Welcome to Counselling Services


Counselling & Psychological services is relocated to the new Needles Hall Expansion, 2nd floor, located next to the main building.

Please enter from the ring road entrance, take the elevator to the 2nd floor and check in at reception with our awesome Front Line Staff!


We look forward to seeing you in our new space!

staff and students proudly wearing their MHWD shirts

Counselling & Psychological Services

University can be a rewarding and challenging environment. Counselling Services has many resources students can use to get support.  We offer coping skills seminars  and workshops where students can learn about different ways to manage or overcome obstacles. There are therapy groups where students can hear from others experiencing similar life situations. We offer peer support options and there are opportunities to connect with a clinician

We serve the entire University of Waterloo community while working with our community partners and university counterparts

Find out more about our services

Our 2 main offices are here to assist you and we can be found at

Needles Hall (new addition), 2nd floor, 519-888-4567, ext 32655 

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Weekends Closed - Emergency Contacts

Health Services bldg., 2nd floor, 519-888-4567, ext 31976 

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Closed - Emergency Contacts

                        We look forward to hearing from you!

New Nutrition Seminar!

Food For Thought:

Fuelling Your Hungry Brain

Have you ever wondered if there is a connection between what you eat and academic performance? This one hour seminar with Health Services Registered Dietitian Sandy Ace teaches you:

·       How meal timing and balance impact your ability to focus

·       Why diet quality and what you drink matter

·       Easy meal and snack strategies that support learning

·       How to make changes through SMART goal setting

Thursday, November 26                6:00 to 7:00 pm         HS 2302


Office Locations

  • Accounting & Finance  HH
  • Applied Health Sciences  NH 2
  • Architecture (Cambridge)
  • Arts NH 2
  • Digital Media (Stratford)
  • Engineering  Eng
  • Environment Env
  • Needles Hall  NH 2
  • Mathematics & Computer Science MC
  • McMaster Medical School (Kitchener)
  • Mental Health Services  HS
  • Pharmacy (Kitchener)
  • Residence (Mackenzie King Village)  REV
  • Science  SCI

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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