Mental Health & Counselling
With college life comes new experiences, new expectations and new pressures. If you are struggling with issues like depression or addiction, or are having a tough time managing stress or finding balance between school and life, MHC's counselling services are here to help.
Personal counselling services are free and confidential. Our counsellors can also connect you with other on-campus support services or provide referrals to community agencies. To book or cancel an appointment, please call 403.529.3819.
MINDFUL MONDAYS [12:05 - 12:55 p.m. / F2001]
Learn about mindfulness and how it can be helpful. During these lunch hour sessions we will practice relaxation techniques and participate in mindful activities designed to increase awareness.
WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS [12:05 - 12:55 p.m. / F2001]
Topics ranging from healthy relationships,communication, self-esteem, stress and more.These will be interactive sessions consisting of activities, often- art therapy.
KNITTING GROUP [Tuesdays, 1:30 - 3 p.m. / Vera Bracken Library front lounge]
No experience necessary. All materials supplied.Come learn a new skill, meet new people, and informally discuss mental health. This year we will be collectively knitting squares for a blanket to donate to a cause chosen by group members.
30 MINUTE DROP IN COUNSELLING SESSIONS [C233]
Mondays / 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Thursdays / 1 - 3:30 p.m.
First come, first served.
ANIMAL THERAPY [TBA]
Drop-in times will be posted throughout the college.
ANXIETY/DEPRESSION GROUP [TBA]
5-6 week group therapy. Watch for posters and information on the college website.
Do you know someone in distress? Not sure how to help?
If you know someone who is struggling, please review the following resources to help you identify behaviours of concern and ways to offer support.
You can also contact the Student At Risk Support team.
Counselling Services are located with Academic Advising on the main floor of the Centre Core building.
To book or cancel an appointment, please call 403.529.3819.
Confidential Voice Mail
To leave a confidential voice message for the counsellor, call 403.529.3935.
To contact the Student Support Specialist in Brooks, call 403.362.1697.