Employee counselling service

COVID-19 counselling update

During these challenging times it can be difficult to maintain our mental health and wellbeing when coping with so much uncertainty and turmoil at home and at work. It can feel overwhelming and you may wonder how you are going to look after yourself in the months ahead. 

On our webpages you can find details about where you can get information, advice and support to help you with your mental wellbeing during the COVID-19 emergency.

 

Counselling is a process of learning to understand yourself and others by exploring your thoughts and feelings in a supportive and non judgemental space, enabling you to make a constructive change in your life whether in crisis or ongoing situation.

Modern living creates a multitute of strains and stresses on individuals and families alike. Though most of us can carry one or two problems at a time, sometimes things pile up. 

As part of the University's insurance policy through Zurich, a free confidential counselling service is available for you and members of your immediate family (provided they live with you and are over the age of 18 or aged between 16-18 and are in full-time employment).  

The service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.
 

Call 0117 934 2121

Confidential - Non-judgemental - Supportive

 

Callers concerns can include:

Work issues

Personal issues   

  • stress/pressure/work overload  
  • work conflict/bullying
  • death in service
  • redundancy 
  • health                       
  • anxiety/depression
  • relationships (divorce/separation)
  • family breakdown
  • bereavement
  • substance misuse
  • domestic abuse

 

How the service works

The service is free to use and is supported via Care First, members of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy on behalf of Zurich Insurance, the University's insurers.

 

 

Contact Us


Occupational Health Services

10 Parks Road

Oxford OX1 3PD

 

 enquiries@uohs.ox.ac.uk

 01865 (2)82676

 

Opening Hours


 Monday - Thursday: 8.30am to 1pm and 2 to 5pm

 Friday: 8.30am to 1pm and 2 to 4pm

 

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