ANU Counselling

Latest News from ANU Counselling


ANU Counselling has moved!
We are now located on Level 3 of the Health and Wellbeing Centre in Kambri.


If you are a current student and would like to speak with a counsellor to seek support regarding the ongoing bushfire emergencies and smoke, you can contact ANU Counselling on 61 2 6178 0455 or email  Specific short appointments have been made available for students each afternoon for the coming weeks.  Please advise staff this is why you would like to access the appointment.There is more information available for students affected by the bushfire emergency here.


From Monday 3rd February 2020 ANU Counselling will expand our opening hours.

Our new opening hours will be:

Monday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm 


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 Crisis 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 Crisis Support Line works with ANU Counselling but is operational outside of regular hours. Find out more, or contact the ANU Crisis 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 shutdown period.  ANU Counselling is open from 08:55am until 4:45pm and close for lunch between 1:00pm - 2:00pm.  To make an appointment, please phone on 02 6178 0455 or come in person.  Further information about appointments is here

Our teams & contacts


Contact details
Counselling reception 
Phone +61 2 6178 0455


Contact details
Andrew Staniforth  
Phone +61 2 6178 0455
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