Student Wellbeing

Counselling Team

The College has a team of four qualified school counsellors who are available to provide a range of support to students, working in partnership with families and supported by a network of external agencies.


Appointments can be made through
Please note this email is monitored Monday - Friday between 8.00am and 4.00pm during school terms. 

Student Wellbeing

The wellbeing of our students is a priority for the Cardijn community.

We are committed to catering for individual needs and differences of all our students and to enhancing the opportunity for all students to achieve. To us, our students need to grow academically, emotionally, socially and spiritually.

The Wellbeing Centre

Students have the opportunity to book an appointment with any of our counsellors. Students, parents and the wider Cardijn community are also welcome to access the Wellbeing Centre for resources, information or to speak to a counsellor.

Appointments can be made through

For more information please call Reception on 8392 9500.

The Wellbeing Centre is open during school hours. If you need further resources or assistance outside of school hours, please consider the organisations below. 

A range of organisations are available for young people to call, email, chat online or visit for more information and resources:

Headspace – information and resources or to chat to a counsellor or call 1800 650 890.

Kids helpline (ages 5-25) - information and resources or free call 1800 55 1800

Youth Beyond Blue - information and resources or to email /chat to a counsellor or call 1300 22 4636

Parent Helpline SA - information and resources or call 1300 364 100

ReachOut - information and resources

Or contact your local GP for an appointment to discuss your concerns further. 

If you need to speak to someone urgently, please consider calling one of the following numbers:

Kids Help Line: 1800 55 1800
Lifeline: 13 11 14

If you require urgent assistance, please consider the following numbers:

Crisis Care: 13 16 11

In an Emergency:
Police/Fire/Ambulance: 000


The College has a team of counsellors who are supported by a network of external agencies, who aim to:

  • provide a service which covers counselling for personal issues, health and community assistance (this may involve students, staff, families and other support agencies as required)
  • provide an early and active response to requests for counselling and assistance
  • contribute to the delivery of educational programs in the light of the National Safe School Framework (NSSF)
  • take a lead in the delivery of personal problem-solving skills with students
  • enhance support networks through the strengthening of family, peer and teacher relationships
  • identify areas of need to be addressed in pastoral care/personal development programs.