Psychological Counseling Unit aims to assist İstanbul Bilgi University students’ individual, social and academic development, ease their adaptation processes to university and dorm life, and help them acquire the skills necessary to cope with potential problems experienced in these areas. Psychological Counseling Unit organizes group activities, training and seminars, prepares educational texts (brochures, guides and bulletins) and provides individual counseling services in the areas such as; anxiety, depression, stress, academic difficulties, adaptation problems, relational problems, dilemmas and difficult decisions.
Psychological Counseling Unit offers training, seminars and limited individual counseling for İstanbul Bilgi University’s academic and administrative staff.
All services provided by Psychological Counseling Unit are free of charge.
Psychological Counseling Unit does not share any personal information and content of the counseling sessions unless the individual allows it. However, in case the individual poses any risks of harming himself/herself or others, the necessary parties will be notified. The individual will be aware of all the procedures followed and ideally his/her consent will be taken to move forward.
Psychological Counseling Unit is comprised of full time psychological help specialists, a part time psychiatrist and unit administrative assistant. Furthermore psychologists, who are in training in our university’s Psychological Masters Program, work part time in all three campuses under supervision from our Masters Program’s academic staff.