Why see the counselor?

Students can seek help with:

  • Peer relationships, coping strategies, and effective social skills
  • Communication, problem-solving and conflict resolution
  • Grief, loss, and divorce
  • Academic concerns and planning
  • Career awareness, exploration, and planning
  • Self-esteem
  • Social/emotional struggles
  • Behavior struggles
  • Goal setting and decision making
  • Understanding self and others
  • Multicultural/diversity awareness
  • Organizational, study, and test-taking skills
  • Individual student planning

Parents can seek help with:

  • Home and school communication
  • Academic transitions
  • Student consultation/collaboration
  • Academic, Social/Emotional, Behavioral, and Career planning for their student
School Counselors are prepared to address barriers and to assess ways to maximize students’ success in schools, communities and their family structure by offering education, prevention, and short-term crisis intervention until the student is connected with available community resources.

**Note: School Counselors do not provide long-term mental health therapy**