Student Counselling Service
At JCU Brisbane we provide a professional and responsive personal counselling service so that you can maintain your enrolment and achieve your academic and personal goals.
- Individual counselling appointments for students
- Workshops (e.g. managing stress)
- Support for academic issues
- Conflict resolution
- Critical Incident Stress Management
- Referral to other services as appropriate
What can counselling help with?
Your issues don't have to be uni-related, and they don't have to be 'major'. Some of the issues we deal with include:
- Managing stress
- Relationship issues
- Family issues
- Finding friends, social skills
- Grief and Loss
- Academic concerns
- Mental Health issues
- Trauma, abuse or violence
- The impacts of physical illness
- Homesickness and adjustment to life at uni
- Drug and alcohol use
- Self esteem
What to expect from counselling
At JCU Brisbane we offer individual counselling to students for academic and personal issues, with the aim of supporting you to stay and succeed at JCU Brisbane.
We will be professional, responsive and respectful.
We know that at times people experience issues that cause distress, and that counselling can help to identify and work through these. We are committed to your independence and aim to help you find the most appropriate solution that suits your unique situation.
We will help you clarify the problem, explore your alternatives and find solutions. We can support you in making changes and do this with a range of evidence-based strategies.
Students see us for help with issues including their relationships, mental health and academic-related concerns. We encourage you to see us before a problem becomes a major issue.
What do I do if I need to see a counsellor?
Our JCU Brisbane counsellors are:
You can contact either counsellors via email, or visit Amreeta in room 801 on level 8 between 9.00am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday (excluding Public Holidays).
Our Email Policy
We welcome your contact and value your privacy and time. We do not offer counselling via email, but at times it may be appropriate for you to have email contact with your counsellor. We will discuss this with you when we meet.
Please note that if you have any concerns about the contents of emails you send to us, we ask that you consider alternative ways of contacting us. We are not able to guarantee that your email will remain confidential, as any email can be intercepted.