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Counselling Services

Your Counsellor Will:

  • Advocate
  • Consult
  • Coordinate
  • Counsel
  • Empower
  • Enable
  • Facilitate
  • Listen
  • Mediate
  • Organize
  • Orient
  • Place
  • Refer
  • Teach

 


Your Counsellor Is:

  • A certified teacher who has special training in the areas of individual, group, and family counselling
  • A professional who has the knowledge and understanding of the developmental needs of students
  • A proactive, caring person who will help you to problem solve
  • A resource person able to connect you with community supports and services

Britannia's Student Services Dept. Includes Your Counsellors and Support Personnel  

2019 - 2020 Counsellors are:

  • Erin Kenny - grade 12, grade 8 (A-H)
  • Katie Simonson - grade 11, grade 8 (I-P)
  • Celia Yeung - grade 10, International Students
  • Mike Wiskar – counselling department head, grade 9, grade 8 (R-Z)

Your Counsellor Provides:

  • Personal counselling
  • Educational counselling
  • Career counselling
  • Consultation and coordination for students, families, administrators, teachers and support workers

Your Counsellor Is Up To You! 

  • Open Door Policy means that you may self refer to any counsellor; although your grade counsellor will manage your academic file and learning plan.

Your Counsellor Is Trained To Deal With Such Issues As:

  • Careers
  • Child abuse
  • Child development
  • Conflict resolution
  • Crisis resolution
  • Decision making
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Family concerns
  • Friendship
  • Gangs
  • Integration
  • Multiculturalism
  • Parenting
  • Peer relations
  • Personal safety
  • Problem solving
  • School adjustment
  • Self esteem
  • Separation/loss
  • Sex education
  • Stress management
  • Suicide
  • Teacher support
  • Transition to post secondary

If You Have Any Concerns Or Questions, Your Counsellor Can Help!

Multicultural Home School Workers Are Available To Support And/Or Translate

We Can Help In The Adjustment Process

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