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
- Alcohol or drugs
- 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
Thursday- breakfast- 8.00am- 8.30am
Friday- breakfast- 8.00am- 8.30am
These will be held in my office next to room 25
You can also speak to your form tutors or head of year to be referred to me
Students can self-refer and parents/carers do not need to be notified of this unless there is safeguarding risk, we can discuss this alongside the confidentiality policy