There may be occasions during your time at college when you experience problems, feel under pressure and find it hard to cope. Our counselling and mental health service can help.
Updated 18th September 2020
The College Counselling and Mental health service is now open for online and telephone support.
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.
To access the service please complete the Counselling and mental health online referral form available from this page and email the completed form to:
When we receive your referral form, we will contact you to arrange an initial assessment appointment.
We will be regularly reviewing the current Covid-19 situation and hope to also be able to offer face to face appointments soon.
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 or Mental Health Advisor?
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
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.