Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Counselling Services

TRU counsellors supports the academic success and personal growth of all TRU students and, subject to availability, prospective students.

Counsellors work alongside students to develop strategies for improved academic performance; they also offer support with personal assessment tools and workshops. Short-term individual counselling is also available and focuses on creating action plans and support networks that combat stress, anxiety, depression and other personal issues.

The Counselling office is a respectful, safe and affirming atmosphere for students of all races, ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, culture and socioeconomic status.

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Academic counselling

Those old study habits not working any more? Procrastinating? Stressed about your next exam or the results from your last one? Get ideas for more effective study, time management and stress management techniques to optimize your academic success.

  • Speech anxiety
  • Test anxiety
  • Study skills
  • Time management
  • Stress management

Personal counselling

Got a personal problem interfering with school performance or your life in general? Try talking to a professional counsellor.

We provide individual counselling that is focused on finding solutions and taking action steps. We can help with concerns such as stress, sleeplessness, sadness, relationships, and other issues.

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