Launched in 2012, Brahm Centre is a registered charity that aims to promote happier and healthier living – focusing on proactive actions to empower individuals to help themselves in staying physically and mentally well. They are a full member of the National Council of Social Services and an Institution of Public Character (UEN 200200167M).
The centre offers many science-based mindfulness programs to reduce stress and enhance well-being. Their clients include healthcare agencies, schools and corporations.
For a child (below 14 years of age) or a young person (from 14 to below 16 years of age) that is abused or neglected.
Student Care@Central is a professional counselling centre that attends to the students’ psychological, social, developmental and learning needs. The centre provides holistic services to the students and staff of ITE College Central and a conducive place for individual and group counselling, talks and workshops and learning support for students.
Provides students who are feeling overwhelmed with a conducive place to discuss their issues with friendly counsellors, such as personal and emotional challenges. Students will be treated with care, privacy and respect whilst counsellors support them through the obstacles they face.
The College West Student Care Centre houses the Counselling Team and the Learning Accessibility Office.
Counsellors will provide a safe and cosy environment for students to openly express their feelings or share any troubling issues. The Learning Support Team here provides support for students who encounter challenges arising from disabilities or special educational needs.
By Appointment Only.
Student life can be stressful. Instead of dealing with it alone, talking to someone students can trust, like a student counsellor, can help put things in perspective. The counsellors are ever ready to have a chat about any problems students may have – whether it’s schoolwork, family or relationship issues.
The University Wellbeing Centre seeks to provide professional and holistic services to enhance the personal growth and development of the students.
The professional counselling services are set up to support students in exploring their emotional or personal issues that may hinder them from maximising their potentials, both in academic pursuits as well as their personal lives. Their services are offered at no cost to the students.
The centre also conducts and organises talks and workshops for our students and staff.
At the University Counselling Services (UCS), the counsellors offer students short-term individual counselling. During the first session, the students and their counsellors will determine the students’ needs and collectively decide a treatment plan to work towards.
The number of counselling sessions required varies. Sometimes, concerns are managed within a session or two while others may require further appointments. If long-term or specialised care is required, the counsellors will assist students with the appropriate referrals. Counselling services and programmes are free to all students.
Students facing psychological emergencies can walk in during office hours for a same-day appointment. UCS also provides a 24-hour hotline if students are facing life-threatening psychological emergencies. This hotline is managed by counsellors and is available by dialling 6516 7777.
By appointments only. For students who need to consult someone about the challenges they are facing in their course of study, including those pertaining to their personal lives. They can speak with their academic advisor, School Para Counsellors or Student Counsellors.
Para Counsellors are academic staff who are equipped with the requisite counselling skills to support students in their respective academic schools. For a list of Para Counsellors in each academic school, please login to the Student Portal.
Student Counsellors are full-time professional staff located at the Student & Alumni Services Office. Students can book a counselling appointment with them through the counselling portal.
The crisis helpline: 6460 6777 serves to support students in emergency situations.
Students experiencing interpersonal issues, personal issues, emotional issues, coping with and solving problems and decision-making problems can talk to the counsellors at the Student Care Centre. Together, students can then discover their strengths and weaknesses, and explore solutions to their problems. If students are still facing any gnawing issues or constant negative feelings, they can make an appointment with their counsellors at the Student Care Centre.
The counsellors are bound by professional ethics to maintain the confidentiality of anything that is discussed during counselling sessions.
Safe Space handles moderate risk child abuse cases, referred by the Child Protective Services (CPS) from the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) and the community. They serve children and young persons, aged 16 and below, who are experiencing issues of child maltreatment. PAVE CPSC works closely with the family, hospitals, police, schools and the community to ensure the safety and well-being of the children.
Tinkle Friend Helpline provides support, advice and information to primary school children in distress, especially in situations when their parents or main caregivers are unavailable.
SIT offers professional counselling services to its student community. It is free and confidential.
The Mrs Wong Kwok Leong Student Wellness Centre puts students in touch with professionals offering counselling and other support services and programmes that promote intellectual and emotional wellbeing. It provides a safe space for students who require a reprieve from the rigours of academic life through its facilities: The Counselling Place and The Cosy Haven. For more information, visit the website provided above.
Students can make an appointment by requesting for a session online via e-Services/e-Resources
Look under ‘Counselling and Mentoring’
Click on ‘Request for Counselling’
For more information, visit the website provided above.
In line with the University’s endeavour to promote mental health and wellbeing among the student community, the Wellbeing Services was set up to meet the emotional and psychological needs of the students.
The Wellbeing Services provide the following services to the SUTD community:
- Professional counselling service at no charge for students who are currently enrolled at SUTD
- Consultation to the SUTD community, and the next-of-kin of students who may have concerns over a student’s behaviour;
- Self-help psycho-educational resources for students
- Talks, workshops and training for the University community to promote the development of personal growth, life skills and mental health and wellbeing
- Support to critical incidents involving students who may need immediate psychological or medical care.
The Student Care team comprises of qualified counsellors who are always ready to lend a listening ear to the students’ concerns and worries about academic progress, adjustment to life in a polytechnic, relationships or family problems. Students with financial difficulties can approach the counsellors for the various financial assistance schemes available in the polytechnic. Be it emotional, financial or social, the counsellors are right behind their students in the journey of change and growth. For more information, visit the website provided above.