Counselling

Professional Counsellors are available to help students deal with personal concerns related to adapting to University life, family problems, relationships, difficulties with drugs & alcohol, and other matters, all of which are handled in complete confidentiality.  Services are also provided to students wishing to enhance their study skills as well as those wishing to focus on career planning.  Workshops on topics of interest to students are scheduled throughout the academic year.

The student Counselling Office provides a variety of individual & group programs to assist you in your personal development while at Bishop’s to help you complete your academic pursuits. Our primary goal is to provide the highest quality & most accessible professional service to students to improve their personal, social & academic well-being. We do our best to accommodate all students’ needs within a reasonable amount of time. We offer individual counselling, as well as workshops and seminars.

Our services include dealing with:

  • abuse issues
  • alcohol & drugs
  • cultural/ethnic concerns
  • depression/stress/anxiety
  • eating concerns
  • family concerns
  • loss & grief
  • lack of confidence
  • loneliness
  • questions about sexuality
  • relationship issues
  • roommate difficulties
  • your particular situation

In case of an EMERGENCY where your own safety or the safety of others is imminently at risk, please make the urgency of the situation known to the receptionist. Should you require assistance for an emergency situation outside our regular operating hours, please call Bishop’s Security Department at 819-822-9711 or on campus at ext. 2711.

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All contacts with our office are kept confidential.

Phone: 819-822-9695
Fax: 819-822-9605

General Office Hours

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Please note: Urgent requests are dealt with as quickly & efficiently as possible.

Individual appointments are available:
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Our office is located in the Student Union Building (Marjorie Donald House)
2nd Floor (above the Bookstore & below Tim Horton’s)
Room 214
See Campus Map, B11