Counseling

Welcome to our Counseling Center

We will advocate for all students to ensure equal access to educational programs and resources while working to reduce/eliminate barriers that impede students from reaching their potential.

 

Lis Christiansen Lis Christiansen – High School Counselor (grades 9-12), STAMP 

 Email: lchristiansen@lwsd.org

 

Rebecca ZavalaRebecca Zavala - Middle School Counselor (grades 6-8)

Email:  rzavala@lwsd.org 

Learn a little about Ms. Zavala by reading her introductory letter.

 

 

Online Counseling Appointments -

Here’s the booking link for Ms. Christiansen (9th-12th grade): 
https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/ICSCounseling@lwsd.org/bookings/s/19y24Cm0PUiZadRttb2D8Q2

Here’s the booking link for Ms. Zavala (6th-8th grade):
https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/ICSCounseling@lwsd.org/bookings/s/gLuuqwL3kEyIS3qpNZa_SQ2

Please be sure to click on the counselor for your grade level. It will look like the pictures below:

Picture of Ms. Christianson's link   Picture of Ms. Zavala's link 

 We look forward to meeting with you! 

Parents and guardians are requested to email their student’s counselor to setup an appointment for any of the following:
  • Discuss their student’s academic progress 
  • College and career planning 
  • Social/Emotional/Mental concerns 
Please note that we have had a recent shift in caseloads: Ms. Christiansen – 9th -12th grade Ms. Zavala – 6th -8th grade

 

Click on the link below for our YES counselor’s video, which includes answering common student questions.  This one is about coping with social isolation and learning to take care of your whole self. It’s short—just over 3 minutes.  Please watch it!
https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/00318e0b-8f9f-441d-8346-5241da310c18

 

Mission

We are committed to providing a comprehensive program to assist students in acquiring and utilizing lifelong learning and coping skills in order to be pro-active leaders in our society and achieve academic, college/career, and personal/social success.

Vision

We strive to serve as advocates for students, allies with teachers, and liaisons with parents. We will work to enhance the overall school climate through the facilitation of a character-driven, collaborative environment in which effective learning and restorative justice can take place.

Counseling resources

30 Days of Kindness Challenge - Journal Pages