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

The Service operates during weekdays and our registration form is available Monday to Friday from 8am to 11pm during term time, from 9am to 5pm out of term time and is closed at weekends and during college closure days at Christmas and Easter.

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:

Camden and Islington Crisis Care Webpage:

SPCS Stay Safe Card -

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

While you are waiting  for your appointment with us, 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:

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

Sources of support external to UCL:

Online and Phone Support


24 Hour confidential support Tel: 116123




Free confidential support and practical information for students.

6pm-8am term time

Tel: 0207 631 0101



Care First

Out of hours telephone counselling and information helpline

Monday to Friday 5pm-9am

Available at weekends, during Bank Holidays and UCL closure periods

Tel: 0800 197 4510


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


Anxiety: Beat it and Regain Peace

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

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: