Please note: graduate counsellor Alisa McClain will not be taking any more appointments or walk-ins this term (Winter 2019). If you would like to see a counsellor, please contact Health and Counselling Services at 613-520-6674.

Feeling stressed out? Need someone to talk to? Why not drop in to see Carleton’s new graduate counsellor Alisa McClain every Thursday from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in 512 Tory. Or you can book an appointment with Alisa by calling Health and Counselling Services at 613-520-6674. You can meet her in either 512 Tory (on Tuesdays) or at Counselling Services (2600 Carleton Technology and Training Centre Building).

You can also participate in the new Graduate Student Mental Health Peer Support program in the GSA Boardroom (6th floor Unicentre). Times are:

  • Tuesdays from 2-4 p.m.
  • Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Thursdays from 6-8 p.m.

If you prefer an online approach, why not access Therapy Assisted Online (TAO)? This web-based program provides assistance to help overcome anxiety, depression, relationship or communication challenges, and substance use concerns. Details can be found on this page.

More Health and Counselling Services

Crisis Situations:  Please come in person to the main Health and Counselling Clinic (2600 Carleton Technology and Training Centre Building) and indicate to the receptionist that you are in crisis and need to speak to someone right away.

After Hours:  If you need assistance for an urgent situation outside of their regular operating hours, contact:

  • Department of University Safety: (613) 520-4444 (or, dial 4444 from any university land-line)
  • Good 2 Talk: 1-866-925-5454
  • Distress Centre: 613-238-3311

Other resources are listed on the Health and Counselling website.