Counselling Workshops and Events

Counselling Workshops and Events

Are you interested in building new life skills?


The UNSW Counselling and Pyschological Services team is experienced in designing and running great programs, workshops and seminars for students. We also offer a select number of these to staff where appropriate.

Why not make the most of your time at University and learn a few new life skills while you're here? It looks good on the CV too.

Please note: In general, workshop registrations open two weeks before the date of the first session of the workshop.

Drop - In Anxiety Skills T3

25 Sep 2019 – 30 Oct 2019

Each weekly one-hour workshop aims to provide 'take away' education and skills to help you cope with common anxiety-inducing situations. each week a different topic, come to as many as you like. No need to register - just drop in - bring your student card. 2-3pm in room 2008, level 2, East Wing, Quadrangle Building.

Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation

30 Sep 2019 – 14 Nov 2019

These classes lay the foundation for students to understand basic principles of mindfulness, develop a personal meditation practice, and to apply the principles in their daily life in an ongoing basis. In these mindfulness meditation classes, we will offer a theme each week, engage in a discussion and do a practice together. Come to individual sessions or attend each week.

Surf the Blues: Understanding and Managing Low Mood

3 Oct 2019 – 24 Oct 2019

These weekly workshops will provide you with 'take away' skills and knowledge to manage and 'surf' low mood. Understand signs and symptoms of low mood; develop positive skills in dealing with low mood; and learn practical strategies to improve your mental health. 1 - 2pm in Room 2008, level 2, East Wing, Quadrangle Building, Map Ref E17.

The Big Anxiety - Empathy Clinic guided tours

The Big Anxiety - Empathy Clinic guided tours

8 Oct 2019 – 7 Nov 2019

Signup sheet for The Empathy Clinic guided tour - please nominate a listed date below and add your name, AND email address to this table in order for us to manage group-numbers for guided tours. Group sizes will vary with a maximum of 40 people per tour.

Finding Focus Workshop

Finding Focus Workshop

22 Oct 2019

Do you want to develop skills that can help with common issues such as: procrastination, anxiety, and keeping focus at university and in your life?

This free workshop aims to help UNSW students to stay focused and take a flexible approach to goals that matter.