Hull College Counselling

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Hull College Counselling

Need to talk? Free and confidential counselling services are available to Hull and Goole College students who need to talk about mental health, stress or other issues affecting them.

Hull College Counselling Service provides a confidential and professional counselling service for students of Hull and Goole Colleges. Students can refer themselves and can come for counselling around any issue, whether it is personal or related to college.

This is an ideal qualification for those who wish to develop skills and knowledge in the practice of Counselling and embark on a career in the field.The course is designed to provide students with initial skills in counselling and communication and will enable students to evaluate and develop their own work and practice.

If you would like to request counselling please fill out the form below and either email it to or post it in our letterbox outside room QG702 or post to us at;

Hull College Counselling Service
702 Queens Gardens

If you have any queries regarding the service or a referral please call 01482 598736/313447.

Jobholders in this unit group provide counselling services to clients with a wide variety of problems by means of assisting them to reach their own resolutions to the difficulties they face. Counsellors may specialise in a particular area or client group or address a wide range of issues.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal qualifications to entry but relevant experience is necessary. Many employers will expect entrants to have achieved or be working towards accreditation with a professional body via certification or a diploma in counselling. Background checks including a CRB check are likely to be required for counsellors working with vulnerable adults and/or families.

Typical Education Level:

University Level

Typical Tasks
  • Meets clients face-to-face, working either one-to-one or with couples or families, or by telephone or internet.
  • Encourages clients to discuss their feelings in relation to their problems, aiming to ensure that an understanding of the issues is achieved.
  • Presents different perspectives to the problem areas identified.
  • Refers to other appropriate sources of help.
  • Keeps accurate and confidential records.
Desired Skills

Active Listening, Monitoring, Speaking, Learning Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Writing, Active Learning, Critical Thinking, Mathematics