About Counselling and Wellbeing
BY University of Reading 7 April 2017
The Counselling and Wellbeing team
We are a multi-disciplinary team of counsellors and mental health advisers here to offer confidential and specialist support which is free of charge and available to all University of Reading students.No matter what problems you may encounter, the Counselling and Wellbeing team will work to ensure that any disruption to your social, emotional and academic life is resolved as quickly as possible.
How we work
The support we provide is ‘needs based’ and tailored to individuals. We also use a ‘stepped care' approach which means that there are different levels of support including access to online resources and therapeutic books from our 'Bibliotherapy' section in the Library, training via our Life Tools programme, and one-to-one consultations with our highly trained staff.
Once you have registered with the service, we will meet you to assess your needs and provide you with a plan to help you manage your circumstances.
In some cases we will work with you to help you become more proactive and encourage you to access our many useful resources independently. If your needs are more complex, we may refer you to one of our mental health advisers who will help you to manage your condition over a longer period of time (particularly if you also are registered with the Disability team).
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Feedback about the service is always appreciated. Please email us with your thoughts, queries or concerns.