Visual Guide: Counselling

This is one of several visual guides designed to help students and others understand some of the main processes of accessing support through Student Support and Wellbeing at the University of Kent.
Flowchart of 'What is Counselling' - text version is directly below

What is Counselling?

Counselling offers you a safe space to address issues concerning you and can help get thoughts, feelings, behaviour and perspective on life back in balance again. 

1) What is available? 

  • Face to Face Appointment
  • Zoom Calls – Video or Audio  
  • IRC – Internet Relay Chat 
  • Email Exchanges 

2) What can I talk about? 

  • Adjusting to University life 
  • Study pressures 
  • Relationships 
  • Sexuality 
  • Grief and loss 
  • Illness 
  • Traumatic experiences  
  • Low self-esteem
  • General depression or anxiety  

3) How do I start? 

Email us: or  

Call us: +44 (01227 823206) 

All counsellors are fully qualified members of BACP, BABCP, or UKCP, and adhere to ethical guidelines.  


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