School Counsellors: Promoting Healthy Body Image amongst Adolescents
Kean University, USA
- Corresponding Author:
- Allison Paolini
Professor and Counsellor at Kean University, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: January 25, 2016; Accepted Date: January 27, 2016; Published Date: January 31, 2016
Citation: Allison P (2016) School Counsellors: Promoting Healthy Body Image amongst Adolescents. Int J Sch Cog Psychol 3:160. doi:10.4172/2469-9837.1000160
Copyright: © 2016 Allison P. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
This brief commentary will address the impact that body image has on female students’ academic performance and self-worth. Body image dissatisfaction is a pervasive issue amongst teenagers. This commentary will emphasize the need for school counsellors to implement best practices that help to promote resilience and healthy body image amongst students, in order to help them be more academically and personally successful.