Counselling assistance and supports are offered to all students of the College.
As a flexible and responsive service, the School Counsellors are available to speak with students about any concerns or issues they are facing. These may include:
- School Refusal
- Relationships and Social Concerns
- Family Separation
- Grief and Loss
- Confidence and self-esteem
- Behavioural concerns
- Study Skills
The Counselling Team provides one-on-one confidential sessions and aims to assist students reach their full potential by offering support with:
- Building strong communication and problem-solving abilities
- Gaining an understanding of emotions and concerns
- Assistance to work towards achievable personal, individual and educational goals relevant to their concerns
- Development of student’s capacity for meaningful education
Counselling sessions facilitated are non-judgmental, private and confidential (with exceptions based on safety concerns). The Counselling team may also initiate referrals for students to external support services with the student, their parent / care giver / guardian being consulted.
Referrals to the Counselling Team are accepted from all in the College community including, pastoral care, year level coordinators, subject teachers, students, their friends or parent/care giver/guardian.