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