The Counselling Centre


The Counselling Centre is open virtually to all current Saint Mary's students. To arrange an appointment please email For more information please visit  


The Counselling Centre provides short-term, goal oriented counselling to students currently registered and attending classes at Saint Mary’s University. If you are no longer enrolled and attending classes, you are not eligible for our service.

Individual personal counselling (virtually by telephone or video), sleep consultations and group education sessions (via Microsoft Teams or Zoom).

Our team of professionals can help you meet your mental health goals. We understand how stressful university life can sometimes be and how making small changes can have a huge impact. Our staff are generalists in their training with experience working with University students.

Academic Year (September - May) Hours of operation:
8:30am - 12:00pm; 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Summer (June - August) Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 12:00pm; 1:00pm - 4:00pm 
We try our best to respond as quickly as possible to meet the needs of our students. Please Note: We are not an emergency clinic therefore we will refer all emergencies to the QEII Emergency Department (for ages 19 years old and over), located on Robie Street or the IWK Emergency Department (for 19 years of age and under), located on South Street.

Man|Made We are looking for participants in an online Man|Made group. Please email for more information or to register.

Mental Health Advocates is a program where students can learn about a variety of mental health related issues; while also earning Co-curricular hours! Visit for more information.  

Counselling Centre Events

Find information for new and returning clients below as well as more information about our many services and resources in the tabs on the side of the page.

New to Our Service

Meet with a Counsellor virtually (by telephone or video) to build a plan that supports your mental health needs 

First time using our service? Schedule a 30 minute appointment to help us understand and support your personal counselling goals. 

Initial appointments are booked at a variety of times throughout the week to work with your busy schedule. Email or click the button below.

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Returning Clients

Returning clients are welcome to book an appointment for personal counselling directly by:

Contacting us:
(P) 902-420-5615
Or book online:

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