Psychological help

Free psychological consultations at Nicolaus Copernicus University are provided by:  

  • on Wednesdays and Thursdays on 17.00-20.00 in Torun Magdalena Cyrklaff-Gorczyca, PhD – employee of NCU, specialist in psychology (telephone number: 502-695-564), 

  • on Mondays on 15:00-20.00 (Bydgoszcz) and on Fridays on 9:00-19:00 (Torun) Barbara Lorek - specialist in psychology (telephone number: 662 030 772).

Individuals interested in consultation are asked for prior contact via text message in order to set the date of the visit.

In the SMS or e-mail one should provide their name, surname and status at the University (student, doctoral student or NCU employee). After sending an e-mail or a text message please wait to be contacted by the psychologist in order to set the date of the consultation.  


  1. Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń provides free psychological consultations for people with confirmed disability of experiencing temporary mental problems:   
    • NCU students,
    • NCU doctoral students
  2. The primary aim of the support is to overcome barriers resulting from stress, anxiety, mental health problems, personal problems, feelings of social exclusion and communication difficulties. The consultations also serve to build up motivation, improve time management, cope with stressful situations and situations of backlog.
  3. Support also includes expanding the knowledge of the entire academic community about communication with people with disabilities and mental health issues.
  4. Making use of psychological help is voluntary.  
  5. Psychological consultations are organized by the Office for Students with Disabilities and are conducted by individuals with qualifications and professional experience in psychology.  
  6. The psychologist is authorized to verify that the person requesting counseling is a student, doctoral student, or employee of NCU.
  7. The psychologist is obliged to maintain professional secrecy and confidentiality of information received during the consultation.
  8. Disclosure of information covered by professional secrecy is permissible only if:
    • there is or may be a threat to health, life, or safety of a student, University employee, or others,
    • maintaining professional secrecy may lead to breaking the law,
    • disclosure of confidential information to another person or institution is necessary in the therapy and/or treatment process.
  9. The psychologist decides individually on the forms of support - in person, by e-mail or by telephone.
  10. The psychologist has the right to refuse a consultation in a situation where the person receiving help blatantly violates their personal interests, harasses, insults or violates the basic rules of behavior.
  11. A psychologist may refuse to provide consultation if he deems that their competence is insufficient in a given case. In such a situation, they are obliged to suggest another therapist or a place where free assistance can be obtained.
University Centre for Support and Personal Development