Thank you for your interest in registering with the Student Psychological and Counselling Services (SPCS).


The Service operates during weekdays, and the registration form is open Monday to Friday 8am to 11pm during term time, from 9am to 5pm out of term time and is closed at weekends and during college closures.

Once your registration form has been reviewed by one of our therapists, you may be offered:



SPCS does not offer crisis support.

In the event of an emergency please refer to the links below for crisis support:

Please contact the Emergency Services (call 999), your GP, or visit your nearest Accident & Emergency Service. The nearest service to the UCL campus is the University College London Hospitals(UCLH) Emergency Department:


UCLH Emergency Department Webpage:

http://www.uclh.nhs.uk/ourservices/servicea-z/es/ae/Pages/Home.aspx


Camden and Islington Crisis Care Webpage:

http://www.candi.nhs.uk/service-users-and-carers/crisis-care


SPCS Stay Safe Card -

For advice on managing difficult thoughts and feelings, download at:

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/student-psychological-services/UCL_SPS_Safety_Card.pdf


Due to the current demand on the service , it is likely that you will have to wait  for your initial appointment.

While you are waiting , you could arrange to meet with your GP to discuss what alternative support they may be able to offer you.


If you are not registered with a GP, you can find your nearest GP at:

http://www.nhs.uk/Service-Search/GP/LocationSearch/4


Please refer to the details below for more information about other sources of support also available to you:

Sources of support external to UCL:

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/students/support-and-wellbeing/external-support

Online and Phone Support

Samaritans

24 Hour confidential support Tel: 116123

E-mail: jo@samaritans.org

Web: http://www.samaritans.org


Nightline

Free confidential support and practical information for students.

6pm-8am term time

Tel: 0207 631 0101

E-mail: listening@nightline.org.uk

Web: http://nightline.org.uk


Care First

Out of hours telephone support and information helpline

Monday to Friday 5pm-9am

Available at weekends, during Bank Holidays and UCL closure periods

Tel: 0800 197 4510


Ieso

Online therapy available free of charge if you live in or are registered with a GP in Camden.

Tel: 01954 230 066 between 9am and 5.30pm

Web: http://iesohealth.com/Camden

Anxiety: Beat it and Regain Peace

An online 12 week e-course available free to UCL students at:

http://bestme.today/courses/anxiety-beat-it-and-regain-peace1?product_id=112914&coupon_code=FREE-4-6&preview=logged_out


The 10 Minute Mind

A guided Mindfulness meditation programme which helps to reduce stress and is also delivered online on a daily basis, available at:

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/student-psychological-services/Mindfulness