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Due to the COVIC-19 situation, Douglas College is currently offering telephone counselling sessions until further notice.

To make an appointment, please call counselling reception at (604) 777-6185 or (604) 527-5486, or email reception at

 Once you have booked an appointment, please read the following Consent to Counsel Form prior to your phone appointment

For those with academic probation appointments please review the following Academic Probation Resource Sheet

If you are looking for support during the COVID-19 pandemic please take a look at our COVID19 Resources

Coquitlam Campus

1250 Pinetree Way
Room A1050
Phone: 604 777 6185
Fax: 604 777 6508

Hours of operation:

 Monday  8:30am - 4:30pm
 Tuesday  8:30am - 4:30pm
 Wednesday  8:30am - 4:30pm
 Thursday  8:30am - 4:30pm
 Friday  8:30am - 4:30pm

New Westminster Campus

700 Royal Ave.
New Westminster
Room 4600
Phone: 604 527 5486
Fax: 604 527 5077

Hours of operation:

 Monday  8:30am - 4:30pm
 Tuesday  8:30am - 4:30pm
 Wednesday  8:30am - 4:30pm
 Thursday  8:30am - 4:30pm
 Friday  8:30am - 4:30pm


To book a 50 minute appointment, call 604 527 5486 (New Westminster Campus) or 604 777 6185 (Coquitlam Campus). Contact us if you will not be able to make your appointment so we can make that time available to another student.

In order to give all students the best help possible, it’s important to be on time for your scheduled appointment. If you are more than 15 minutes late, your appointment may be given away, and you may need to re-book.

If you are in crisis or have an urgent concern,  same-day urgent appointments are available most afternoons.

Call reception directly at 604 527 5486 or 604 777 6185 to book or change an appointment. We can not discuss counselling matters by e-mail.

If our office is closed, please contact after hours emergency services for immediate assistance.

Our counsellors

 Angela Katsamakis - Coordinator/ International Liason (on maternity leave)  604 777 6550
 Melissa Bartel Sawatzky   604 527 5146
 Michael Blefare  604 527 5688
 Edith Chiu  604 527 5143
 Gurmit Grewal - International Liason  604 777 6555

 Dylan Le Roy

 604 777 6186
 Anuschka Naidoo  236 428 4732 
 Erin Smith  604 777 6187
 Sandi Strate  604 527 5248
 Andria Wrench - Coordinator  604 527 5145