With prolonged counselling wait times at Ryerson, some students are opting to skip the queue and head to a local clinic for mental health services.
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First-year film studies student Kristen Romano would usually be at a coffee shop in between classes, but she’s happy to stay on campus today. Even though she could really use a break from school, she stands patiently in line outside the lower gym at Kerr Hall West. She’s excited to enter a gym full of cute, cuddly, therapy dogs she’s […]
Cuddles with a therapy dog and tips to cope with unwelcome thoughts are just a couple of the ways four new groups launched by Ryerson’s counselling centre in March will deal with high demand and long wait times for appointments. The groups will serve as alternative methods of helping upwards of 50 students who are not in crisis but are […]
Furry four-legged pooches are coming back to campus Thursday. Certified therapy dogs will be on site for students to pet and interact with in hopes of relieving some built-up stress. This is the fourth event hosted by the Access Centre, Ryerson security and the Counselling Centre since October of last year. Bronwyn Dickson, a counsellor at Ryerson and one of […]