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Counselling Service

‘The right service delivered by the right people in the right place at the right time’

Welcome to Éist Student Counselling and Wellbeing. This website provides information on what we do, how to access the service and also includes information on various issues that can affect students and the support services available in UL and Limerick.  Please feel free to browse our self-help leaflets located in the tabs on the left-hand side of the page. Further information about times of drop-in, and other resources are also available in the left-hand tabs. 

If you have any questions about how to book an appointment, what happens in counselling etc., please refer to our FAQ guide.

About Us

Eíst - Student Counselling and Wellbeing Service is a free and confidential service, which is available to all registered UL students. A brief overview of the model of care we provide, The Stepped Care Model, is available here.

The service provides one-to-one counselling and specialist input to assist students on their progress through University life, with all of its stresses and strains.This includes support in times of immediate crisis.The service provides on-line wellbeing and mental health advice and information. In addition the service offers a lunchtime series of wellbeing workshops and afternoon relaxation sessions. 

Our service is staffed by qualified and experienced clinical psychologists, sessional and trainee psychotherapists who are knowledgeable in different backgrounds and are equipped to deal with a wide range of personal issues. We advise if you have a difficulty and need help, don't hesitate to come and see us. 

If you wish to attend our service, our Drop In hours are 10-11a.m and 2-3p.m. daily during term time. You will first be seen by one of our assistant psychologists, who will discuss your concerns and advise what the service can offer to you. 


How to Find Us

First Seven Weeks of UL have made a short video on how to find the counselling service, which can be found here

Contact Number: 061-202327


Location: CM-073 (Next to the Student Health Centre)

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Drop In

There is no need to make an appointment, simply call in during our drop-in hours.

Drop In: 10a.m.-11a.m. & 2p.m.-3p.m. daily 

Find Us: CM073, Main Building

Contact No: 061-202327

Please note: This service is available on Wednesdays from 10am - 11am outside of term.

Ger Hanley - Monday 5-6pm Email: 

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