss, bereavement, trauma, stress, self-harm, anxiety, academic issues, depression, sexual, physical or emotional abuse, bullying, drinking, drugs, sexuality, loneliness, relationship difficulties or harassment.
Some people simply attend out of a sense of something being wrong in their life.
The Counselling Service is part of Student Services on Level 2 of the Library. You can make an appointment by speaking to reception staff in Student Services.
Alternatively you can phone (01382) 308051 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Appointments are scheduled between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday. At busy times the Counselling and Mental Health Team has a waiting list and the standard length of an appointment is 50 minutes.
The University Mental Health Advisor is eager to ensure that students with mental health difficulties receive advice, information and support as needed to facilitate academic work and participation in university life. All communication is confidential and informal.
The main aims of the Mental Health Advisor are to:
Come along if:
To make an appointment, email David Cameron, Mental Health Advisor: email@example.com
Additional support provided by external agencies
In a crisis you can also contact your GP for appointment to discuss your needs, or contact NHS24 111 (Free number)