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At Middlesex University, we provide a free confidential counselling service that is available to help you overcome any challenges you might face while studying. These challenges may include personal, practical, academic, or financial issues, and it is our goal to provide you with the information and advice you need help to you through these times.

Counselling service

We have counsellors with expertise and experience in a number of different areas. These include:

  • Bereavement: Loss, anger, loneliness, sadness, and depression
  • Depression: Feeling isolated, lonely, empty
  • Exam and study stress: Out of control, panic attacks, feelings of inadequacy
  • Family issues: Partners, children, parenting, separation and divorce, homesickness
  • Lack of confidence: Worried about failing, never being good enough, feeling judged
  • Relationship difficulties: Family and friends, colleagues
  • Repeated destructive behaviour: Self-harm, abusive relationships, alcohol, drugs

There are different types of counselling services available:

  • One-to-one counselling sessions
  • Group workshops, addressing such issues as dealing with stress, starting at university and learning support (including study blocks and assessment)
  • Consultation and referral services
  • Input into the curriculum

For enquiries, please email

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