Student Psychologist

Aims: helping students with personal and/or study problems.

General information
The psychologist offers help with personal problems such as: adaptation difficulties, homesickness, shyness, social anxiety, contact and relation problems, depression, mourning, eating problems, and stress. She also offers help with study problems: discipline, fear of failure, fear of public speaking, concentration, planning and dyslexia or helps to acquire more insight into the background of a study delay.

Walk-in counselling

Daily Walk-in counselling" in Forum (room 011, corridor right of the Student Desk). Open office for urgent support or short questions related to mental or social issues.

Here you can tell your story in an accessible way in 15 minutes. During lunchbreak (between 12.30-13.30) there’s a student psychologist (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) available. In the Walk-in, you can tell your story, if possible you’ll get tips and you’ll get an advice of where to go to with your request for help.”

All consultations are confidential.

To make an appointment you can send us an email. If you don't have any preferences please send an e-mail to all 3 studentpsychologists. Please note that it will in general take up to 2 weeks for the first possible appointment. If you need an urgent appointment, please mention it in your e-mail. Consultations are for free for WU-students.

E-mail contact persons:

Manet.Boer@wur.nl (student psychologist),

Ineke.Leenders@wur.nl (student psychologist)

Jos.Bovens@wur.nl (student psychologist)

Visiting address: Nexus building (buildingno:117), Akkermaalsbos 14, 6708WB Wageningen.

If you cannot reach us and you feel the need to talk you could contact the student dean at: Studentdean@wur.nl or 0317-483618.

Students who need help on a short notice are advised to contact their family doctor, click here for the addresses. You are free to contact the doctors practice of your choice. In general the practice of doctor van der Duin will take new patients, the others might be full but you can always give it a try.

If you are a PhD student with a scholarship you can use our services. PhD students with an AIO-contract should contact the company doctor or one of the occupational social workers. For contact details surf to www.intranet.wur.nl > people > Well-being & Health

Crisis

For emergencies, in case of a life-threatening psychological crisis, or if you feel the need to protect yourself from yourself you can phone the crisis service. During the day the number is 0318-691212 or 0318-433400

After work hours you can reach the crisis service through the physicians’ office: - Phone: 0318-200800 or call 112 or surf to: http://www.huisartsenpost-geldersevallei.nl

Links for more information:

ALCOHOL, DRUGS, ADDICTION: www.trimbos.nl

Information on alcohol and drugs.

www.niaaa.nih.gov/

Information from National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

http://www.jellinek.nl/

Self-help course Alcohol, Gamble, Cocaine


AUTISM: www.users.dircon.co.uk/~cns/

About university students with Autism


PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEMS:  www.mentalhelp.net

Information on psychological problems


STRESS: http://www.lifesdriverslicense.com/en/relaxation/mp3/

Relaxation exercises


SLEEPPROBLEMS: www.sleepnet.com/

All about sleep(problems)


SUÏCIDE: http://www.befrienders.org/

Talk (chat/e-mail) to someone about problems, psychological crisis, depression, suicidal thoughts.