Counselling offers children and young people with a safe and confidential space to work through any issues that they may be experiencing. Pupil counselling aims to empower children and young people to find their own way of dealing with their thoughts and feelings. Issues explored vary according to each individual, but usually can be linked to stress, relationships, change, loss and distressing / traumatic events.
For pupils the benefits can include:
Reducing the risk of exclusion
Improvements in behaviour and / or attendance
Improved peer relationships
Better attainment / achievement