Counselling Services are available to all students. Our professionally-trained
counselling staff is available to help students who are experiencing
difficulties with their studies. Counsellors also assist students with issues of a personal nature which may
be affecting their ability to be successful in their courses. Crisis
Counselling is also available.
Students who are undecided about their career or educational goals may see a counsellor for assistance.
Workshops in areas such as stress-management, study skills, and time
management are offered throughout the year.
Contact the counselling services at your local campus for more
information. Our goal is to help you reach your goal!
Services we offer
Career and Educational Counselling: Explore career options, develop skills in problem planning, and prepare
to transfer other institutions.
Problem Solving: NIC counsellors can help you develop strategies to resolve personal issues
that are getting in the way of achieving your goals.
They can assist you in a crisis by providing you immediate support
and identifying resources outside the College that are available to you.
Please tell us if it is a crisis so we can see you quickly.
Learning Strategies: Learn effective study skills including exam preparation, academic reading and note taking, time
management, reducing anxiety and stress.
NIC Policies and Procedures:
Counsellors can help you interpret NIC’s policies and give you guidance.
The members of NIC’s counselling staff have backgrounds in Counselling Psychology, Education, Educational Psychology,
Organizational Leadership and Conflict Resolution.
No fee is charged for Counselling.
Limits of confidentiality
You have a right to privacy. While it is unusual to break confidentiality it is our duty to advise you of the following:
We will only release information about you to others with your written permission with three exceptions. These are when there are
reasonable grounds to believe that:
- a person under the age of 19 needs protection from abuse
- individuals are likely to cause injury to themselves or others
- we are ordered by a court of law to provide confidential records