Counselling Department

The school counsellor is a professional in the fields of education and counselling. The services provided include course planning, career counselling, lifestyle exploration and personal counselling.

Our Counsellors are here to support you by providing:

  • crisis counselling involving home or school problems
  • strategies and support for students who are feeling anxious, stressed, or overloaded and are needing emotional support
  • support for students with questions or concerns regarding sexuality, identity and orientation
  • resolution for problems arising from difficulties related to class and/or school routines and policies
  • referrals to community resources, such as Youth and Child Mental Health or UBC Counselling, for extra support
  • course planning leading to graduation, post-secondary education or employment
  • assistance for students experiencing academic difficulties
  • scholarship information

Counselling Department

Ms. Sarekha Jagpal - A - Ch604-517-6201Email Ms. Jagpal
Ms. Marika Melvin - Ci - Ho604-517-6225Email Ms. Melvin
Ms. Jennifer Towers - Sc - Z (Currently on Leave)604-517-6222
Ms. Erin Kenny - Hr - Mc604-517-6224Email Ms. Kenny
Ms. Nancy Milne - Me - Sa604-517-6223Email Ms. Milne
Ms. Shirley Schweers - International Ed 604-517-6226Email Ms. Schweers
Mr. Matthew Mitchell - SIGMA604-517-6226Email Mr. Mitchell

Please scan the QR code found above.

Log into your MyEducation BC account to find out who your counsellor is.


Course Change Request Form 2021-2022

Our counselling staff is available to meet with students as a “drop in” at lunch or after school (no appointment required). Parents are welcome to contact their school counsellor by email if they have any questions or concerns.