Counselling support

Counselling support

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We understand that studying can be challenging and your health and wellbeing are important to us.

At ACAP you have access to our free and confidential counselling support service. Our team of professional counsellors are here to support you in reaching your full personal and academic potential.

Our counsellors can provide advice and coping strategies for a range of issues such as motivation, time-management and dealing with stress. They can also support you with personal issues including relationship issues, family issues, self-esteem and times of crisis.


Counselling Support Service

 Sydney / Adelaide / Online Students

Please contact Leigh Tonks on (02) 9964 6355 or email counsellingsupport@acap.edu.au
Available: M, T, W (10am-5pm)

 Brisbane / Melbourne

Please contact Mary-Ann Pascoe on (07) 3234 4429 or email counsellingsupportbris@acap.edu.au
Available: T, W, Th (8:30am-5pm)

 Perth

Please contact Jennifer Stack on (08) 6217 4156 or email counsellingsupportperth@acap.edu.au
Available: T, W, Th (8:30am-4pm)

Additional wellbeing services

 Emergency

If you or someone you are with is in immediate danger, please call 000 or go to your nearest hospital emergency department.

 Lifeline

Lifeline is a non-profit organisation that provides free, 24-hour Telephone Crisis Support service in Australia. Call 13 11 14 or visit https://www.lifeline.org.au/

 Beyond Blue

Talk to a trained mental health professional any time of the day or night.  Call 1300 22 46 36 or visit https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/get-immediate-support

 Kids Helpline

KHL Circles is a safe, free and private online peer support group for 13-25 year olds. Call 1800 551 800 or visit https://kidshelpline.com.au/

 Suicide Call Back Service

Suicide Call Back Service is a nationwide service that provides professional 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people who are affected by suicide. Call 1300 659 467 or visit https://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au/

 MensLine

MensLine Australia is a telephone and online counselling service for men with emotional health and relationship concerns. Call 1300 78 99 78 or visit https://mensline.org.au/

 1800Respect

Confidential information, counselling and support service open 24 hours to support people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse. Call 1800 737 732 or visit https://www.1800respect.org.au/

 Other Resources

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