Student Support

Counselling is about working with someone who can support you and help you sort out the things that make you feel down, angry or confused.

Whenever you see or speak with a counsellor, the Confidentiality Agreement applies:

Confidentiality Agreement​


The counselling sessions are Confidential.

This means that your counsellor will not speak to anyone about what is discussed unless they have concerns that:

  • You may harm yourself
  • You may harm someone else
  • Someone else may be harming you
What can I see the counsellor for?​ ​ ​

Concerns with Learning

  • Assessment of different abilities
  • Motivation and goals
  • Learning styles
  • Subject workload
  • Study habits and skills
  • Time management
  • Revision and achievement
  • Exam technique
  • Advocacy
  • Behaviour management

Personal Topics

  • Family concerns
  • Peer pressures and conflicts
  • Relationships
  • Grief and loss
  • Self-esteem
  • Personal development
  • Coping strategies
  • Stress and relaxation
  • Interagency and community links
  • Mediation to deal with conflict
  • Cross cultural issues

Career Directions

  • Interests, abilities and life goals
  • Career choice influences
  • Occupational and work ideas
  • Pathways
  • Decision making
  • Action plans
  • Education and training options
  • Borrowing or browsing the careers library

 

Counselling through the WELL


To refer yourself:

  • Students are to see the WELL Coordinator, Mrs Madden, either before school, morning tea or at lunch. 
  • Students are then required to fill in an initial form with their homeroom, and a brief indication of their concern.
  • An appointment time will be made with one of the Wellbeing Support Team.
  • You will receive an appointment card within a few days in your homeroom.
  • Your classroom teacher must sign the Appointment Card when you leave class to attend.
  • Bring your signed appointment card to the appointment


 

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