The Counselling Service at Queen’s University offers training to practicum students, interns and practicing professionals in the areas of clinical and counselling psychology. We hope this website will provide you with information about our service and will help you in choosing the training which is most suitable for you.
Who we are and what we do
The Queen’s University Counselling Service provides confidential professional counselling to all students at Queen’s. Our services recognize and support the richness of human diversity and reflect the values of cultural, ethnic, gender and sexual orientation differences. The client population is broad and includes undergraduate, graduate, ethnic minority, international and older returning students. The presenting concerns of clients cover the full range of diagnostic disorders and developmental issues (e.g., identity, individuation, career, relationships). Depression and anxiety are among the most common complaints, but these are often only "the tip of the iceberg". In many ways, the level of severity of client concerns seen at counseling services has increased in the last twenty years and is comparable to an adult outpatient population. Trainees can expect a diverse caseload that will test their counseling and therapeutic skills and challenge them to new learning.