Hello JC1 students!

Hello JC1 students! I’m so glad you clicked into my blog. 🙂 My name is Joan and I’m the School Counsellor here at YJC. Most students call me Ms Joan. Usually I get a slot during orientation to introduce myself to new JC1 students but this year the orientation programme was so packed I didn’t get…

What’s up in 2010?

Hello! Hello! Welcome back to a new school term, everyone! I don’t know about you but this week seemed like an incredibly LOoong week for me. The best part about it though was being able to catch up with you guys. When I asked students, “so how was your break?!” I usually got responses that…

The counsellor is not a mentalist

I’m a big fan of crime dramas and one of my recent favourites (apart from Criminal Minds) is the series ‘The Mentalist’. It follows the story of Patrick Jane who uses his amazing powers of observation, people profiling and uncanny ability in drawing conclusions to solve crimes in a way that no one else can….