School Life

Wellness

The SJS Wellness Team

The Wellness Team is a multidisciplinary committee which includes members from Clinical Services, Counseling, Athletic Training, Athletic Conditioning, Diversity, Spiritual Life, Fine Arts, and Academics. The team is under the direction of Dr. Cynthia Powell, Lower School Counselor, Tesa Stark, Director of Clinical Services, and Dr. Scott Dorfman, Medical Director.

The Team provides education and enrichment for students, parents, and faculty, including:
  • monthly parent coffees
  • wellness advisory discussions
  • student assemblies
  • chapel talks
  • lunch and learn events
  • faculty enrichment programs
  • evening programs featuring local and national experts
Topics include substance use/abuse, healthy relationships and boundaries, sexuality and intimacy, diversity, digital citizenship, mindfulness and stress management, ADHD education, sports injuries, athletic training, and concussions.

Mission Statement

The St. John's Wellness Team brings together the areas of clinical services, social and emotional health, and athletic training to support the development of individual, spiritual, ethical, intellectual, social, and physical growth. As stated in the St. John's School Mission Statement: The School seeks the development of the whole person in preparation for a lifetime of personal fulfillment and contribution to society. The Wellness Team supports this Mission by providing services, education, guidance, and counseling with collaboration and coordination across all disciplines of school life.

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