Student Psychologist

The student psychologist are here to help students with personal and/or study problems. Visiting the student psychologists is free of charge and all contact between students and student psychologists is treated confidentially. You can find all relevant information on this page.

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, Addiction, Substance abuse 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 030). 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 13:00-14:00) there’s a student psychologist available. In the Walk-in, you can tell your story, get some tips if possible and/or you’ll get an advice of where to go to with your request for help. All consultations are confidential.

Appointment

To make an appointment you can send us an e-mail. You’ll get an invitation from the first available psychologist. E-mail: Studentpsychologists@wur.nl

In the intake appointment (+- 60 min.) we’ll listen to your story and you’ll receive an advice (an internal or external referral; some tips; schedule another appointment with one of us). All consultations are confidential.

Please note that it will in general take up to 4 weeks for the first possible appointment.

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/van Dinther will take new patients, the others might be full but you can always give it a try. Consultations are for free for WUR-students.

It’s also possible to present your problems or questions to the student psychologists via e-mail. E-mail: Studentpsychologists@wur.nl

Visiting address: Nexus building (building no: 117, right across ‘Het Restaurant van de Toekomst’), Akkermaalsbos 14, 6708 WB Wageningen.

PhD or employee?: If you are a PhD or employee, contact the company doctor or one of the occupational social workers. Surf to https://intranet.wur.nl/umbraco/en/practical-information/objections-complaints/support-mediation/

Crisis

For emergencies, in case of a life-threatening psychological crisis, or if you feel the need to protect yourself from yourself: