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Life as a student has many challenges. Health & Counselling has many services and professionals to support your mental health and well-being, so that you can reach your goals while at university and beyond.

Counselling Services

Registered clinical counsellors and registered psychologists work within a brief model of care to promote positive growth, well-being, and mental health. The counselling process is holistic and client-centred and pursued with sensitivity to diverse sociocultural factors unique to each individual.

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Are you on the counselling waitlist?

Accessing a counselling appointment can sometimes take a few weeks -- but you don't have to struggle alone. There are lots of options in the meantime. Find more

Additional Options for Support

Talk to someone now

It's okay to feel overwhelmed. If you need mental health support now, you have options. Call 778-782-4615 during operating hours to speak with the front desk for an available service provider, or call My SSP. Learn more

Speak to an Access Case Manager

First time accessing services, or feeling overwhelmed? Access Case Managers are here to listen, guide, and support you by figuring out next steps and accessing Health & Counselling supports. Drop-in

See a doctor or nurse

Doctors and nurses can provide a number of resources and information related to depression, anxiety, ADD/ADHD, and physical symptoms impacting your success. Call to book an appointment and ask to speak to a mental health nurse. Booking info

Use My SSP

SFU students can book an appointment with a counsellor close to home, and access articles and videos relevant to student life. You can also call the 24/7 crisis line and connect through the app. Learn more

Join a group or workshop

Many concerns are best resolved with the support of a community or group. View options you can self-register for, find a group referred to you, or see what's being offered. Learn more

Seek Identity-Based & Community Support

Race & ethnicity; gender, gender expression and sexual orientation; disability & neurodiversity, religion/spirituality and more. Find identity-based support options for students seeking safety and community. view now

Support someone else

Are you concerned about a friend or a student? Contact the Office of Student Support & Responsibilities who works closely with Health & Counselling. Faculty and Staff can also find specific resources and information here. More

Explore On & Off Campus Options

Here's a glimpse of on-campus and off-campus support resources available to assist you throughout your journey as a student. See now