- Student Support and Wellbeing Video
- Transition Programme for Undergraduate Students
- The UCL Health Centre
- Introduction to UCL Student Psychological Services
- UCL Student Disability Services
- Religious and Spiritual Support at UCL
- Peer to peer confidential support offered to you by London Nightline
- Support in Student Accommodation
- UCL Transition - what changes can you expect upon becoming a student?
- Declaring a disability
- Support for students with Specific Learning Difficulties (dyslexia/dyspraxia)
- Student Health Association busary opportunities
- Support provided by your Personal Tutor - information and video
- Coping with change
- Getting used to living away from home
- UCL Student Funding Support
- Dealing with Anxiety
- Would you like to sleep better?
- UCLU Rights and Advice
- UCL Health Centre - extended opening hours
- Stay safe at UCL - UCL Security Services
- Headspace - Treat your head right
- What can Student Psychological Services provide?
- Personal safety video
- Would you like to take the stress out of your day in only 10 minutes?
What can Student Psychological Services provide?
8 September 2015
Coming to university can be an exciting and rewarding time. However, it can also be a time of change and stress. This may lead to difficulties and dilemmas which affect your academic performance or social life. The Student Psychological Services is one of the university’s support services which are here to help.
Student Psychological Services Can Provide:
- A consultation regarding your emotional and physiological needs. In some cases this may be all you require
- Short-term emotional and psychological support through workshops and one-to-one counselling
- Psychiatric assessments and advice on medication
- Referrals to other psychological services (NHS or fee-paying) or support services
- A wide range of self help books and materials
- Letters for extenuating circumstances if you have had counselling or psychiatric support with the service
Student Psychological Services Cannot Provide:
- Some specialised diagnoses such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Dyslexia, Aspergers, etc.
- Long-term psychological treatment
- Ongoing treatment for conditions such as Addictions, Eating Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, etc.
- Any support if you are already seeing a therapist either individually or in a group
- Prescriptions for medications
- Letters for extenuating circumstances if you have not had counselling or psychiatric support with the service
You can find
out more about the Services by taking a look at the Frequently Asked