The Student Counsellor Service offers free skilled and confidential help to Ravensbourne students experiencing difficulties with their studies or in their personal lives.

Counselling can assist you in coping with a range of issues including:

  • Stress / Anxiety / panic attacks / low self esteem
  • Loneliness / isolation
  • Sexual identity
  • Depression / mood swings
  • Anger
  • Eating disorders
  • Relationships / bereavement / family problems / friendships
  • Coping with illness
  • Problems with drinking or drugs
  • Traumatic experiences
  • Lack of motivation / time management / workload

Counselling can help you to become more resourceful and effective in your responses to challenges or difficulties and to bring about the sort of changes you want in your life.

We offer time limited counselling which could be up to six sessions.

How do I arrange to meet with a student counsellor?

If you would like more information about our counselling services and how to access support, please e-mail the Wellbeing Team or Student Services


Out-of-hours service

If you are distressed and need to talk to someone, we have the following out of hours support contacts available to you:

Nightline for confidential listening and practical information (term time only), call: +44 (0)207 631 0101.

The Samaritans for support at anytime, night or day, Free Helpline call: 116123.

Feeling unwell?

Contact: The NHS for your local A&E department or Hospital Walk in Centre, call the Helpline on 111.

Your GP surgery for details of their out of hours service cover .

For all other emergencies, call 999.

Other useful contacts

You may also find the following links useful: