Book an Indigenous Wellbeing appointment

We do not currently have an Indigenous Counsellor but the position will be filled soon.

VAHS Yarning Safe'N'Strong helpline is available 24/7 on: 1800 959 563 and have culturally suitable counsellors you can yarn safely with.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can also book in to see another of our generalist counsellors, a LGBTIQA+ counsellor or a Men’s Health and Wellbeing Coordinator.

Please note if you are using our services face-to-face you are required to be double vaccinated and may be required to show proof of your vaccination status on entry to our services.

Our services are operating face-to-face, online (Zoom) and via phone once again. Online bookings are for non-urgent counselling only. If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts or an emergency situation, please use one of the emergency contacts. Also check out our new COVID-19 support page

Please note: The Indigenous Counsellors days and hours of work are Wednesday & Thursday 9am – 5pm.

If you need to speak to someone outside of these hours for urgent mental health and wellbeing support, students can contact La Trobe University Crisis Line on Ph: 1300 146 307 or text 0488 884 100. Lifeline is also available 24/7, including public holidays and can be reached on: 13 11 14

Personal information
Do you identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander? *
If so, would you like to be linked in with the Indigenous Counsellor?
Please use your email address
Are you an international student? *
Are you living in the University residences? *

Emergency contact information

Course information
Are you a: *

Are you attending counselling as a result of a sexual assault/sexual or harassment? *


Privacy and Confidentiality

La Trobe University respects the privacy of your personal information. We collect personal information about you to register and identify you with our counselling and wellbeing services. If you do not complete this form, then we may not be able to provide you with counselling services. The counselling service maintains confidential records of counselling sessions to monitor and facilitate your counselling and progress. Access, collection and storage of your personal information by the University is in accordance with the Health Records Act 2001. We treat the information we receive from you with confidentiality and respect and will only disclose your information to third parties outside the University with your consent or where it is required or authorised by law. You may have the right to access the personal information we hold about you subject to any exemptions in relevant laws, by contacting us on The La Trobe University privacy policy can be viewed at:

I have read and agree to the confidentiality statement above *
COVID Vaccination Status * To access Health and Wellbeing services face-to-face you are required to be double vaccinated and may need to show proof of COVID vaccination on entry.

Once your request is submitted we will do our best to contact you within two working days to make an appointment. Waiting times for counselling may vary depending on your campus.