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We know that counselors are the heart of a school. When the heart is strong- your school stays healthy. Our Consultation Circles for School Counselors is designed to provide counselors with the care and support they need to navigate the challenges of their work and thrive.

The team of mental health practitioners at Linden Global Learning provide a confidential platform and safe space for counselors to discuss challenging cases, brainstorm creative solutions to complex situations, and most importantly, share their successes.

Register for the Fall Consultation Circles 

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  • Special guest speakers from Linden's learning support & neurodiversity team
  • A vast collection of mental health resources curated from the contributions of over 90 international school counselors.
  • Access to seasoned counselors that speak various languages, including Arabic, French, Hebrew, Kiswahili, Polish, Dutch, Mandarin, Taiwanese, and Hindi!
Consultation Circle Themes:
  • Navigating difficult conversations with parents
  • Empowering parents to support their children
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Navigating conversations with other staff members at school
  • Child protection and cultural sensitivity, and more…
Guest Speaker Topics:
  • Culturally competent care for youth who identify as LGBTQI+

  • Mental health & neurodiversity in international schools

  • Creating an inclusive work environment for school staff

How it works 

The Counseling Consultation Circles offer a space for school counselors to receive professional consultation on difficult or complex cases, as well as support each other personally and professionally while managing the challenges of providing care to international students. Led by Linden facilitators, these sessions will provide a clinical perspective and access to resources and tools from the contributions of over 90 international school counselors. Designed to highlight the rich knowledge and diverse perspectives that counselors around the world bring, each session will feature the following:

  • Celebration: each counselor shares their weekly successes

  • Guest speakers: one or two sessions with neurodiversity specialists to enhance counseling skills

  • Case Presentations: 2-3 counselors present a challenge or case from their school

  • Feedback: Each counselor shares an insight or idea

  • Closing: Facilitator summarizes and wraps up the session

  • Post-session: Facilitator sends a list of resources based on topics discussed and shared insights

  • Final session closing ceremony: Reflect on learnings and growth

FALL 2023 Schedule & Timeline 

Groups will meet 8x from September/October 2023 through January 2024. Each session will meet for 90-minutes. A complete schedule is below: 

how big is the group?

Circles will be composed of five to seven international school counselors per group, who will remain together as a cohort for the 8 sessions.

Who are linden Global learning facilitators?

The facilitators at Linden Global Learning are experienced counselors and psychologists with a wealth of experience working with children in international schools and third-culture kids. They offer follow-up resources and share their therapeutic expertise to ensure dynamic, strength-focused conversations that leave everyone feeling seen, heard, and energized at the end of each session.


We are committed to protecting the confidentiality of all students. Participants will be required to sign confidentiality agreements before joining a group. We create a safe space for counselors to openly discuss their challenges in a supportive and confidential environment.

How can I register? 

Register for the Counseling Consultation Circles by September 10th. When you register you will be asked to select three times when you are available to attend. Registration is open through September 10th. We will notify you after September 15th to confirm which group you are in. Circles will start the week of September 27th.


The cost for ISCA Members is $400 and Non ISCA Members is $460. If you are interested in becoming an ISCA Member you can visit this page and receive more discounts on our events and offerings. 

About Linden Global Learning & Support Services 

Linden Global Learning & Support Services provide much needed educational and therapeutic support to international students and schools anywhere in the world. From Berlin, the heart of Europe, to anywhere in the world, we offer tailored support to ensure the academic success and emotional well-being of all learners.


Noa, Child & Adolescent Psychologist (ISRAEL)

Noa Kanter is a Psychologist who holds a BA in psychology and developmental aspects in Education from Tel-Aviv University and an MA in child clinical psychology from Bar-Ilan University. Noa practiced various therapeutic interventions in public health care clinics in Israel and worked as a school psychologist conducting psychoeducational assessments in the city of Holon. She has spent the past three years working as an educational psychologist in international schools in Europe with Linden Global Learning. In her work with students and schools, Noa strives to combine scientific knowledge from developmental evidence-based research with every person’s unique ecosystem.

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