Therapy Options


Click on the service option drop-downs for further information.

Drop In Therapy

Same-day appointments can be requested to address what is important today. Offered both virtually and in-person, subject to availability/demand. Drop-In appointments can only be booked for a same day request.

Counsellor Assisted E-Support

A flexible option for students to work independently on their mental health concerns through various in-house modules that combine education, reflection, and practice. E-Support is ideal for students wanting to do asynchronous and self-directed therapeutic learning with some additional, virtual or telephone, coaching support. Two different e-support modules are available: 1) working through grief and 2) building resilience.

Peer Support

Peer Support is a peer led service where students can connect with students that have been through potentially similar experiences. Peer Support builds authentic relationships, provides encouragement, fosters hope, and supports students with their own personal journey towards wellness and recovery.


Dibaadan provides specialized outreach, prevention, and intervention from an Indigenous wellness perspective. This includes events and activities to learn more about caring for your wellbeing. Any student may access these services (status, non-status, non-Indigenous). Learn more about Dibaadan Support here

Group Therapy

These treatment groups are designed to be practical, informative, and supportive. They allow students the opportunity to learn new skills and strategies that can be implemented in their day to day lives.

Individual Therapy

Offers short-term, individual psychotherapy appointments. This service is designed to provide students with tools and strategies to support them in achieving their counselling goal.

BIPOC Student Support can be requested for culturally sensitive forms of psychotherapy while acknowledging the different experiences of BIPOC students regarding their mental health challenges and wellbeing. Learn more about BIPOC Student Support here.

Specialized Care and Referral

Work with students and community service providers to ensure that students have the appropriate supports to meet their needs.

Wellness Promotion

NUlistens is a campus wide outreach and prevention program focused on promoting student’s mental and emotional well-being, delivered in partnership with Mental Health & Wellbeing. Our primary goals are to increase understanding of mental and emotional challenges that students may face during their time at Nipissing University and to increase their knowledge about the support services available. Learn more at


Self-help tools can be useful to students who have mild concerns and would like a high level of autonomy. Self-help tools may be recommended alone or in conjunction with therapy appointments. Self-Help tools may be recommended alone or in conjunction with therapy appointments. Check out our Online Library for resources (i.e. TEDtalks, Podcasts, Workbooks) and helplines.

Distance & International Students

Mental Health & Wellbeing can only provide Counselling services to students living in Ontario. If you are a distance student living outside of Ontario, or an International student requesting support click here to see the services available to you. If you have any questions or concerns don't hesitate to reach out to us by e-mail at