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 in 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 would like to organise an initial consultation 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.
Autumn 2014 workshops will be posted at the end of September.
Long-Term Therapy Group
This is a new and long-term psychotherapy group open to all students. It is particularly helpful for people with difficulties making or maintaining relationships; family problems past or present; and ongoing difficulties, for e.g. depression or anxiety.
Group members will be able to explore, with each other, problems, feelings and concerns at an in-depth level in a safe and confidential setting.
The group will be facilitated by Claire Barnes an experienced therapist.
The Long-Term Therapy Group will meet Wednesdays 3 - 4.30pm.
For more information to find out about how long-term psychotherapy groups work please click here.
Ongoing PhD Group
This group offers a space in which students can look at a range of issues connected with the experience of doing doctoral research work. The group also provides an opportunity to gain understanding of the impact of different personal, familial, institutional and cultural stressors on themselves and their work.
The Ongoing PhD group meets on Thursdays 2.30 - 4.00.
Places on groups need to be booked in advance via the office.
Contact the office for further information.
See Groups and workshops for PowerPoint files from all past events.
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.
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.
Please contact the Student Counselling Service:
Tel: 020 7852 3627 or Ext 3627
Fax: 020 7955 6625
LSE Student Counselling Service
Teaching and Learning Centre
KSW.507 (20 Kingsway)
London School of Economics
London WC2A 2AE