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  Counselling & Mental Wellbeing

The Counselling & Mental Wellbeing team is here to help you feel content, healthy and supported.

As a result of government guidance relating to Covid 19 and the subsequent closure of the campuses, the Counselling and Mental Wellbeing service is now delivering therapeutic support and mental health advice online and via telephone.

In response to the current situation we have developed a new way of working which will focus on coping strategies and emotional support. This applies to all of our services including our mental health advice.

We remain committed to supporting all of our students throughout this period - please do not hesitate to get in contact with the service if you have any questions, email  For information about our Drop-in please click here.​

You can still register with the service by clicking here​.

We understand that these are difficult times and if you have not already please register with Big White Wall, as this will allow you to have access to an online support community.

To join, simply go to and sign up under ‘organisation’ with your university e-mail address.

Use of the BWW is subject to BWW’s terms & conditions and privacy policy’’

In addition, please go to this BBC link for some helpful advice regarding self-care​.

In addition please look at the online self help available

GetSelfHelp website - CBT self-help and therapy resources 

Edspace have a self-help section 

CCI website  

CALM wellbeing app  


Please get in touch if you are experiencing difficulties with your mental health. Just drop us an email at or call 0131 455 2459. 

The Counselling Team operates 9am - 5pm Monday - Friday and is a non-crisis service. If you need to speak to someone urgently outside of office hours please consult emergency and out of hours support​​.  ​

Please click here​ to register with the Counselling & Mental Wellbeing service. When you have registered with the service you will get access to assessment appointments and we will look at what support is most suited to your needs. 


Student Concern - If you are a member of staff concerned about a student’s mental health please contact Terezia Brunklaus by emailing​​​​​

If you have a compliant regarding the counselling or mental wellbeing service’s quality please contact Head of the Counselling and Wellbeing Service Manager Terezia Brunklaus on or Head of Wellbeing and Inclusion Mark Wilkinson on 

​For more information on the university’s complaints policy, please read the complaints pageThe counselling team is a member of COSCA. ​​


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