Counselling & Clinical Services

Service Availability Notice

There is a high demand for counselling services during the academic year, which may result in increased wait times for some services. Note that undergraduate students may also access service through Empower Me, and graduate students may access Homewood Health.

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Welcome to Counselling & Clinical Services

Get help with your mental health. Counselling & Clinical Services helps students like you tackle anxiety, depression, stress, loneliness, grief, trauma and more. We offer therapy, group therapy, workshops, psychiatric services, consultations and referrals. We have a diverse team of psychologists, psychiatrists, nurses, clinical social workers and student clinicians who are dedicated to providing inclusive, compassionate and affirming care. Our services are free and confidential.

Urgent & Crisis Situations

If you or someone you know is in crisis and at risk of immediate harm to self or others, call 911.

Additional available supports include:

Services Offered

For Students

Individual Therapy

Individual therapy can be helpful for anyone wanting to improve their mental health. We offer both short-term and one-at-a-time therapy.

CCS is not meant for crisis situations.

Psychiatry Services

Psychiatrists can provide assessment, diagnosis and medication for students struggling with more complex mental health concerns. A referral by a physician is required.

Group Therapy

Group therapy lets you connect with other students going through similar challenges in a safe, confidential space. Learn strategies, gain perspective and find support. All groups are led by psychologists.

Couples Therapy

Couples therapy can help partners better connect by addressing a wide variety of relationship issues. Service is available to any couples where at least one person is a student.

Mental Health Workshops

Attend an online workshop to gain knowledge and learn strategies to deal with a variety of mental health topics including mood, anxiety, assertiveness, perfectionism and ADHD.

Workshops are also open to staff and faculty.

Mental Health Resources

Learn more about common mental health concerns by checking out our collection of resources.

For Faculty And Staff

Staff and faculty seeking counselling can access the Employee and Family Assistance Program.

Services for Faculty + Staff Supporting Students

Staff and faculty can consult with CCS for support and guidance on how to help students who are struggling with their mental health.

Request A Workshop For Your Unit

Book a 60-90 minute workshop for your group or unit. Choose from a list of our most popular mental health workshops.

Additional Resources

‘Grad School Confidential’ Podcast

A documentary style podcast dedicated to breaking the silence over the academic and personal challenges of grad student life.

Dear Maddi

A psychologist-led advice column for students who have questions about their mental health.

Learn more

Internships and Practicums

We have a strong commitment to training and supervising counselling psychology students through internship and practicum placements. Our Doctoral Counselling Residency program is accredited by the Canadian Psychological Association.

About Us

Learn more about who we are.

Contact Us

Location: SUB 2-600

Phone: 780-492-5205

Spring/Summer: Monday - Friday: 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Fall/Winter: Monday - Friday: 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.