Health & Counselling
Managing your health is important. We have facilities and services available to help you look after your physical and mental health.
If you’re a Murdoch student
Murdoch University Health has medical and counselling services to help you look after yourself through your time at university. Our Health Service staff understand what is important to our students and are here to make it easy for you to manage your health, get help when you need it and enjoy a healthy lifestyle.
Get support from our counselling services
Our counselling team is here to support you, with a wide range of services available in person and online. Here are some of the ways we can help you:
- We offer groups and workshops to give you strategies to manage stress, procrastination and exam time among many others.
- If you’re in need of motivation, you can browse our online resources.
- When you need one-on-one help, you can make an appointment with one of our experienced counsellors.
If you are in crisis and need urgent emotional support please call one of the following 24 hour services:
Mental Health Emergency Response Line – 1300 555 788
Life Line – 13 11 14
Samaritans – 1800 198 313
Suicide Call Back – 1300 65 94 67
Visit our medical service for treatment and health advice
Our medical team at Murdoch University Health provides confidential, high quality medical assessment, treatment and referrals for the Murdoch community.
We have qualified and experienced doctors and nurses who can provide services for a whole range of health concerns that may impact your ability to study or work. You can choose whether you’d prefer to see a male or female practitioner. Our services for students and staff include:
Life threatening medical emergencies
For any life threatening medical emergencies that require immediate medical attention call St Johns Ambulance on 000. Then contact Murdoch University Security to advise that an ambulance has been called.
Security will escort the ambulance through campus and provide directions to locate the medical emergency.
If you’re a member of the community
Get support from Caladenia Counselling
Caladenia Counselling provides an opportunity for members of the public to discuss issues that are causing concern in a supportive, respectful and confidential environment with our postgraduate student counsellors.
Visit Murdoch Psychology Clinic
Murdoch Psychology Clinic is a teaching clinic providing assessment, individual and group therapy for adults and a variety of assessments and interventions for children, couples and families. Our services are confidential and welcoming to people of all ages, backgrounds and cultures.
Visit Murdoch University Chiropractic Clinic
Murdoch University Chiropractic Clinic is an evidence-based teaching clinic offering patient-centred care for your musculoskeletal health. We welcome people of all ages with no referral needed.