Drop-in-service and booking an appointment with Aalto's study and career counselling psychologists
Contact us if you are feeling stuck with your studies or career prospects!
You can contact a study psychologist for example when you are looking for help with time management, you find yourself procrastinating, you are lacking motivation, you are looking for a study method that suits you, or you are experiencing study related stress, anxiety or burnout.
A career counselling psychologist specializes in career management issues and supports you in career and life planning, and transition to work. Career counselling supports you in self-knowledge, building a meaningful career, identifying opportunities, and making decisions.
Psychologists' Starting Point of Wellbeing online-drop-in counselling
Our free, confidential and data-secure online-counselling service for Aalto undergraduate students is open weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. NO SERVICE ON THU 22.9.
A service counselling begins in a chatroom (click the button "INFO CHAT") from where you will be invited to join a video call.
Booking an appoinment
You can book an appointment by sending your answers to the following questions from your Aalto email, see below.
The privacy notice summary below describes the way we process your responses, as well as any other personal information that is stored during the counselling process.
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You can book an appointment by sending your answers to the following questions from your Aalto email to the encrypted e-mail address [email protected] . We recommend copying the following questions and pasting them into your email. The privacy notice summary below describes the way we process your responses, as well as any other personal information that is stored during the counselling process.
One of the psychologists will reply to your message via the encrypted email to confirm that your booking has been received. In the case you do not receive a reply within four business days, check your junk email folder first, and then contact us again.
School: ARTS BIZ CHEM ELEC ENG SCI
Degree you are pursuing: Bachelor Master Doctorate Exchange student
Year you started your current studies at Aalto:
Have you visited an Aalto psychologist before: No Yes
Preferred meeting language: Finnish English Swedish
Do you want to meet: A study psychologist A career counselling psychologist
Preferred service: Face-to-face Video Call Chat Telephone call
(For doctoral students: Are you: Employed by Aalto Employed by another employer Self-funded/Grant-funded Unemployed )
What would you like to discuss in the meeting?
Privacy and confidentiality
Summary of the privacy notice for students: The personal counselling clients of the psychologists of Aalto University’s Learning Services
The study and career psychologists of Aalto University’s Learning Services provide personal counselling to Aalto University’s bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree students, supporting their well-being while studying and their employment. Students seeking the psychologists’ services are expected to provide their name and some background information for counselling purposes. The study and career psychologists provide counselling and stay in touch with students through several channels while maintaining both confidentiality and information security: face-to-face, by sending encrypted email, through the Ninchat remote communication service and on the phone. During counselling appointments, the psychologists take brief notes and will also upon request provide students with certificates of visit. All personal data collected during the counselling process will be stored for four (4) years in a confidential and information-secure manner. The information of an individual student can only be accessed by the psychologists whose client the student is. Student data and information are never disclosed to third parties without the student’s permission.
Students have the right to request access to their personal data from the study and career psychologists. To request access to your data, send an encrypted email to the psychologists’ address: [email protected]
More detailed information is available in the attached privacy notice.