Student Counselling Service
The Student Counselling Service at ITB offers a free, confidential, professional counselling service to all students attending the college. Counselling can give you some time and space to explore any issues that might be of concern to you such as:
To Make an Appointment:
You can make an appointment for counselling by contacting our Student Counsellor between office hours Monday - Friday
Phone: 01 885 1321
Room: A2, Aontas Building, Block A
Niteline Student Phone & Listening Service - Now available for ITB Students
Niteline is a student phone and listening service offering support and information to students who need a listening ear for whatever reason. Niteline is run by trained student volunteers.
Open 9pm-2:30am every night of term.
Students can contact Niteline via a Freephone number 1-800-793-793 or
via their Online Listening Service.
Outside of our Student Counselling Office hours, students may contact the following:
- Are you in Crisis Now ? Samaritans : 24hrs / 7days : 116 123 (FREE Call)
- The Samaritans on 1850 609090 (24hrs), text on 087 260 9090 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Aware: 1890 303 302
- Console: 1800 247 247 / Pieta House: 01 814 0774
The use of books as for therapeutic purposes is known as ‘bibliotherapy’.
Self-help books can be highly effective in helping people with emotional problems such as: depression, stress, anger, panic, low self-esteem, anxiety and eating issues. To view a list of books Click here
Concerns about a student:
If you have any concerns about a student please do not hesitate to contact us using the contact details above.
To Make a Referral:
Most students attend the service by self-referral. However, if you meet with a student who has agreed to attend counselling it is helpful for the service to receive an email or a phone call outlining your concerns regarding that student.