Make an appointment with a counsellor or mental health advisor

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We offer free counselling and mental health support to all AUT students.

Make an appointment with us

You can make an appointment with an AUT counsellor to talk about your support needs. Phone +64 9 921 9292 or email

Talk to us about your appointment needs so we can ensure you have the appropriate booking.

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We are available Monday to Friday between 8.30am - 4.30pm.


  • ​​Free for all enrolled domestic ​AUT students.
  • International students: The cost is covered by your insurance provider.​

Session Length

  • ​​Sessions are generally 50 minutes.
  • Most people usually need 1-3 sessions.​


  • ​Private and identifying information shared in counselling is not revealed to others, unless there is a concern for yours or another person's safety - in these cases, it is ethical for a counsellor to break confidentiality and they would discuss this with you.
  • Your permission is required for information to be shared with other health professionals.
  • Written notes and data records are kept for each counselling visit in a secure environment.
  • All counsellors are required to have regular supervision to discuss their work, but your identity remains private.​​​

Contact us

Counselling and Mental Health
+64 9 921 9292

City Campus: Level 2, WB Building
North Campus: AX Building
South Campus: MB107b

Lifeline 24 Hour Support: 0800 543 354
Central Auckland Crisis Team: 0800 800 717

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