ANU Counselling

ANU Counselling promotes, supports and enhances mental health and wellbeing within the ANU community.  ANU Counselling is a free, confidential and non-diagnostic service available to all currently 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.  Further information about appointments is here

Opening hours:

Monday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm 

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)

ANU Counselling has a range of helpful resources in addition to our counselling services.  You may find helpful information in our Mental Health ResourcesTalking Tips, or Mindfulness course.

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Our teams & contacts

Functional

Name
Contact details
Counselling reception 
Phone +61 2 6125 2211
Student Wellbeing Case Manager 

People

Name
Contact details
Michelle Linmore  
Acting Head of Service
Acting Senior Counsellor
Phone +61 2 6125 2211
Page owner: Wellbeing