Counselling services

Seeking counselling takes courage. Knowing when you need help and asking for it is a sign of strength. To support you, we have counselling services available on campus free of charge. So if you’re experiencing a barrier to success in school, work, relationships, or other areas of your life, get in touch – our AUArts counsellor can help.

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Make an appointment

Counselling is offered remotely through MS Teams or by phone.

You can book an appointment by email (counselling@auarts.ca), through the MS Bookings App (instructions below), or by phone at 403.284.7666. (NOTE: because the counsellors are working remotely, there may be a delay in receiving a response if you contact by phone)

  • Select “Intake” if you have not been seen this academic year.
  • Select “Counselling Appointment” if you’ve completed a screening.

Book an appointment

Office hours

Fall and Winter Semesters (September 1 through April 30):

  • Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Spring Semester (May 1 through June 15 [approx.]):

  • Monday through Friday 8:15 am to 3:45 pm

Summer Semester (mid-June [approx.] through mid-August [approx.]):

  • CLOSED

NOTE: Office closures tend to be more frequent during spring and summer semesters when demand for counselling services is lower. The entire AUArts community is notified well in advance when closures are planned. Alternative resources available during these periods are provided.

AUArts employee counselling

The AUArts counsellor provides services that contribute to the wellbeing of the entire AUArts community.

AUArts employee counselling

AUArts counselling team

Jason Bauche is a Registered Psychologist who lives and works in Calgary.

AUArts counselling team

Counselling intern program

AUArts’ counselling internship program enables students in the process of completing their M. Sc., M. Ed., or M. A. degrees to gain valuable work experience.

Counselling intern program

Urgent care resources

If you or someone you know is in need of urgent psychiatric care, you can drop in to any of the following locations for help.

Urgent care resources

Counselling FAQ

See some of the common questions people ask about counselling.

Counselling FAQ