How to contact us

LSE Student Counselling Service
Teaching and Learning Centre
KSW.507 (20 Kingsway)
London School of Economics
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

 

Tel: 020 7852 3627 or Ext 3627
Fax: 020 7955 6625
Email: student.counselling@lse.ac.uk|

 

Student counselling service

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Welcome

The Counselling and Wellbeing Service is here to support and help you get the most from your time at LSE. 

We can help with personal and emotional problems, whether or not they affect your studies.

The Service is for all students and is free and confidential. 

We are located on the fifth floor at  20 Kingsway (KSW).

We offer a free and confidential| service to all students at LSE.  

Please read making an appointment|  , which you can do by email or in person at our office in KSW 5.07.

Contacting the Service 

If you wold like to organise an initial conultation, please complete and forward a Registration Form|.

Once we have received your form we will organise an appointment for you as soon as possible.

At your initial consultation you will have a chance to discuss with a counsellor ways of dealing with your problems. 

Upcoming Courses:

Participants need to be able to attend each session of the course. If you would like to reserve a place, please visit the office in KSW 5.07, email student.counselling@lse.ac.uk| or call 0207 852 3627.

Upcoming Workshops:

    • Disordered Eating Therapy Group

      The LSE Student Counselling Service is running a six-week group on Fridays 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm.

      • First meeting Friday 13 February 2015
        In this six-week group participants will have the opportunity to develop new behaviours and more helpful thoughts to improve their habits.

      Do you worry about your weight?
      • Do you wish you could stop thinking about food, weight and body image
      • Do you feel out of control around food?
      • The Disordered Eating Group will be facilitated by an experienced counsellor.


        The Disordered Eating Group will from 1:30 - 3:00 pm on:
      • Friday 13 February
      • Friday 20 February
      • Friday 27 February 
      • Friday  6  March
      • Friday 14 March
      • Friday 20 March
      • Participants will need to be able to attend each session of the group.  If you would like to reserve a place, please contact us via KSW 5.07, or email: student.counselling@lse.ac.uk
        or call 0207 852 3627.

  • Stress Management GroupThe LSE Student Counselling Service is running a 3-week group which looks at developing new coping strategies to manage anxiety, stress and panic attacks. This group is relevant if you are feeling stressed and finding it difficult to concentrate, particularly if you are feeling anxious about exams and essays.
    The group meets on Thursdays 11.00am to 1.00pm


    The course will offer opportunities to:

    •    develop new coping strategies and tools to manage your anxiety
    •    explore anxieties and concerns, including about exams and essays
    •    challenge negative and counter-productive thinking patterns
    •    look at ways of developing a positive attitude
    •    explore issues of self-esteem and confidence
    •    look at improving your self–care
    •    learn relaxation techniques


    The Stress Management Course will be facilitated by an experienced counsellor and will have no more than twelve people in it.

    It will meet 11.00am – 1.00pm on:

    •    Monday 23rd February
    •    Monday 2nd March
    •    Monday 9th March



    Participants will need to be able to attend each session of the group.  If you would like to reserve a place, please contact us via KSW 5.07, or
    email: student.counselling@lse.ac.uk
    or call 0207 852 3627.






  • Self Esteem Course
    Do you feel unconfident most of the time? Do you feel inferior to your peers? Do you doubt and criticise yourself a lot? Do you feel you’re not good enough? Do you find it difficult to relax especially in social situations? If so, attending this course can help you.

    The course will offer opportunities to:

    •    develop new coping strategies and tools to manage social anxiety
    •   raise your self-esteem and  feel better about  yourself
    •    become more assertive
    •    challenge negative and self-critical thinking patterns
    •    look at ways of developing a positive self-concept
    •    develop a better and more respectful relationship with yourself
    •    look at improving your self–care
    •    learn relaxation techniques


    The Self Esteem Course will be facilitated by an experienced counsellor and will have no more than twelve people in it.

    It will meet 11.00am – 1.00pm on:
       
    •    Thursday 12th February
    •    Thursday 19th February
    •    Thursday 26th February




    Participants will need to be able to attend each session of the group.  If you would like to reserve a place, please contact us via KSW 5.07,or email: student.counselling@lse.ac.uk    or call 0207 852 3627.





    • Bereavement Group
      The LSE Student Counselling Service is running a seven-week group on Thursdays 2.30pm – 4.00pm.

      First meeting Thursday 22 January 2015
      The Student Counselling Service will be running a 6 week Bereavement Group for those affected by the death of someone close. The group will be a safe, supportive space for you to talk in confidence to others who understand.


      • Have you recently lost someone you loved?
      • Did someone close to yoyu die a long time ago and you still feel the loss affects you every day?
      • Do you feel alone, isolate and that no one around you understands?


The Bereavement Group will meet 2.30 pm – 4.00 pm on:

  • Thursday 22 January      
  • Thursday 29 January      
  • Thursday 5   February           
  • Thursday 12 February
  • Thursday 19 February   
  • Thursday 19 March
  • Thursday 30 April (Catch up session)

Participants need to be able to attend each session of the group.
If  you would like to reserve a place, please contact us via KSW 5.07, or email  student.counselling@lse|.ac.uk or phone us on 020 7852 3627.







Weblinks

Student welfare at LSE

The Disability and Well-being Service offers support, practical advice and can facilitate special arrangements for those who have or feel they might have an ongoing or acute mental health problem (through the Mental Health and Wellbeing Advisers) or any other kind of disability, including learning difficulties such as dyslexia and dyspraxia.

For further information please visit the disability and well-being service|

Managing Stress

  • There is a general handout on Stress Management Techniques
  • If you want help with learning about relaxation and breathing techniques, you can listen to and download MP3 files here; also read about Mindfulness techniques.
  • Have a look at this handout on Exam Stress Management Tips here

 

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