Science counselling services are available free to all registered students.
University of Waterloo Counselling Services offers personal counselling to address any concerns that impact your success at university. There is no charge to registered students and it's absolutely confidential and voluntary.
Faculty and Staff are encouraged to connect with the Employee and Family Assistance Program offered through Homewood Health. Faculty and Staff may attend the Coping Skills Workshops and the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program offered by UW Counselling Services.
Personal counselling: Why students seek counselling
These are just a few of the issues that a counsellor could help you with:
- family struggles
- sexual abuse
- gender identity
- stress management
- eating disorders
- roommate problems
- relationship issues
Counselling services groups
If personal issues are getting in the way of your success, you may want to attend one of the many groups or workshops offered through Counselling Services.
- Coping Skills seminars and Coping Skills seminars online
- UW MATES peer support to help with stress, anxiety, social issues and transitional challenges
- Group therapy, including Cognitive Behavioural and Dialectical Behavioural Therapies and Family Group
- Workshops, including mindfulness meditation, healthy boundaries communication and stress management programs
Groups and workshops change each term. Please check the Counselling Services website for a current listing.