What is Counselling

Some of the reasons people attend counselling include;

  • anxiety/ panic
  • mood problems (depression, suicidal thoughts),
  • abuse and assault issues, historic trauma,
  • academic engagement or direction,
  • substance use,
  • coping with grief and loss,
  • relationships (family, romantic, platonic),
  • eating/ body image difficulties, self-harm, homesickness/loneliness,
  • Self-confidence and self-esteem,
  • sexuality and sexual orientation,
  • stress, transition to college, social functioning and dealing with discrimination.
  • Gender Based Violence

We're always here to listen if you just need someone to talk.

We acknowledge that Portage College’s service region is on the traditional lands of First Nation Peoples, the owners of Treaty 6, 8 and 10, which are also homelands to the Métis people. We honour the history and culture of all people who first lived and gathered in these lands.
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