Vitae Counselling Services

Counselling services at Whitireia are provided by Vitae, a team of independent counsellors and psychologists located throughout New Zealand who offer individual counselling programmes and trauma support for Whitireia students and staff. This is a self-referral service providing up to three free counselling sessions for each enrolled student and staff member per year.

The following issues can be addressed through Vitae:

  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Conflict situations
  • Depression
  • Grief/loss
  • Harassment
  • Personal or study stress
  • Personal Trauma 
  • Relationship problems
  • Violence 

Call freephone 0508 664 981, seven days a week, 24 hours a day, or complete Vitae's online self referral form, or e-mail

For identification you will need to give your Whitireia ID number and the programme you are enrolled in (students only). You must give at least 24 hour notice of cancellation; if not, your counselling entitlement will be reduced.

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