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Counselling

Who We Are - Point Grey Secondary School's Counsellors, 2019/2020

Grade 12  - Ms. Agius (lagius@vsb.bc.ca)

Grade 11  - Mr. Baxter (ibaxter@vsb.bc.ca)

Grade 10  - Ms. Sim (jsim@vsb.bc.ca)

Grade 09  - Mr. Cordoni (ccordoni@vsb.bc.ca)

Grade 08  - Mr. Cordoni and Ms. Sim (please contact any of the counsellors to learn which one is working with your child)

Counsellors will follow their students from Grade 9 through to Grade 12.  Please contact us by e-mail or by phone through the school switchboard (604-713-8220) for any matter, or to make an appointment to visit in person.


Our counselling team provides academic, career and personal counselling.

Academic Counselling includes assisting students in:

  • Discovering their strengths and needs. 
  • Selecting appropriate and relevant courses for achieving personal goals (please see "Course Selection" below).
  • Understanding the behaviours and attitudes that help lead to educational and personal success.
  • Accessing post-secondary information about programs, admission requirements and scholarships.
  • Working with other students, parents, teachers, and people from the community as a resource.

Career Counselling includes assisting students in:

  • Examining their abilities and interests and relating those to potential roles in the world of work.
  • Recognizing the relationships between school subjects, leisure activities and occupations.
  • Planning and accessing short and long term goals.
  • Becoming aware of the variety of careers and occupations available.

Personal Counselling includes assisting students in:

  • Self-awareness; strengths, needs and values.
  • Goal setting, decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Developing and mentoring positive relationships.
  • Accessing support for mental health concerns.
  • Conflict management and resolution.
  • Dealing with a wide range of social, personal and developmental issues.
  • Accessing services in the community. 


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