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Brooklyn Elementary
Counsellor's Corner

​​​​Brooklyn's school counsellor, Mrs. Tara Ryan, will be adding information to our website on a monthly basis about common topics that she addresses in her work with our students. 

​May Counsellor's Corner - Anger or Guilt? The classic result of an emotional conflict with another where one will feel anger and one will feel guilt.  A great list of supports in the Comox Valley, along with the prize winners from the mental wellness challenge are also listed

May Counsellors' Corner.pdf


April Counsellor's Corner looks at a common challenge that most families with more than one child report - sibling squabbles.  The Mental Wellness challenge continues, too.

April Counsellors' Corner.pdf


March Counsellor's Corner encourages parents to permit their children to be bored over spring break.  That and a contest to promote Mental Health Day are included.

March Counsellors' Corner.pdf


February Counsellor's Corner addresses Friendships and dating with strategies for recognizing healthy vs unhealthy relationships 

February Counsellors' Corner.pdf


January's counsellor's corner shares ideas how to de-personalize home behaviour and discipline / consequences.

January Counsellors Corner.pdf


December's notice talks about the teachable moment available with children once they are calm.

December Counsellor’s Corner.pdf


November's notice informs about ADHD and challenges readers to see students with ADHD differently 

November Counsellor’s Corner.pdf


October's notice addresses a common issue for today's children ... screen time.

oct counsellor memo.pdf


September’s notice concentrates on back to school worries and anxiety and some ideas for how to reduce this stress in your child. 

September Counsellors Corner.pdf