Referral to Counselling
To make a referral directly to the Counselling Service simply contact Reception on 01 708 3554. In the event of an emergency or a crisis it is important to state this on contacting the Counselling Service.
If referring a student or friend to the Service it is helpful to:
Discuss the referral with the student
Reiterate that the Counselling Service is confidential
Provide accurate information on how to access the Service
Where necessary accompany the student to the Service
Self-referral to the Counselling Service is welcomed and encouraged. No referral letter is necessary but will be accepted if relevant.
Please see our Guidelines on Referral to the Counselling Services for further information.
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Responding to students in distress
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Referral to the Psychiatric Service
Referral to the Psychiatric Service is via the Counselling Service, the Student Health Centre Maynooth University, or a student’s own medical practitioner.
Please contact the Counselling Service Reception for further information regarding such referrals.