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 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. 

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.



  • The Self Esteem Course
    In this three-week course, participants will develop tools to increase their self confidence.

    The course meets on the following dates and times:
    • Thursday the 27th of Nov at 11.00 am – 1 pm
    • Thursday the 4th of Dec at 11.00 am – 1 pm
    • Thursday the 11th of Dec at 11.00 am – 1 pm

Upcoming Workshops:





  • Communicating Assertively:  For PowerPoint click   here
    Learn how you can improve the effectiveness of your communication skills.
    Date: Friday 28 November. 12.30 - 14.00.  Room CLM 3.02.



  • End of Term Review
    An opportunity to review progress and anticipate future challenges.
    This workshop will include a discussion of practical skills to help with various academic challenges, including stress management. 
    Date:  Wednesday 10 December.  12.00 - 13.00.  Room CLM 4.02.




  • 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 you die a long time ago and you still feel the loss affects you every day?
    • Do you feel alone, isolated and that no-one around you understands?

    The Bereavement Group will be facilitated by an experienced counsellor.

    It 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.



  • 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.
It will meet on 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 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
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Managing Your Time
Tips on effective time management.
Date: Wednesday 21 January 2015.   12.30 14.00   CLM 3.02




Managing Depression|
Coming to LSE can be an exciting time, but also a time of challenges that can leave you vulnerable to depression. Depression and low moods are some of the most common problems presented at University Counselling Services. This workshop will look at how you can become more aware of the coping with low moods.
Other topics discussed will include strategies of how to challenge unhelpful thoughts and behaviours. We will also discuss how to access on-going support to help you feel more in control.
Date:  Monday 19 January. 13.00 - 14.00.  Room TBC.






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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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