Range of Counselling Available

At some point just about everyone finds they have major concerns on their mind that may interfere with their success, happiness, and satisfaction at university. Often students mention that a helpful way of dealing with problematic situations and feelings is to start by talking them through with an experienced counsellor.

If you feel that talking with a counsellor is something for you, visit the Student Wellness Centre (SWC) in MUSC B101 during our Drop-In Counselling Consultation Times for a 15 minute …

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Student Wellness Centre

Counseling and Mental Health Services for Students:

The Student Wellness Centre provides confidential, brief counseling for both personal and academic concerns.

Services include individual appointments, walk-in consultations and psycho-educational programming. A variety of personal concerns are frequently brought to counseling services, including adjustment to life at McMaster, stress management, anxiety, depression, loss and grief, substance abuse, loneliness, sexuality, eating concerns, relationship difficulties. If you are concerned about your student, encourage them to come in to see a counsellor or a physician. We …

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SWELL Lounge

The Student Wellness and Education Lower Lounge (SWELL) located in the McMaster University Student Centre basement, Room B118 is open for students. With its funky blue sign and its calm and resourceful interior, students will find the SWELL a place to relax, enjoy a tea, read, pick up wellness resources, study and chat with friends.

The SWELL offers weekly programming that can help students learn about themselves and their health. Topics include managing stress, eating well, staying active and taking …

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Range of Counselling Available at the Student Wellness Centre

Supportive counselling is available from the personal counsellors in the Student Wellness Centre. Counselling could be for emotional upset or concerns about how emotions are affecting a student’s academic performance. The purpose is to provide support and teach the student skills that help them to deal with whatever stress is causing problems. Sometimes stress that goes unchallenged can lead to mental illness, by developing into depression or an anxiety disorder. This becomes more difficult to manage and may require medical …

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