Student Counselling

Carmel College Counselling Service is available for all students. Our two counsellors, Susan Murray and Carolyn Purdie are qualified counsellors registered with the New Zealand Association of Counsellors. They can work with a variety of issues;

  • stress and anxiety (personal, school, family and relationships)
  • friendship issues
  • anger
  • trauma
  • identity
  • loss and grief
  • motivation
  • unhealthy coping strategies
  • low mood and depression

We encourage students and parents to seek assistance when they are first concerned about something. To help, a site has been created with information for students and parents to use as a resource: Click HERE.

Please click HERE for further information.
Please feel free to call or email us;


Susan Murray – 486 1132 ext 749
Susan is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.




Carolyn Purdie –  486 1132 ext 725

Carolyn is available on Wednesday and Friday.

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