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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 19th March 2020

In the event of college working remotely due to the Coronavirus, the Counselling and Mental Health service will also need to suspend face to face appointments. All current clients will be contacted and given advice and guidance on accessing external support and self help strategies until college re opens.

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.

To make an appointment

This is a service for York College students only - to make an appointment, right click and 'save' this  referral form into your own area of your computer, complete electronically and then email to us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or print a copy, complete and hand it in to the InfoZone.

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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