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Counsellors are trained to help students if they are having any difficulties that are not directly related to their schoolwork. Nearly all students have times when things are difficult for them while they are at school (some more so than others) and while not all students will need to see a counsellor, some students find it really helpful having an independent, confidential person they can talk to.
Some of the issues that counsellors are particularly trained to help with are things like:
Part of a counsellor’s role is also to be aware of appropriate professionals outside school to whom they can refer students or parents where needed.
For more information about the counselling services offered at Patana, as well as a list of useful websites, please select one of the links below.