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Curtin University

University Counselling Services

Why do we need counselling?

Counselling is a process at which a counselor meets with students, aiming to enhance their self-understanding and personal development, to empower them to cope with their problems and stress, to facilitate their adjustment to university life and to assist them in making healthy life changes.

Sometimes we reach a point where we are unable to find solutions on our own. Not being able to find a solution to a problem simply means we are human - not crazy. Psychological upset and painful feelings are normal reactions to intense or abnormal events and are part of the natural healing process. Counselling can help facilitate this healing process.

We are prepared to assist students in a variety of personal development areas. Common concerns for University students include - but are not limited to - the following: