Student Support

Counselling is about working with someone who can support you and help you.​​​​

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

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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