Psychological Support Unit aims to help Altınbaş University students and staff improve their individual, social and academic development; help students adapt better and faster to university and dorm life; and equip them with the social and interpersonal skills required to perform better at school. Psychological Support Unit helps students and staff with issues related to personal and relational problems, anxiety, depression, family and social problems, academic achievement and job performance, adaptation problems etc. Counseling services are free of charge to all students and staff.
In line with this objective, PSU conducts individual counseling sessions to help students improve their personal, social and academic skills, successfully overcome the problems they are currently facing or they might face in the future. PSU, also, helps students understand the nature of their problems and get to know themselves better.
Counseling sessions last approximately 45 minutes. The frequency and duration of sessions will largely depend on students’ needs.CONFIDENTIALITY is an essential part of any counseling session. Please note that information shared during a counseling session is confidential and cannot be disclosed to a third party without the consent of the counselee. However, Psychological Support Unit does not prevent information disclosure if counselees pose harm or threat to themselves or third parties.
In addition to therapy services, PSU conducts seminars and group works in accordance with students needs within the framework of preventive and developmental services.