Welcome to PCHEI

The PCHEI is the representative body of Psychological Counsellors in Higher Education in Ireland. It provides support for counsellors, and facilitates continuous professional development. The association also liaises with statutory bodies and other relevant agencies on student issues.

The student counselling service provides a free and confidential service to any student who is in any diffculty or who has issues of concern that they need to discuss.


Planning for a Sustainable Future: the importance of university mental health in uncertain times.

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  • 01 March, 2021 - Minister Foley announces new measures to tackle educational disadvantage

    Monday, 1th March, 2021 at 7:20 am

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  • 23 February, 2021 - Ministers Foley and Madigan welcome the phased return of in-school teaching and learning for students commencing Monday, 1 March

    Tuesday, 23th February, 2021 at 6:20 pm

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    Monday, 22th February, 2021 at 12:13 pm

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Founded in 1994 by a group of student counsellors from various 3rd level colleges who were meeting informally for a number of years, the organisation has developed and now represents student counselling services in the vast majority of the higher education institutes in Ireland.

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