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As a student, you may experience a range of mental health issues that may result in significant barriers to achieving your personal and academic goals. George Brown’s Counselling and Student Well-being Services offers a wide range of free and confidential services and programs that may be able to assist you. Let our professional counselling staff support you in learning to solve problems and develop ways to attain your goals – in your education and in your life.
- Counselling is free and confidential, available for currently registered George Brown College students.
- You’re welcome to explore any academic and non-academic issues because they all affect your success.
- The counselling office provides responsive services – same-day appointments are available on a first-come-first-serve basis.
- Workshops and counselling groups help you to get more from your education and are free to all registered students.
- We can arrange ongoing support with a community referral if short-term counselling cannot address your concern.
How can we help?
Check out some great information and resources on self-care strategies, managing loneliness, boredom, and stress, relationships, anxiety and plenty more.
Get to know more about what counselling actually is and our commitment to confidentiality. You’ll also be able to read through some of our Frequently Asked Questions.
Learn more about how to register with our services and what you can expect.
Being a student can be challenging, but your peers are here to support you. See all the ways your peer community have you covered.
There are many resources in the community to help with mental health counselling, crisis supports, peer supports, medical care and other needs.
Learn how you can help your students and yourself with these helpful resources.
Check out our podcast
Our monthly podcast, Let's Talk, features George Brown counsellors who aim to provide you with helpful tips and topical information related to student well-being and holistic living. You can find it on various platforms, or listen to it right on our site!
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Statement of Confidentiality
The George Brown College Counselling Department agrees to keep any information you share in strictest confidence. Under the Privacy Act, we cannot disclose any information without your signed consent. However, we are required by law to disclose information when: we become aware of current child abuse; an individual clearly presents danger to self or others; we are subpoenaed for records or testimony by the courts.