Professional School Counselor
I advocate and support the needs of students.
Day to Day
I have worked in different therapeutic settings and at different levels in education. Currently, as Middle School Counselor, my day consists of facilitating newly enrolling students, setting course schedules, providing guidance lessons school-wide, creating and developing support systems for students (groups, clubs, referrals, etc.) in areas of interest and need.
Advice for Getting Started
Here's the first step for everyone
Contact professional organizations to attend conferences and look for contacts that can help guide you. A strong mentor makes all the difference.
My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took: