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Student Counselling Service

During your time at the Institute, you may experience personal and emotional issues that impact on your academic work and on your overall student experience.

The Counselling Service offers a confidential space for you to reflect and explore these issues without being judged, and to enable you to develop ways of overcoming your difficulties.

The Counselling Service is a professional and confidential service which is available to all registered full time CIT students free of charge. The service aims to provide opportunities to explore personal and social issues that hinder academic performance, to promote wellness and to enhance personal growth. Our team provides a supportive and non-judgemental environment.

Student Counselling is a specialist service provided by professional counsellors who are experienced in working with students, enabling them to cope with personal difficulties and issues that hinder academic engagement and performance.  

Counsellors can help with a wide range of difficulties. Some of the common problems experienced by students include:

  • Anxiety, depression, suicidal feelings
  • Homesickness, loneliness
  • Relationship problems
  • Bereavement and losses
  • Family issues and upsetting past experiences
  • Academic difficulties
  • Crisis and trauma
  • Sexual and cultural identity
  • Eating problems or habitual addictions
  • Life changes such as pregnancy and illness