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Ashley Vanstone - new SGS graduate counsellorSGS on site Counsellor

Graduate studies provide opportunities for exciting new challenges and experiences. However, there are times when it can seem overwhelming. If you are feeling overwhelmed, anxious, sad, lonely or distressed, you do not need to handle it alone.  The School of Graduate Studies has an embedded counsellor who provides individual counselling services to graduate students, group programs, and will host mental health & wellness events.  

Please note that this counselling service is part of the Health Counselling and Disability Services and adheres to strict standards of confidentiality. Your counselling records will not be shared with anyone unless you give specific consent for release of your information.

About the Counsellor

Ashley Vanstone - he is committed to creating a supportive and non-judgmental space in which clients can express themselves with candor and think creatively about positive solutions to the issues they are facing.

How to Access Counselling Services at Queen’s

To book a counselling appointment, call 613-533-2136 (32136). This is a dedicated phone line and has confidential voicemail.  

An appointment will be booked with Ashley Vanstone or you may request a different counsellor. All services are strictly confidential.

Tryout the Weekly Meditation Drop In Group

When: Thursdays, 12.15pm - 12.45pm
Venue: Room 306, Gordon Hall
RSVP: Ashley at a.vanstone@queensu.ca 

Suitable for all levels of meditation.