Making an Appointment
How to Make an Appointment
If you wish to enquire about a counselling appointment, please contact us at the relevant email address below using your DCU student email address.
For The Glasnevin Campus: Please Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For The St Patrick's Campus: Please Email: email@example.com
Available to all registered DCU (Undergraduate and Postgraduate) students.
Free of charge
Service Operating Hours:
Please note that The DCU Counselling and Personal Development Service operates Monday to Friday between the hours of 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.
For After Hours Support including 24/7 helplines please click here for full details
For The Glasnevin Campus: 01 700 5165
For St Patrick's Campus: 01 700 9215
The Counselling and Personal Development Service offers a range of clinical services and is available to all undergraduate and postgraduate DCU registered students.
On contacting the service, students who wish to register with the Counselling and Personal Development Service are invited to complete an intake registration form and a psychometric measure online. This takes approx.15 minutes to complete. The link to both of these forms will be emailed to you by one of our service administrators from firstname.lastname@example.org or from email@example.com
All personal information provided to the service is held confidentially by the service and is in line with GDPR.
Please click here for full details
What Can I Expect from the Counselling & Personal Development Service?
- Please click here to find out what you can Expect from the Counselling & Personal Development Service.
If you would like to source an accredited private external counsellor please click here.
At the end of the page you will find a list of three professional bodies.
Please click on one to find a therapist in your area.
For After Hour Support including 24/7 helplines please see below:
National Text Service Number
50508: a free 24/7 anonymous and confidential national text service, which is funded by the HSE.
Free text HELLO to 50808 for 24/7 for anonymous text conversations
You will be listened to and supported by a trained Crisis Volunteer via text conversation in a safe and confidential environment. Click here for further information
Telephone: 116 123 (A national 24/7 hour helpline)
Drop in centre at: 112 Marlboro Street, Dublin 1. Open from 10am to 10pm
For 24 hour confidential email Listening Support e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your Mental Health
A national HSE 24/7 mental health information and support services information helpline.
Telephone: 1800 742 444
A national support helpline for issues relating to depression and anxiety.
Please click http://www.aware.ie/
Telephone: 1890 303 302
This helpline is open seven days a week from 10am to 10pm.
Pieta House, Preventing suicide and self-harm.
Please click http://www.pieta.ie/contact-us
Telephone: 01 8831000 - Dublin North
Dublin Rape Crisis Centre
This helpline is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day.
Telephone: 1800 77 88 88
For further After Hours Support including 24/7 helplines please click here for full details
DCU Google Hangout Appointment Cancellation Protocol:
If you are unable to make your scheduled DCU google hangout online appointment, please email your counsellor, giving where possible, more than 48 hours notice.
This will enable this time to be offered to a fellow student. This consideration is much appreciated.