Click below to find webinars that cover topics like stress, anxiety, culture shock and learn about different coping strategies:
Dr Lucy Smith (Head of Service, Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist) and Hayley O'Gorman (Senior Student Counsellor) talk about self-care, study tips and what to do in the lead up to/on the day of your exams.
In this webinar, Hayley O'Gorman (Senior Student Counsellor) and Siobhán Clifford (Assistant Psychologist) talk through the experience of Culture Shock, a very common experience that international students can experience, and how to build on resilience.
In this webinar, Judy Moloney (Senior Student Counsellor) and Eimear Bane (Assistant Psychologist) talk about what stress is and how it impacts us, how we can build up our resilience and how to look after our wellbeing by using coping strategies.
In this webinar, Orfhlaith McLoughlin (Deputy Head of the Counselling Service) and Siobhán Clifford (Assistant Psychologist) talk about what Mental Health is, how to look after yourself and how to look after others.
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We have created the webinar below to help equip you with skills to manage the difficult transition to online learning. This webinar covers psychoeducational information on anxiety and cognitive/behavioural strategies for managing anxiety related to this. This includes recognising the fight/flight response, beliefs about worry, control, challenging your thinking, organisational skills and relaxation.
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- UL Éist is not a medical service. It is a psychologically led counselling service. We do not assess or diagnose. We work with you to understand and cope with your difficulties.
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Please report one incident, or series of related incidents at a time; this is to ensure that we can understand the nature of your experience.
Should you wish to report an incident formally within the University please visit: Student Complaints Policy and Procedures
You can hear more about the Speak Out took project in UL here: Launch Video
We would like to thank you for Speaking Out against bullying, cyberbullying, harassment, discrimination, hate crime, coercive behaviour, stalking, assault, sexual harassment, sexual assault, and rape.
We believe you, and we stand with you.
Please note, UL Éist Counselling and Wellbeing service do not:
- Provide certificates for attendance
- Extend assignment deadlines
- Give interviews for coursework
To access the UL Éist Student Counselling and Wellbeing service, you can come straight to the service at room CM 073. You do not need to email the service in advance.
Drop In: 10am to 12noon daily during semester. Final drop-in will be accepted by 11.40 in order to complete the process by 12noon.
Please see main page for drop-in times outside of semester.
Please note, intake forms must be filled out no later than 20 minutes prior to the end of drop-in. You will be sent an intake form and then asked to fill in some demographic details and a some screening questionnaires. You will then be called by an Assistant Psychologist for a 10-15 minute screening session.
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Contact No: 061-202327
Ger Hanley - Monday 5-6.30pm during term time Email: firstname.lastname@example.org