Counselling

Miss Gordon

Hello, I am Miss Gordon.

I am the School Counsellor here at Prestwich Arts College.


What is a counsellor?

A person trained to give guidance on personal, social, or psychological problems

What can we talk about?

We can talk about everything. Some of the topics counsellors tend to deal with are;
  • Home life
  • Feeling anxious
  • Feeling down or depressed
  • Problems with eating
  • Loss or bereavement
  • Self esteem
  • Self harm
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Experiencing traumatic events
  • Physical abuse
  • Emotional/ mental abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Neglect
  • Alcohol or drugs
  • FGM
  • Sexuality
  • Transgender
  • Any thoughts or feelings that worry or concern you….

How can you talk to me?

Come along to one of my drop in sessions-

Monday- 1.15pm- 2pm

Wednesday- 2pm-3pm

Thursday- breakfast- 8.00am- 8.30am

Friday- breakfast- 8.00am- 8.30am

These will be held in the dinner hall or my office

You can also speak to your form tutors or head of year to be referred to me

Or you can refer yourself through the website by clicking here

Parents can also refer by clicking here

Who else can I talk to?