JPC offers School Counselling on campus throughout the school year. School Counselling is delivered by a qualified mental health professional with experience working with young people who have mental health concerns such as anxiety, depression, stress, grief, persistent demotivation, significant social difficulties or other similar challenges.
A referral to the School Counsellor can be made through the House Leaders while identifying the best initial support path.
School Counselling is a short-term, goal-focused therapy available to support students to reduce the impact that their mental health is having on their learning and life. It is important to know that School Counselling is not a long-term support service, and is therefore not always able to provide the length or depth of support that some students may need to maximise their chance of recovery. In addition, School Counselling is reserved for students who are not already accessing external professional support for their mental health.
The School Counsellor’s office is located within the ‘Wellbeing Hub’ of the school.