Counselling Services

UNBC Counselling Services will continue to operate during regular hours for the September 2020 semester. Our office will be closed to the public and appointments can be booked via telephone (250-960-6369) or email (Wellness@unbc.ca). 

If you have a booked appointment, your counsellor will call you at the time of your appointment.  If you have any concerns please do not hesitate to call our office.


The Counselling team is here to help UNBC students’ meet their goals as they journey through their academic life. Please read the following information on how to connect with us. 

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 the Counselling Centre to setup an intake appointment
  2.   A counsellor will then meet with you over the phone
  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 is a form of therapy led by a counselling facilitator(s) where a small group of people meet regularly to interact and explore common issues they share with each other.

Check back January 2021 for group therapy offerings.


Workshops & Events

We provide workshops that inform our students of practical skills to support their mental wellness.

Well-Being Vignettes Fall Semester 2020:

Wed Oct. 14 & Thurs Oct. 15 @ 8am
Mindfulness 1 – Understanding the Three Minds and Using Them Effectively. 

Wed Oct. 21 & Thurs Oct. 22 @ 8am
Mindfulness 2 – the What and How? Skills of mindfulness.

Wed Oct. 28 & Thurs Oct. 29 @ 8am
The Window of Tolerance and What We Can do to Keep Ourselves Inside It. 

Wed Nov. 04 & Thurs Nov. 05 @ 8am 
Body/Mind Using “Embodied Awareness” to Increase our Connection.

Wed Nov. 18 & Thurs Nov. 19 @ 8am
The Pivotal Power of STOPP. 

Wed Nov. 25 & Thurs Nov. 26 @ 8am
What is Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)? 

Zoom Information:
Meeting ID - 638 1981 8365
Passcode - 652161


Just Move - Walk and Talk

Walk and talk with UNBC Athletics and The Wellness Centre Mondays and Thursdays October 19th 2020 - December 3rd at 3pm. The walk will begin in the T&L building were you have the option to grab a free coffee/tea for the outdoor treck!

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For More information on UNBC Counselling Services please phone 250-960-6369.