At ACAP you have access by self-referral to our free and confidential counselling support service. Our team of counsellors are experienced, registered with national accrediting bodies and are here to support you to work on your personal and academic potential.
Support when you need it most
We understand that studying can be challenging, and your health and wellbeing are important to us. Individual counselling support at ACAP is offered short-term. Enrolled students can access the service throughout their studies.
- Our counsellors can provide advice, coping strategies and appropriate resources where needed for both personal and academic issues.
- Our counsellors do not provide psychological assessments, mediation or support letters.
- Counselling is only available to students currently in Australia.
How to book a session
To provide easy access to the counselling service you can book via zoom or phone, specific counsellor, or a face to face session at an ACAP campus.
Students requiring face to face counselling or to book a session with a specific counsellor please see below.
Dylan Przedworski – Adelaide campus
Jennifer Crowe – Brisbane campus
Kimberlie Poon Hornett – Melbourne campus
Kylie Krause – Online campus
Leigh Tonks – Sydney campus
If you or someone you are with is in immediate danger, please call 000 or go to your nearest hospital emergency department.
If you need urgent support, day or night, these services and hotlines are here to help. Some services offer online chats, apps and other resources.
Lifeline provides a free, 24-hour Crisis Support service in Australia. Call 13 11 14, text 0477 13 11 14 or visit https://www.lifeline.org.au/ to access online chat and other resources.
Beyond Blue provide support for those experiencing depression and anxiety, with 24/7 access to confidential telephone or online counselling with trained mental health professionals across Australia. Call 1300 22 46 36 or visit https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/get-immediate-support/
Kids Helpline provide confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25. Qualified counsellors at Kids Helpline are available via WebChat, phone or email anytime and for any reason. Call 1800 551 800 or visit https://kidshelpline.com.au/
SUICIDE CALL BACK SERVICE
Suicide Call Back Service is a nationwide service that provides professional 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people who are affected by suicide. Call 1300 659 467 or visit https://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au/
1800Respect is a 24 hour support service providing information, confidential counselling and additional support to those impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse. Call 1800 737 732 or visit https://www.1800respect.org.au
MensLine Australia supports men with emotional health and relationship concerns by providing 24/7 telephone and online counselling with professional counsellors. Call 1300 78 99 78 or visit https://mensline.org.au
13 Yarn provide crisis support services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Call 13 92 76 or visit https://www.13yarn.org.au
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Sexual Harassment and violence
ACAP provides reporting, disclosure and support options for students who have experienced or witnessed sexual assault or harassment. Discussing or reporting sexual assault and harassment can be difficult and distressing. Our aim is for this process to be as safe, private and simple as possible.
- Reporting an incident
- Sexual assault and sexual harassment policy
- First Responder Network
- Email us for more information or feedback