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Student Counselling Clinic

“It is important to know that you are not alone, and we are here to offer you a space to be heard and supported at our supervised Student Counselling Clinic”

About Our Clinic

Our CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling students are operating a free counselling clinic open to all ALG students.

The sessions offer a great opportunity for emotional and developmental support for all people. Personal information that is shared verbally or in writing will be kept confidential.

The Clinic is an opportunity for our student counsellors to further develop their practical skills for their course.

DATE/TIME

Wed & Thu (during term)
10am – 3pm
Term 2 2022: 4th May – 16th June

DURATION

Sessions run for 30 minutes

METHODS

Face to Face or Online
(discussed with student counsellor)

PRICE

Free

LOCATION

Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane
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Welcome to the Student Counselling Clinic

Counselling is a process of supporting clients to identify and work through any issues they may have – including challenging life experiences or past problems that are impacting present feelings or behaviours. Below are some common reasons people seek general counselling:

  • Study Career changes and work-related stress
  • Feeling a lack of direction or purpose
  • Confidence and self-esteem issues
  • Communication and relationships issues
  • Life transitions
  • Grief and loss
  • Stress, anxiety and depression,
  • Moving beyond a relationship breakup
  • Burnout and fatigue
  • Financial stress

Usually, it’s not just one area of life that feels out of balance, but a combination of issues that contribute to an overall sense of confusion or distress. You may be struggling with thoughts and feelings about yourself, your life direction, or your relationships with others.

Counselling is a practical, helpful way to prioritise concerns and work through them at your own pace

Talking to friends or family may help, but often we’re still left feeling confused, and in need of some direction and support.

That’s where counselling comes in – Here at our Student Counselling Clinic we are here to support you, so you don’t have to figure things out alone. The truth is, counselling can address a whole range of issues, and no concern is too small. 

Your feelings, your wellbeing and your personal goals are very important.

General counselling provides a safe, nonjudgmental space to discuss all of your concerns, and explore options and opportunities for change.

For some people, simply talking through issues can be beneficial, whilst others may need specific guidance or strategies to support them through a difficult time. Together we’ll identify the most constructive and useful way to make sense of your experience and bring about positive changes in your life.

When you call, you’ll speak with a member of our dedicated intake Counselling Clinic team. Your intake form will be completed where we spend some time with you to:

  • Discuss your counselling needs
  • Answer any questions you may have
  • Recommend suitable counselling options for you

LOCATIONS

BRISBANE

Level 4
243 Edward Street
Brisbane QLD 4000

MELBOURNE

Level 6
601 Bourke Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

SYDNEY

Level 1
225 Clarence Street
Sydney NSW 2000

For any questions about our clinic please contact us at 1300 254 000

Other Support Services

We offer free information and referral details in those instances where the Student Counselling services provided would not be convenient for the caller, or client needs fall outside our scope of counselling practice.

Free Telephone and/or Online Counselling

Counselling Online – 1800 888 236, 24/7 Online

QLife: 1800 184 527

Carers Australia: 1800 242 636 Operates from 9am to 5pm.

Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Services: 24/7 Phone Support – 1800 011 046

MensLine: 24/7 Phone and Online Support – 1300 789 978

Relationships Australia: Phone Support – 1300 364 277

Beyondblue (Depression and Anxiety): Phone Support – 1300 224 636

Sane Australia – 1800 18 7263

Grief Link

Crisis Support LinesLifeline – 13 11 14

Kids Helpline – 1800 55 1800

1800 RESPECT – 1800 737 732

Life Goes On – 1300 364 673