Who we are?
Counselling and Psychological Services is a team of professionals dedicated to supporting the personal and interpersonal functioning of our diverse university community.
- to facilitate personal and social growth;
- to assist with life difficulties;
- to intervene in times of crisis.
Our goal is to promote the development of the full potential of students, staff and faculty in an inclusive, non-judgemental, and confidential environment.
Math Faculty Counsellor
Brenda and Meagan are the Mathematics faculty counsellors. Their office is located beside the Mathematics Undergraduate Office in Mathematics & Computing Building (MC) room 4019C.
Their office hours in MC 4019C (by appointment) are:
- Wednesday, (9:00- 4:30 pm - Brenda
- Thursday and Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm - Meagan
To book an appointment with Brenda, Meagan, or any other counsellor, please phone (519-888-4567, ext. 32655), or visit Counselling Services, in the new Needles Hall Expansion bldg., 2nd floor, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Evening appointments are available with counsellors in Needles Hall.
Individual counselling: Why students seek counselling?
These are just a few of the issues that a counsellor could help you with:
- family struggles
- sexual abuse
- eating disorders
- roommate problems
- relationship issues
- stress management
Seminars and Workshops
Various workshops are offered every term. Here are some sample workshops:
- Assertiveness Communication
- Stress Management
- Self-Esteem Building
- Thriving in Grad School
- The Millenium Generation
- Body Positive: Exploring your Body Image.
Study Skills counselling: study smarter, not harder
Counselling Services offers several workshops, in group and individual sessions, to help you through academic difficulties that you may be facing.
- Study Skills: time management, note taking, reading and concentration, effective listening, and preparing for exams
- Preparing for and Writing Exams
- Essay Writing Workshop
- Grammar Workshop
- Report Writing Workshop
For more information or to register for workshops, contact Counselling Services (the new Needles Hall Expansion bldg., 2nd floor; 519-888-4567, ext. 32655).