We can support you in overcoming barriers to achieving your potential at university, empowering you to make informed choices in your academic and personal life.
Counselling offers you the opportunity to talk about how you feel and to share your concerns. It is a positive move towards taking responsibility for your wellbeing, tackling your problems and taking control of your situation.
Most people would benefit from counselling at one point or another. It can help you to sort through a variety of personal, relationship and identity problems, including but not limited to anxiety, stress, depression and bereavement.
Speak to a counsellor
If you would like to learn more about the support on offer – and possibly speak to a counsellor – take the first step and register.
We work closely with our partner agencies in the community therefore may signpost you onto longer term support with them. You may wish to self-refer to the following agencies to avoid duplication of waiting times and advice:
Health in Mind (HIM)
Are you experiencing symptoms such as stress, anxiety and depression? If so HIM is a free NHS service for anyone in East Sussex, experiencing these kind of emotions or psychological difficulties. Offers range from self-guided support, to longer term conditions including CBT and trauma treatment.
You can self-refer on the HIM website.
Brighton & Hove Wellbeing Service (BHWS)
BHWS is a free NHS service who offers therapeutic support through a number of treatments. They treat those experiencing mild to moderate depression, anxiety, compulsive disorders through to canine therapy, self help and group work.
You can self-refer on the BHWS website.