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


Support Staff

The following support staff are available within the WELL:

  • Guidance Counsellor – manages counselling and consulting services with a focus on management and intervention with respect to student mental health issues.
  • Wellbeing Officer – offers education, support and referral for students and families across a range of areas such as peer relationships, family concerns and parenting.
  • Careers Advisor – provides support, education and guidance about subject selection, career pathways, QTAC preferences and tertiary education options.
  • Program Leader: Vocational Education – provides students with alternative educational pathways.
  • Program Leader: Learning Enhancement –  provides leadership in learning enhancement through pastoral and academic processes.
  • Organisational Advisor – provides group and individual advice on time management, study organisation and skills.
  • Physical Enrichment Coordinator – provides support and advice in the area of nutrition and exercise.
  • Indigenous Liaison – meets with indigenous students once a week to provide them with support for their academic and pastoral needs.
  • Campus Minister – engages in spiritual conversations and support.




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