Short-term counselling is available to help currently enrolled students resolve personal issues that may affect their academic performance or personal well-being. Personal counselling issues may include helping students:

  • Adjust to college
  • Manage anxiety and stress
  • Deal with relationship and/or family difficulties
  • Improve communication skills
  • Build self-esteem
  • Develop assertiveness skills
  • Manage anger and frustration
  • Handle relationship break-ups
  • Deal with depression
  • Cope with grief and loss
  • Overcome procrastination
  • Manage conflicts or unexpected traumatic event

If you have an urgent need to see a counsellor due to a sudden loss, traumatic critical incident, or if you are having thoughts of self-harm, please visit our front desk for a crisis appointment.

Off-campus referrals are made for students requiring long-term counselling or therapy.

 

Please contact counselling@langara.ca for further information on making an appointment with a counsellor. 

 


Confidentiality

All information discussed with a Langara Counsellor is considered private and is held in strict confidence. Information will not be released to anyone without your written permission. There are a few, very rare exceptions where a Counsellor may need to release your personal information:

  • Counsellors are required by law to report clear potential danger to self and/or others.
  • Counsellors are required by law to report instances of current child abuse.

If you have any questions or concerns about confidentiality, please feel free to talk to a Langara Counsellor.