Our Wellbeing Officers are trained professionals who are passionate about promoting mental and emotional wellbeing. They are here to support you through any challenges you may face, whether it’s related to college life or personal issues. Our officers can signpost you to other college teams such as BTC Lifestyle, the College Counselling Service, financial advice, Academic Coaches, and careers advice, as well as external services that can support your mental health and wellbeing.
At BTC, we understand that seeking help can sometimes be challenging, which is why our Wellbeing Team is committed to providing a safe and non-judgemental environment for you to open up and share your concerns. We believe that taking care of your mental and emotional wellbeing is essential to academic success and personal growth.
The Wellbeing Team can also refer students to the College’s flexible, confidential and accessible counselling service to help students through challenging situations. Counselling can help with;
If you would like to contact the College’s Counselling team directly, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you can visit the Wellbeing Team, to discuss a counselling referral. An initial meeting will take place where you can discuss your needs and expectations. If you decide counselling can help you, further sessions will be arranged.
We also offer support with health issues, including stop smoking support, diet, stress, social wellbeing, drug, alcohol support and sexual health. Confidential advice on all health issues is available through the Health and Personal Development Coordinator, who you can call on 01278 441266.
If you find yourself in need of support or guidance whilst the College is closed, please find a document which contains a wide range of external support services which are available to you. (Available here)
One we are particularly fond of at BTC is Kooth www.kooth.com, a free online mental wellbeing community which provides safe and anonymous support.
At BTC we value diversity and inclusivity, which is why we have a dedicated College Chaplain on each our campuses. They provide support and a multi-faith space for all our students. Our Chaplains lead important calendar events such as Remembrance Day and work tirelessly to create a welcoming and inclusive community. Our multi-faith spaces are places where you can find peace, connect with others, and explore your spirituality. At BTC, we understand that spirituality is essential to wellbeing, and our Chaplains are committed to providing the support and resources you need to thrive. We offer a community that values diversity and inclusivity.
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