Counseling Services staff strives to enhance the
wellbeing of students through facilitating their emotional, interpersonal, and
intellectual development. The staff provides emotional support, impart life
skills, and encourage self-reflection all with the purpose of empowering
students to navigate their way toward greater autonomy and effectiveness.
The Counseling Center provides
free counseling to students that would like to discuss any
personal/psychological concerns with a professional counselor. Issues addressed
by the Center range from interpersonal issues, family concerns and academic
difficulties to problems such as anxiety, depression and addictions. The
Counseling Center will also assist with referrals for students seeking services
beyond the scope of on-campus resources.
School Counselors Janet Heed and Joy Barrett are available to the Haverford School community on a daily basis. Mrs. Heed works with Upper School students, while Mrs. Barrett works with Lower and Middle School students to address any issues in school or at home. They work with a number of boys and families on a range of issues including: conflict resolution, expression of feelings, building coping skills, social skills, anger management, in addition to other social, emotional, or behavioral issues.
Consulting School Counselor Michael Reichert is available to students, families, faculty, and staff to address any social and emotional issues that arise in the community. Parents of Haverford students should feel free to contact Mrs. Heed, Mrs. Barret, or Dr. Reichert with any questions or concerns that they may have about the psychosocial issues their children confront in their daily lives.