Guidance Services

General Information

Véronique Sylvain
Guidance Counsellor
vsylvain@lbpsb.qc.ca
514-595-2050

What a Guidance Counsellor does

A Guidance Counsellor is a trained professional who offers career and personal counselling to interested students. Ms. Veronique Sylvain is the LCCHS Guidance Counsellor. She can assist students in exploring their post-secondary options and/or help students work through personal difficulties. Conversations with Ms. Sylvain are confidential, however, students who are under 14 years of age need parental consent to be seen.

 

Some topics students may want to discuss with a Guidance Counsellor include:

  • Relationships issues: Trouble making friends, problems with girlfriend or boyfriend, etc.
  • Family difficulties: Conflict, illness, death, divorce, foster parents, group home life, etc.
  • Emotional struggles: Feeling stressed, anxious, depressed, sad, angry, etc.
  • Bullying, harassment, isolation, social drama, cyber-attacks, etc.
  • Self-esteem, self-confidence, assertiveness.
  • Sexuality: Sexual orientation, safe sex, pregnancy scare, etc.
  • Academic support: Looking for a tutor, help with organization/time management, etc.
  • Post-secondary options/ what to do after High School: Graduation requirements, CEGEP programs, Vocational Training, Continuing Education, Adult education, etc.

 

Appointments

Students are invited to see Ms. Sylvain in the morning, at lunch, or even after school to set up an appointment. Student can always fill out an appointment request slip available in the guidance department B-235-1 and slide it under her door as well.