During your time at Concordia, you will encounter many new and exciting situations to which you easily and confidently adapt. However, you may also have times when you experience doubt, indecision, or stress. Complicated relationships with friends or family can adversely affect your concentration; the high expectations of university study often feel overwhelming; and sometimes life just seems to throw everything at you all at once. It's good to know that whenever you need someone to turn to for advice or to just talk with, Concordia's counselors are here for you. Dr. Barbara van Ingen, R. Psych, coordinates Counseling Services, through which you have free access to:
Students who come for counseling are usually seeking more effective and rewarding lives. Counseling services are primarily short term and include opportunities for individual, couples, and group counseling to assist students with mental health, academic and/or other personal concerns that are interfering with positive life experiences.
Make an appointment with a Counselor through the Student Life & Learning office by phone: 780.479.9241, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
If you are experiencing an immediate crisis, please come directly to the Student Life & Learning office in HA 114, Constable Peter Schiemann Center, Hole Academic Centre.