Counseling

About the Department

Counseling is an integral part of the school educational team. It helps in promoting an environment based on students’ achievement and well – being. The counselor works in a collaborative way with all school personnel, parents and students to overcome or resolve challenges affecting the students’ emotional state.

Statement of Philosophy

Ahliah School believes that all students :

  • are able to achieve by willing.
  • have dignity and worth
  • should have the opportunity to achieve academic success, social and individual well-being, regardless of race, gender, religious views, sexual orientation, political views, socioeconomic status, or ethnicity.
  • have the right to participate in the school counseling program, and it is the responsibility of the counseling program to reach all students.

The school counseling program focus is on primary prevention, intervention and student development needs under the personal/social domain, academic domain, career domain, and global

Counseling Services

The School counselor is a specialized professional in students’ well-being on a behavioral and psycho – social – emotional level. She provides her services through: guidance and curriculum – individual planning – responsive services and system support. Counseling sessions are confidential between the school counselor and the students unless there is risk of harming themselves or others.

Curriculum Component

The school follows an integrated character education and personal development curriculum from grades K-12. This is given by either teachers, or the counselor, or through collaboration between teacher and counselor. The aim of this curriculum is to develop students’ academic, personal/social, career, and global citizenship skills.

Individual Planning Component

The counselor provides individual advisement and/or assessment to students. She participates in educational planning when needed, and career planning and orientation.

Responsive Services Component

The counselor provides individual counseling to referred students, group counseling, consultation to staff/parents, crisis intervention, team meetings, classroom observations, peer mediation, letters of recommendation and report writing.

System Support

The counselor along with other faculty members work together on program development, materials development, parent programs and public relations.

Department Contact Info

Guidance and Counseling Department

Head of Depratment: Ms. Lana Kalawoun

Tel: 01 372 960/1
Email: L.kalawoun@ahliahschool.edu.lb

Mon – Fri 8:30 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Social Info



About the Department

Counseling is an integral part of the school educational team. It helps in promoting an environment based on students’ achievement and well – being. The counselor works in a collaborative way with all school personnel, parents and students to overcome or resolve challenges affecting the students’ emotional state.

Statement of Philosophy

Ahliah School believes that all students :

  • are able to achieve by willing.
  • have dignity and worth
  • should have the opportunity to achieve academic success, social and individual well-being, regardless of race, gender, religious views, sexual orientation, political views, socioeconomic status, or ethnicity.
  • have the right to participate in the school counseling program, and it is the responsibility of the counseling program to reach all students.

The school counseling program focus is on primary prevention, intervention and student development needs under the personal/social domain, academic domain, career domain, and global

Counseling Services

The School counselor is a specialized professional in students’ well-being on a behavioral and psycho – social – emotional level. She provides her services through: guidance and curriculum – individual planning – responsive services and system support. Counseling sessions are confidential between the school counselor and the students unless there is risk of harming themselves or others.

Curriculum Component

The school follows an integrated character education and personal development curriculum from grades K-12. This is given by either teachers, or the counselor, or through collaboration between teacher and counselor. The aim of this curriculum is to develop students’ academic, personal/social, career, and global citizenship skills.

Individual Planning Component

The counselor provides individual advisement and/or assessment to students. She participates in educational planning when needed, and career planning and orientation.

Responsive Services Component

The counselor provides individual counseling to referred students, group counseling, consultation to staff/parents, crisis intervention, team meetings, classroom observations, peer mediation, letters of recommendation and report writing.

System Support

The counselor along with other faculty members work together on program development, materials development, parent programs and public relations.