We have three professional school counsellors who offer a confidential service to the students, parents and staff of Baradene College. 

All are members of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors and are bound by confidentiality.

Nicole Knight (Head of Counselling), Master of Counselling (hons), NZAC registered counsellor. Works Monday - Friday (Ph: 524 6019 x 716)

Trish Jane, BSocP (Counselling), MNZAC. Works Monday – Thursday.  (Ph: 524 6019 x 671)

Ting Chou, International Student Counsellor (speaks Mandarin and Cantonese). Works on Fridays.

We work with students individually as well as with their peers and family and can act as their advocate with teachers and deans.

We are available by phone and operate an appointment system.

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