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Resilience Coaches & Counselling

Are you feeling low? Finding it hard to cope? Don’t suffer in silence – we’re here to help. 

Our Resilience Coaches help learners identify and overcome barriers to learning. They offer either bespoke one to one sessions, or group sessions, to help explore strategies and techniques which enable learners to develop resilience and have a positive and fulfilling college experience.

They can also refer you to other support services, including Counsellors.

Resilience Coaches work with FE Full Time and Part Time Learners, HE and WBL learners by helping students to engage, develop and progress in college through 1-1 support.

They support students to identify and overcome mental health, emotional and well-being barriers that may prevent them from active engagement while in college.

Through bespoke 1-1 work, Resilience Coaches can support students to build coping strategies for anxiety, confidence building, relationships, self-esteem, etc.

By working closely with Tutors, Progress Coaches, Student Services Advisors, HE, WBL, Safeguarding and other college staff they ensure a high standard of support is offered to our students.

They can also make referrals for learners to the Mental Health and Wellbeing Practitioner, ALN department, Safeguarding, Counsellors and External Organisations if students need extra support..

If you want to speak to one of our Resilience Coaches…

Staff from across the college can refer learners for 1-1 sessions.

Speak to your course tutor, Progress Coach or a Student Services Advisor to make the referral.

Email Studentservices@cambria.ac.uk for more information.

Need help when not in college?

  • Call the Student Assistance Line which offers students a free, confidential advice line, with help available to talk through any problem, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The helpline is confidential. The qualified counsellors and advisors understand the pressures of being a student, and are there to help anyone who needs it. Sometimes, simply talking through your issues with someone, in the moment, can be a great relief.
  • Phone the C.A.L.L helpline on 0800 132 737 who are a mental health telephone helpline operating 24/7 using a freephone number which does not show up on itemised telephone bills. Calls to the Helpline are confidential and you do not need to give any personal details to obtain help or information. Trained staff will listen to your problems or difficulties and provide information that may help – if that is appropriate. General information is available about mental health/illness, symptoms, treatments and mental health law as well as a variety of other services. We offer support through listening to those callers who feel the need to talk over their experiences and feelings. C.A.L.L. has a comprehensive information database containing details of services throughout Wales and is able to offer information on groups/services local to the caller, but also national contacts if that is what the caller requires For more information visit their website: http://callhelpline.org.uk/
  • Phone the Samaritans at any time of the day or night – 01244 377 999.
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