Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
+44 (0)1509 263171
Loughborough University

Counselling and Disability Service

Counselling Service


Welcome to the Counselling Service

The Counselling Service is available to all students and members of staff and offers an opportunity to talk and reflect with a professionally trained person who is outside your immediate situation.

For information on our assessment and ongoing waiting times please follow the links for students or staff below. 

Please be aware that we have a communal waiting area.

We are a well-established and experienced team of counsellors who can talk through with you any personal, social or emotional concern that may be affecting your wellbeing, work or studies. As a university Counselling Service we have in-depth knowledge and understanding of the different pressures and difficulties associated with working, studying and living in a university environment.

Counselling is not about giving advice, liaising with others or telling you what you should do. Here at the counselling service we are not able to make any changes for you but we will endeavour to empower you to make changes for yourself, helping you to fulfil your academic and personal potential. Counselling does not provide advice in respect to academic work; housing or financial difficulties as there are specific departments to help you with these issues.

Please click here for an online workshop about anxiety and looking at ways you may be able to manage it.

We offer free, impartial and confidential support on an appointment only basis, we are not a crisis service.

If you feel you have a crisis and need immediate help please contact the following:

Police - 999

Loughborough Police Station - 0116 222 2222

University Security – 0116 222141

Loughborough Nightline – 01509 227 650 - 8pm-8am Monday, Wednesday & Friday during term time

Hall Wardens

 For more information or to book an assessment appointment please follow the links below

Information for Students
Find out what the Counselling Service can offer to students.
Information for Staff
Find out about staff counselling, consultation and referring students.


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Contact Us

Counselling Service

01509 222148

Need help now?

Contact when the Counselling Service is closed:

Loughborough Nightline (For students only)

01509 227650

EVERY Monday, Wednesday & Friday during University Term Time - 20.00hrs - 08.00hrs

NHS Direct



Confidential support, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

116 123

Leicestershire Focusline

24 hour support service for people & carers experiencing mental distress

0800 027 2127

Leicester Royal Infirmary (LRI)

Nearest A&E for urgent medical and psychiatric help

Call 999 if you have a genuine emergency