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 Counselling & Mental Wellbeing

We are a friendly and approachable service whose aim is to help you feel supported with your mental health.

Please get in touch if you are experiencing difficulties with your mental health.

Just drop us an email at or call 0131 455 2459. If you a member of staff concerned about a student’s mental health please contact Terezia Brunklaus.

Please note: The Counselling Team operates 9am - 5pm Mon-Fri and is a non-crisis service. If you need to speak to someone urgently outside of office hours please consult our crisis contacts.​

The Counselling and Mental Wellbeing team are running drop sessions for students. Dates for these are listed below.


If you are a student and you are concerned about your mental wellbeing or concerned about how your wellbeing is affecting your academic performance or would like information regarding our services, please come to the Wellbeing Drop-in. 

The Drop-in is confidential and lasts for 20 minutes. Please report to the iPoint on the day to attend.

Each drop-in runs on a first come first served basis.

Please note the drop-in on Tuesday 22 November is cancelled.​

Merchiston (1.30-3.30pm) 

Room B9 - HUB

Tuesday Room 1.B.35

Thursday Room 1.B.34

Craiglockhart (10-12pm)

Room 1/05A


Tuesday 25 September

Tuesday 18 September


Thursday 27 September


Tuesday 9 October

Tuesday 2 October

Thursday 4 October


Tuesday 23 October

Thursday 11 October

Thursday 18 October


Tuesday 16 October



Thursday 25 October




Tuesday 30 October



Tuesday 6 November

Thursday 8 November

Thursday 1 November


Tuesday 20 November

Tuesday 13 November

Thursday 15 November


Thursday 22 November

Thursday 29 November



Tuesday 27 November


Tuesday 4 December

Thursday 6 December

Thursday 13 December



Tuesday 11th December


Contact us​

For any enquiries, please contact us by e-mail: or​

If you have a compliant regarding the counselling or mental wellbeing service’s quality please contact Head of the Counselling and Mental Wellbeing Service 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 page. The counselling team is a member of COSCA. 

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