This year, UL Éist will be running different webinars to target issues that are reported commonly in drop-in and individual sessions. Click below to find find these webinars that cover topics like stress, anxiety, culture shock and learn about different coping strategies:
Dr Lucy Smith (Head of Service, Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist) and Hayley O'Gorman (Senior Student Counsellor) talk about self-care, study tips and what to do in the lead up to/on the day of your exams.
In this short video, Dr Lucy Smith (Head of Counselling) & Orfhlaith McLoughlin (Deputy Head of Counselling) introduce the U.L. Éist Student Counselling & Wellbeing Service.
In this webinar, Hayley O'Gorman (Senior Student Counsellor) and Siobhán Clifford (Assistant Psychologist) talk through the experience of Culture Shock, a very common experience that international students can experience, and how to build on resilience.
In this webinar, Judy Moloney (Senior Student Counsellor) and Eimear Bane (Assistant Psychologist) talk about what stress is and how it impacts us, how we can build up our resilience and how to look after our wellbeing by using coping strategies.
In this webinar, Orfhlaith McLoughlin (Deputy Head of the Counselling Service) and Siobhán Clifford (Assistant Psychologist) talk about what Mental Health is, how to look after yourself and how to look after others.
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We have created the webinar below to help equip you with skills to manage the difficult transition to online learning. This webinar covers psychoeducational information on anxiety and cognitive/behavioural strategies for managing anxiety related to this. This includes recognising the fight/flight response, beliefs about worry, control, challenging your thinking, organisational skills and relaxation.
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Speak Out is an online anonymous reporting platform for incidents of bullying, cyberbullying, harassment, discrimination, hate crime, coercive behaviour/control, stalking, assault, sexual harassment, sexual assault, and rape. The tool will help you to find relevant supports and highlight formal reporting procedures, should you wish to use them.
It is important to remember that as the platform is completely anonymous, we have no way to identify or make contact with you or any member of the college community. You can access the Speak Out platform Here.
Please report one incident, or series of related incidents at a time; this is to ensure that we can understand the nature of your experience.
Should you wish to report an incident formally within the University please visit: Student Complaints Policy and Procedures
You can hear more about the Speak Out took project in UL here: Launch Video
We would like to thank you for Speaking Out against bullying, cyberbullying, harassment, discrimination, hate crime, coercive behaviour, stalking, assault, sexual harassment, sexual assault, and rape.
We believe you, and we stand with you.
Please note, UL Éist do not:
- Provide certificates for attendance
- Extend assignment deadlines
- Give interviews for coursework
To access the Counselling service, you can email us at Counselling@ul.ie for a remote drop-in appointment.
Drop In: 10-11a.m. & 2-3p.m. daily
Please note, intake forms must be filled out no later than 10 minutes prior to the end of drop-in. You will be sent an intake form and then asked to fill in some demographic details and a baseline screening questionnaire. You will then be called by an Assistant Psychologist for 10-15mins.
Find Us: CM073, Main Building
Contact No: 061-202327
Ger Hanley - Monday 5-6.30pm during term time Email: firstname.lastname@example.org