Personal Counselling

CBU’s Personal Counselors are Clinical Social Workers who work with our students to deal with a variety of issues including anger, parenting, grief, depression and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflict, time management, stress, financial concerns, and couples counseling.

This free and confidential service is located in the Learning Commons and appointments can be made in person, by phone or through email. Appointments are available Monday through Friday during the day and Monday evenings.

Students in Distress Brochure Counselling Services Referral Form

As well, anyone experiencing difficulty can access advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through:

Nova Scotia Mental Health Crisis Line:  1-888-429-8167 


Monday – Friday between 9:00 am – 4:30 pm.

Evening hours one day/week (Mondays)

Drop in Service (Wednesday 1:00-3:30 pm) *Please register with Angela each Wednesday before 12:00.  First come. First serve.

For appointments please contact:

Angela MacKinnon
Learning Commons Desk


Helen Luedee

Helen Luedee
Clinical Social Worker

Office: B134A

Phone: 902.563.1873

Angela MacKinnon
Administrative Assistant

Office: B134

Phone: 902.563.1639