Counselling Services

UNBC Counselling Services will continue to remain open during regular hours; we will be offering our appointments by telephone

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, we will be making a few changes in the way we provide care. Starting today, appointments will be scheduled by telephone. To set up an appointment, you can call our centre at 250-960-6369. 

If you have a booked appointment, your counsellor will be calling you at your appointment time.  If there are any concerns regarding this, please do not hesitate to call our office.

Supports UNBC students’  to meet their personal and professional goals. No topic is too big or too small if it is impacting your academic and/or personal life. Counsellors are trained to help you cope with everything from exam stress to serious mental health concerns.

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. - 12:00 noon & 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Room #: 5-196
Contact #: 250-960-6369

How to Access Counselling at UNBC?

  1.   Call or visit the Counselling Centre to setup an intake appointment
  2.   A counsellor will then meet with you to determine how we can best meet your needs
  3.   At the end of your appointment you will be assigned a UNBC counsellor to provide ongoing support

Individual Counselling

Individual counselling is a one on one session based on the client’s specific needs and goals. The duration of these sessions are approximately 50 minutes.  

Group Counselling

Group counselling provides the unique experience of working with peers to gain multiple perspectives of experience and explore commonalities.

Support Group

The Counselling Centre offers support groups for people with common experiences or concerns.  

Psychoeducational Group

A Psychoeducational Group is a specific type of group therapy that focuses on educating clients about their disorders and gaining skills to maintain wellness. Clients who need support with anxiety, depression, mood regulation and self-esteem may benefit from this type of group.

Interpersonal Process Groups

An Interpersonal process group is a powerful way to learn about ourselves and our relationships with others.  This group will provide a safe, supportive space to explore your relationships with others and practice new behaviours that can ultimately lead to more fulfilling relationships. These interpersonal interactions can provide group members with an opportunity to deepen their level of self-awareness and to learn how they relate to others. This group can help individuals feeling dissatisfied in relationships and those who find it difficult to say what they need, in addition to many other concerns.

The duration and availability of UNBC’s group counselling varies each semester. For More information on UNBC Counselling Services please stop by our office 5-196, email: or phone 250-960-6369.