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Counselling Services

Learn more about Counselling and Advising Services

Throughout the school year, you may experience challenging personal circumstances that make it difficult to concentrate or focus on your academic studies. The counselling team is here to help. Below you will find a list of services that the Glenn Crombie Centre provides.

Counselling Services

  • Available to currently registered students
  • Access short-term personal counselling to help you with loneliness, the death of a loved one, a relationship breakdown, stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, etc.
  • Sessions are non-judgemental, client-centered, and confidential.
  • Referrals may be provided for additional support and services as required (on-campus and off-campus).

Advising Services

  • Available to currently registered students and prospective students
  • Academic advising – Get assistance with selecting the right program for you, evaluating your current program and how it will meet your career goals, and/or accessing appropriate supports for academic success.
  • Personal advising  – Get assistance with life skills and daily living concerns related to goal setting, interpersonal and academic relationships, assertiveness, establishing boundaries, etc.
  • Referrals may be provided for additional support and services as required (on-campus and off-campus).
  • Available to currently registered students or prospective students

Workshops

Workshops

Below you’ll find a list of workshops that are offered for a variety of topics. To learn more about the workshops click on the Workshops button from the home page.

Learn about anxiety, how it can be helpful, and warning signs that will help you to recognize when anxiety is becoming problematic for you or another personYou will also explore effective coping skills and worksheets.

You will continue to explore and learn skills that effectively help people manage anxiety. The group will discuss evidence-based practices such as thought records, grounding techniques, and relaxation practices. Please note that you must attend the first session in order to participate in this second workshop.

We will help you examine what your involvement with social media is and how it is impacting you physiologically and socially. You will look at ways to keep yourself safe on social media and talk about strategies to manage your usage.  

You will learn key skills and theories to be effective and adaptable in the world. Topics include social connection, resiliency, diversity, and empathy. Your new skills will help you connect with and share their knowledge and kindness with our College community. 

You will learn about test anxiety, its various components, and effective strategies that will help you succeed when taking tests. 

You will learn about test anxiety, its various components (physical, emotional, behavioural, and cognitive), and effective strategies that will help you succeed, particularly the practice of mindfulness and meditation. 

You will look at the causes of stress in students and the impact of that stress on their academic performance and personal lives. You will also examine stress management strategies and resources you can access on-campus and offcampus.

Take a personality assessment to better understand your behaviour, what makes you tick, and how you can foster successful working relationships. You‘ll examine your personality in relation to key characteristics of other personality types.   

Helpful Contacts and Resources

Helpful Contacts and Resources

Off-Campus Resources
  • Real Campusrealcampus.ca – 1-877-390-7325
  • Good2Talk – 1-866-925-5454
  • Crisis Intervention – 127 Cedar Street, Sudbury, ON – 705-675-4760
  • HSN Mental Health and Addictions Services – 127 Cedar Street, Sudbury, ON – 705-523-4988
Self-help Resources
Contact Us
  • In-person – The Glenn Crombie Centre (across from the gym)
  • Emailcounselling@cambriancollege.ca
  • Phone – (705) 566-8101, extension 7311
  • Clockwork – Online booking system in myCambrian (Link to Booking an Appointment)

Meet the Staff

Amber Paulino, MSW, RSW, CYW
Counsellor

  • Individual counselling
  • Psycho-educational workshops
  • Referral source

705-566-8101 extension 6953


Elisha Schmidt, MSW, RSW
Counsellor

  • Individual counselling
  • Psycho-educational workshops
  • Referral source

705-566-8101 extension 6232


Roni Sue Clement, BA, LSLD
Student Advising Coordinator

  • Individual advising (personal, academic and career)
  • Mental Health and Wellness Workshops
  • Referral source

705-566-8101 extension 6369

Crisis Help

Visit and bookmark safe.cambriancollege.ca our online resource centre for resources. Also, see the resources below you can access. 

On-Campus
  • During business hours (Monday to Friday – 8:30 am – 4:30 pm), contact The Glenn Crombie Center at 705-566-8101 extension 7311  
  • Call Security at extension 7911 for emergencies when on-campus
Off-Campus
  • After 4:30 pm from Monday to Friday and on the weekends use the following contact information for crisis help
  • In an emergency, call 911 
  • Health Sciences North-Emergency Dept. (24/7) – 41 Ramsey Lake Rd 
  • Crisis Intervention Program (24/7) – 705-674-4760 
    • 127 Cedar St. walk-in (10 am to 10 pm) 
  • Real Campus (8 am – 8 pm) – 1-877-390-7325 – realcampus.ca 
  • Good2Talk helpline (24/7) – 1-866-925-5454