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There may be occasions during your time at college when you experience problems, feel under pressure and find it hard to cope. Our counselling service can help.

Updated 8th July 2020

The College Counselling and Mental health service is now closed. In case of emergency please see all details for external support in our Need Help Now section.

If you are in need of immediate support please access your GP or go to  A&E.

The college service will re open on Monday 21st September. We will be providing online counselling in the first instance and you will be able to complete an online referral form available from this page at that time. When we receive your referral form we will contact you to arrange an initial assessment appointment.

Please note that from 21st Sept we will only be able to process online referral forms. This will be reviewed at October Half term.

What is counselling?

  • Counselling offers an opportunity for you to talk and try and understand your difficulties.
  • Counselling is about finding ways to help you to help yourself.
  • Counselling can help you to manage and cope with the problem better, and work towards possible solutions.

Why would I want to see a counsellor?

There may be occasions during your time at college when you experience problems, feel under pressure and find it hard to cope.

You can access much more information on the intranet - Student Services/Counselling pages

Confidentiality

Our counsellors work within the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) ethical framework which includes confidentiality. Counselling is confidential, except in certain exceptional circumstances. These circumstances would usually be if you or someone else was at risk of being harmed.

Need help now?

If you need more urgent help, visit our Need Help Now? page.

 

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