Mental health is an essential component of your overall wellness. If you are feeling stressed or overwhelmed, or want to reach out and be proactive about your mental health, you can talk to us. We are here for you. 

The Wellness and Psychological Services office provides all MacEwan students with free, confidential, short-term individual and group counselling, and case management. We also host events, workshops and other activities. We support faculty and staff by answering their questions about wellness supports.  

Our team consists of registered psychologists, registered provisional psychologists, clinical social workers, masters-level counselling and clinical social work practicum students, a registered nurse and a peer health education team. Our goal is to help you gain the skills and confidence you need to reach your personal, academic and career potential.

Curious about counselling

Are you curious about counselling services, but not sure if you're ready? Try one of these options first. What you learn may help you decide.

24/7 emergency response

Uniformed security officers patrol all university buildings and respond immediately to calls. Students in distress are connected with a member of the student-of-concern team.

780-497-5555 Urgent/On Campus

911 Police/Fire/Ambulance

Raymarck Unera

“Around the end of October, I realized that I had stopped checking my homework app.”

For Mental Health Week: Student and Peer Health Educator Raymarck Unera shared his experience needing – and finding – help to deal with a stressful semester.

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Denise

“University really isn’t something you should experience alone”

For Mental Health Week: Student and First-Year Experience Assistant Denise King talked about helping students make connections – and new friends – online.

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Mission

Wellness and Psychological Services promotes exceptional student experiences by providing accessible, professional services that optimize wellness and respect the dignity and value of all people. Our multidisciplinary team champions inclusion, innovation, accountability and collaboration.