Welcome to Counselling Services

University can be a challenging environment. Meeting with a friendly and experienced counsellor can help you manage stress or whatever issues you may be dealing with.

Counselling Services provides a wide range of strategies to help you do your best during your time here.

We offer short term, confidential counselling in a variety of areas including:

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  • anxiety
  • stress management
  • grief
  • sexuality
  • relationship issues
  • substance use 
  • much more

We look forward to working with you!


Day Hours
Monday 8:30am to 8:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am to 8:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am to 5:00pm
Thursday 8:30am to 8:00pm
Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
Weekends Closed
  • Office locations
    • Needles Hall
    • Applied Health Sciences
    • Engineering
    • Faculty of the Environment
    • Mathematics & Computer Science
    • Science
    • Residence (Mackenzie King Village)
    • Accounting & Finance (Hagey Hall)
    • Architecture (Cambridge)
    • Pharmacy (Kitchener)
    • McMaster Medical School (Kitchener)
    • Digital Media (Stratford)
    • Health Services (2nd floor)
    • Campus Map

Emergency Info

  • In crisis?
  • Feel unsafe?
  • Worried you might hurt yourself or others?

In Waterloo Region access Emergency contacts

Away from campus?

  • contact someone you trust
  • go to the nearest hospital or safe place
  • call a local help line
  • contact us and we'll try to find local supports to help you