How to access personal counselling

Counselling Services offers a variety of confidential services at no charge to University of Waterloo students who are currently registered, or are on a co-op term. Their professionals can assist you with:

  • anxiety and stress
  • relationship concerns
  • depression and grief
  • anger management
  • crisis interventions
  • suicidal thoughts
  • addictions
  • past or present trauma

During the pandemic, most appointments are being held via phone or video call. To book an appointment please call 519-888-4567 ext. 32655. Group therapy and workshops are still being held virtually as well. All individual sessions and workshops are private and confidential, and are conducted in a safe welcoming environment.

If you notice any of the following situations, consider getting some support:

  • Your mood is low for more than two weeks
  • You’ve lost focus or motivation
  • You’re having difficulty sleeping, or your energy levels are poor
  • You feel extreme loneliness
  • You think about harming yourself
  • You feel extreme fear about certain situations
 
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After-hours and other resources

If you need to speak with someone outside of Counselling Services' regular hours the following resources are available 24/7.

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