Counselling Services

Updated Aug. 31, 2020 (COVID Information/Update)

During the fall session of 2020, counselling services are available virtually Monday through Friday from 8:30am - 4pm. 

Individual Appointments

To schedule a virtual counselling appointment, please email the or leave a message at 250.828.5023 with a phone number where we can reach you.  Once your appointment is scheduled, you will be contacted by a counsellor via email about your appointment.


Several workshops are being offered virtually.  Please go to the Workshops and Groups webpage for more information. 

Provincial counselling services

All students currently registered in a B.C. post-secondary institutions have access to a free, confidential counselling and community referral services, available 24/7 via app, phone or web.

Counselling Resources For COVID-19

Other Counselling Resources

For the latest information on COVID-19 and the impacts to TRU, please visit

TRU counsellors promote and support the career development, academic success and personal growth of all TRU students, and subject to availability the career development of future students.

Crisis Response

If you require immediate assistance please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital.

The Counselling office is a respectful, safe and affirming atmosphere for students of all races, ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, culture and socioeconomic status.

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Those old study habits not working any more? Procrastinating? Stressed about your next exam or the results from your last one? Get ideas for more effective study, time management and stress management techniques to optimize your academic success.

Did you know?

You can also visit the Writing Centre and meet with learning strategists & academic coaches.

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Is this the right career for me? What career would fit my interests? Self-exploration and planning is a available for current and prospective students. We can explore career goals and discuss your Career Cruising or Strong assessment results.

Did you know?

Career & Experiential Learning provides resources for students to help build resumes, cover letters, and portfolios, as well as goal-setting.

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Got a personal problem interfering with school performance or your life in general? Try talking to a professional counsellor.

We provide brief, individual counselling that is focused on finding solutions and taking action steps. We can help with stress, anxiety, depression, grief and other personal issues.

Did you know?

Early Alert and The Wellness Centre can also connect you with resources including peer mentor support.

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