Beginning any new course at the Northern Regional College can be a stressful and anxious time for many, whether as a mature student returning to education after a long time or for students who have just completed their secondary education.

All of us at some time in our lives have to deal with difficult experiences at, they might be physical, emotional, psychological or social. Talking things through with a counsellor can really help.

Counselling provides an opportunity for you to think and talk in confidence about any personal or emotional difficulties that may be concerning you.

It provides and space to examine, clarify and understand your concerns, and explore and develop more effective ways of dealing with them. The role of the counsellor is to provide support and help in this process of exploration, understanding and change.

Confidentiality is assured and no personal issue will be discussed with anyone else without your permission.

To see a counsellor, you can arrange an appointment through Student Services at your local campus or directly with Inspire Students (formerly Carecall).

Inspire Students offer flexible and prompt face-to-face support with most students offered an appointment within 3 days of contacting them.

Northern Regional College Students can

  • Avail of up to 6 sessions of face-to-face counselling
  • Access a counsellor on your campus or another convenient location
  • Access expertise on a wide range of issues that might be affecting your wellbeing

To contact Inspire Students please ring 0800 389 5362.