Here are some times you should see your counselor.
- If you feel harassed or made fun of in any way at school.
- If your grades need to be better and you need assistance getting the academic help you need.
- If you have test anxiety.
- If you need help with your study skills.
Any other issues that make you feel nervous or upset at school.
When you want to plan what classes you want to take for the next semester.
Crisis intervention: if you feel like hurting yourself or someone else or you feel really upset about something going on in your life.
Conflict management: If you are having a hard time getting along with anyone at school or home.
Behavioral management: If you are having a hard time paying attention in class or find yourself getting into more trouble than you want to.
Personal awareness: If you have a hard time making or keeping friends, or you have other personal or social issues that would like to talk to your counselor about.
Family concerns: If you are having a hard time getting along with your parents, if there has been a lot of stress in your house because of a change in your family’s finances , if there are issues of substance abuse, other abuse,or a divorce of your parents.
Suicide prevention: If a friend has told you that they might do something to hurt him/herself, or if you notice signs or symptoms of suicide in yourself or someone you know.
More information about San Diego Unified School District Counseling and Guidance