• Fun activities for new students

Fun Ways to Welcome New Students

Welcoming new students to our schools is one of the things school counselors should do during the first few weeks of school. Leaving old friends and familiar surroundings can make students feel alone and isolated. Typically, meeting a new friend (or two) and learning the procedures and layout of the building can do wonders to ease anxiety and help their transition. Meeting with your new students in a small group setting [...]

  • Helpful Counselor Poll - Important Topics

School Counseling Topics – A Helpful Counselor Poll

Hey there helpful school counselors! Being as helpful as possible is my main goal for this website and my counseling products. With that in mind, I'm hoping that you can help me out by answering 6 short questions. (It's painless...I promise.) While I was a student at the University of Michigan, I worked as a waitress at Applebees. At work, we used the expression "Help me to help you." a lot! This poll [...]

  • Play Therapy Dollar Store Finds

Play Therapy Activities & Resources for $1

Purchasing play therapy activities and resources can get really expensive...really fast! I hit up my local dollar store a few days ago and snagged some materials to use in my counseling office. In an effort to show new school counselors how they can set up their office without breaking the bank, I decided to "reveal" my treasures and explain how I use them in my counseling program. Luckily, I have a Dollar Tree [...]

  • Decorate Counseling Office Video

Decorating Counseling Offices on the Cheap

Decorating counseling offices can get pretty expense...fast. Especially if you're a new school counselor or if you have offices in multiple buildings. In an effort to help out new school counselors get set up (without breaking the bank), I raided my local dollar store and made a few videos where I go over how I to use my treasures to enhance your school counseling program. *****   ***   ***** Decorating Counseling Offices [...]

  • School Counseling Dollar Store Finds for your Counseling Office - Video

$1 Supplies for Your Counseling Office

Are you a new school counselor? New social worker? New psychologist? Or...maybe you're a veteran to the field, but you find your self in a situation where you need furnish a new counseling office. Well, whatever the case...you're in the right spot! I recently visited my local dollar store to show you how you can score some amazing resources for you to use. I found A TON of practical items for [...]

  • The Helpful Counselor Counseling Activities July Sale

Counseling Activities on Sale Throughout July!

What's better than fun and engaging counseling activities?  -> Fun and engaging counseling activities on sale of course! Several of my counseling buddies over at Teachers Pay Teachers have teamed up to offer great deals throughout the month of July. You can find a list of all of the participating stores here: Confident Counselors Sale. July 4th-7th is our Firework Sale, where you can find our 4 best-sellers 20% off! Click [...]

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