ANU Counselling promotes, supports and enhances mental health and wellbeing within the ANU community. We are a a free, confidential and non-diagnostic service available to all current enrolled ANU students. No referral or Mental Health Treatment Plan from a General Practitioner is required to attend appointments.
ANU Counselling offers trauma counselling for students that have experienced sexual assault and/or sexual harassment during their time at university. Please inform the counsellor this is what you are seeking and your counsellor will discuss internal and external treatment options with you.
The ANU Wellbeing and Support Line is a phone service for all current students who are experiencing situational stress, emotional difficulties and mental health concerns. The service can also be used to provide debriefing support and assistance for student leaders. The ANU Wellbeing and Support Line works with ANU Counselling but is operational 24 hours a day. Find out more, or contact the ANU Wellbeing and Support Line on 1300 050 327 (voice) or 0488 884 170 (text).
ANU Counselling is open each day of the year excluding weekends, public holidays and the University Christmas shutdown period.
To make an appointment, please phone 02 6125 2211, option 1 for counselling. Further information about appointments is available here
Monday through to Friday 8am-5pm.
Please note that reception will be attended from 8am to 4pm daily.
ANU Counselling is currently operating in a hybrid model and is offering appointments via Zoom and Face-to-face. (When not in lockdown)
We have a range of helpful resources in addition to our counselling services. You may find helpful information in our Mental Health Resources, Talking Tips, or Mindfulness course.
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