Counselling services

Douglas College counsellors provide free, accessible, confidential and professional support to students. We provide one-to-one support and workshops to help you learn skills to better handle stress, increase resilience, manage sudden personal challenges, or just feel better.

At Douglas, we offer three types of counselling services:

Please contact us to book a video or phone appointment. If you are currently located outside of the province of BC, there are some limitations for the services we can provide and alternate resources we can recommend.


Information shared with counsellors is confidential unless the counsellor determines that there is an imminent risk of danger to human life. In such situations counsellors are required by law to release information as appropriate. Students may wish to allow counsellors to release personal information in some circumstances. Learn more about confidentiality.

Mental health resources during Covid-19

Download the Guide to Student Mental Health During Covid-19 for mental health resources and information.

Join us in-person or online for group programs and workshops 

You can find a complete list of our workshops with times and descriptions HERE

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Instructional services

Counsellors teach Human Development credit courses in some semesters. The most commonly offered course is HUMD 1130 (14 weeks) which combines career exploration and personal development topics.