ANU Counselling

ANU Counselling promotes, supports and enhances mental health and wellbeing within the ANU community.
We are a free, confidential and non-diagnostic service available to all currently enrolled ANU students located in Australia. Students currently located overseas are encouraged to make contact, we can advise about alternative support options. No referral or Mental Health Treatment Plan from a General Practitioner is required to register and attend appointments.
ANU Counselling has a range of helpful resources in addition to our counselling services. These include our Mental Health Resources, Group Programs, Talking Tips and Mindfulness course.

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.  

For staff support options, please click here

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 on 02 6125 2211, option 1 for counselling  or email

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 and the phone line will be attended from 8am-12pm and 1pm-4pm daily.


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