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Counselling and Psychological Services

In an effort to reduce the number of people on campus, and minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Counselling and Psychological Services (CPS) is offering remote services at this time.To book a remote session with Jennifer or Jessica, please call Health Services Reception at (709) 637-7919.  Please leave a voicemail message speaking your name and phone number clearly if someone is not in the office to answer your call.We will return all calls as soon as we are able.


Looking to book a virtual session through Counselling & Psychological Services (CPS) at Grenfell?

We understand these are difficult times for everyone, and want you to know that we are here to listen. If you are a Grenfell student and would like to speak with a Counsellor remotely, here are the steps to book an appointment with either Jennifer or Jessica:

  1. Call our Receptionist, Kristi at 709-637-7919

  2. Leave a detailed voicemail including your name, phone number, and Counsellor you would like to see (if you have a preference)

  3. Kristi will call you back within one business day. Please note, the CPS phone number will be labelled “Private number” as Kristi is currently working from home.

All counselling sessions are remote via WebEx and the link will be provided once you confirm the appointment. While working from home is not ideal, we are all in this – and will get through this – together.

 

While you wait for your appointment, here are some other resources you might find helpful:

  1. You can contact our friendly youth worker, Dave Jones, who has worked with Grenfell students for the past several years. If you would like to chat virtually or meet up with Dave to have a confidential talk about how you’re feeling, he can be contacted at davidjones@westernhealth.nl.ca

  2. If you are concerned for a friend's safety and they live on campus, you can call CEP to do a “wellness check” at any time 637-6210.

  3. Students can avail of a 24/7 Mental Health Crisis Line at 1-888-737-4668 (See attached poster for more helplines)

  4. Students and allies of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community can avail of the following resources: 

    • LGBTQ Youth Line (29 and under): 1-800-268-9688 or text: 647-694-4275

    • Trans Lifeline: 1-877-330-6366

  5. Doorways Single-session, walk-in counselling services are available 5 days a week in Corner Brook. You can contact them by calling 634-4506.

  6. The Mobile Crisis Response Team is available seven days a week from 10 AM to 10 PM and can be reached by calling 911 or the Corner Brook RCMP 709-637-4100.

  7. There are online self-help options for mental health through www.bridgethegapp.ca

  8. There is a Mental Health Liaison nurse at Western Memorial Regional Hospital 4 PM – midnight every day. A student can check-in at outpatients and let the triage nurse know they are there to see the mental health liaison nurse who is trained in working with people struggling with depression, anxiety, psychosis, drug/alcohol addiction, etc. They are also connected to the Psychiatrist on call.


We are all here at Grenfell to help you succeed academically and mentally, so please reach out if you are feeling like you need some extra help.

Take care and remember to breathe.


Jennifer & JessicaCounselling & Psychological Services  www.grenfell.mun.ca/cps

 

Psychological Services Update: March 12, 2021

 


Counselling and Psychological Services (CPS) supports the mental health and well-being of students through the provision of clinical services and educational programs.  

Grenfell Campus is committed to the provision of psychological and counselling services to its students. These services are delivered by mental health professionals at no cost. Information is confidential - what is said between the mental health professional and client stays between them.      

 

 

Individual and/or group sessions are offered to students experiencing personal difficulties that interfere with their ability to function at their desired level. Psychoeducational screening is available to students through CPS.


CPS provides consultation to staff and faculty who may be concerned about a student. Programs are available for faculty and staff to address their own personal issues, through Human Resources.


CPS is located in Health Services (BW 243) on the 2nd (main) floor of the Bennett Wing, Arts and Science Residence. 

 

​CPS Faculty 

 

 

 


Jennifer Broadbent, B.Comm (Co-op), B.Ed, M.Ed (Counselling Psychology), C.C.C

Canadian Certified Counsellor

BW242 | jbroadbent@grenfell.mun.ca |

 


Jessica Webster 

Counsellor

BW224 | jwebster@grenfell.mun.ca

 




Health Services

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Office: BW243, Bennett Wing AS Residence
Phone: (709) 637-7919
Email: cps@grenfell.mun.ca



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