The Counselling and Mental Health Service provides one-to-one sessions, closed group sessions and referral to other services, for students registered with Lancaster University.

Session are provided by trained and experienced staff, who use a variety of therapy styles, including cognitive behavioural therapy, person centred counselling and psycho-social interventions.

To make an appointment you first need to complete a self-referral form. Please use this link to access the self-referral form.

We are located on campus at The Base in Alexandra Square.

We can be contacted by email at

Or by telephone 01524 592690


The Wellbeing Service is provided by College Wellbeing Officers (known as CWOs) who are trained members of the Counselling and Mental Health Team.

The CWOs work with cognitive behavioural techniques, guided self-help and psychoeducation in group sessions designed specifically for students. They can provide one-to-one sessions in some circumstances and they also provide general welfare support.

Up to four sessions are offered during term and vacation times as well as an out-of-hours drop-in during term time.

Please use this link to contact a CWO.