Student Support Services operates a Mental Health, Wellbeing and Counselling service. Our qualified counsellors, wellbeing and mental health professionals are here for you throughout your time at Stirling. Whatever you’re going through, we’re here to help.
In addition to the wide range of wellbeing services available at the University, we have also partnered with Big White Wall to provide Stirling students with access to 24/7 online support. Big White Wall is a digital mental health support service which is completely anonymous – so you can express yourself freely and openly.
If you are concerned about your mental health and would like to know about the kind of support
Alternatively, if you are a current student and have a diagnosed mental health condition you can
A counselling session to support you to develop strategies or ideas to help you with your greatest concerns.
Counselling is a talking therapy which gives you the opportunity to explore issues which are causing you concern or
At the University of Stirling, we offer One at a Time Counselling, which means we focus on the most significant issue for
If you feel after this process you need further support, you can make another appointment. Before any subsequent
About 70% of students find a single appointment helps them to move in the right direction.
One at a Time Therapy can be used for a wide range of issues, from anxiety to improving relationships, grief and loss, mental health issues, life changes and managing stress. In a One at a Time session, we can offer a contained and immediate response to your most pressing concern. While the session will focus on your greatest concern, this therapy can still be suitable for students with multiple or complex issues. So you may have a lot going on in your life, but still find a One at a Time session helpful.
When you register for the service, you will be sent a pre-session questionnaire to fill in. This will help you and your Counsellor to find out more about your main concerns and goals for your session. Please complete this before your session; if this is not complete before the session you will need to spend time during the session completing this.
If you feel the session was enough to meet your needs then you will not have another session booked, with the understanding that you are welcome to re-contact us at any point in the future.
If you're a current University of Stirling student and would like to access our service, please complete our Counselling Service registration form. We'll ensure you receive the most appropriate support for your needs. We will treat you with dignity and respect, uphold the highest standards of confidentiality and offer you non-judgemental support to help you better understand your feelings and emotions. Skype and phone appointments are available upon request during normal working hours (9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday), please just let us know
We want you to thrive at Stirling and make the most of the opportunities and support available to