Guidance and Counselling Service

​​Guidance Counsellors give support and encouragement to empower students to make their own decisions and deal with life's challenges. A counsellor is someone who listens with acceptance and respect, helping students to think through issues and to decide how to handle situations as well as emotions.

The Guidance Counsellors provide a relaxed and confidential space where students and/or parents can come to discuss any area of concern or difficulty. This could be a personal problem or a question about subject choices, post-school study or future pathways and careers.

Sometimes a Guidance Counsellor will refer students and/or parents to outside agencies for support.


The Guidance Counsellor at McAuley College is Mrs Kym Houston.  

Mrs Houston is available every Monday, Tuesday and alternate Friday.

Should studen​ts wish to make an appointment with the Guidance Counsellor, they will have two options: