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Personal Concerns

Student challenges:

  • Bullying
  • Discrimination and harassment concerns
  • Eating disorders
  • Feelings of loneliness, shyness, self-doubt, anger or depression
  • Issues with gender or sexual identity
  • Mental health or emotional conditions or disorders
  • Lack of motivation and fear of failure
  • Relationship issues
  • Sexual orientation issues
  • Stress associated with school-life balance
  • Substance abuse concerns
  • Support for mature students returning to College
  • Traumatic stress and grief issues
  • Victims of assault and abuse

Our counsellors provide short-term supportive counselling for a range of issues. For some students, there are disability issues that impact the ability to engage within an academic setting. Identifying the appropriate academic accommodations for a student with a disability in the postsecondary environment is an important part of the service we provide. Requirements for long-term support is often referred to appropriate specialized resources in the community. We do not provide counselling for those who seek services for court-ordered or forensically-oriented treatment.