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Contact Dana Bunge  Dana Bunge Counselor 7 - 8
Contact Shanay Chavez  Shanay Chavez Registrar/Records Manager/Clerk
Contact Marla Smith-trujillo  Marla Smith-trujillo Counselor 6 - 7
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Next Step Plans

Counseling

Guidance and Counseling services are provided by licensed mental health professionals. Students, parents, teachers, and staff may consult with the counselor on a confidential basis. If a student is not feeling happy or successful at school, the counselor may be of help.

Meet the counselor to discuss any of the following:

  • Friendships & Relationships
  • Family changes
  • Grief issues
  • Mistreatment
  • Mediation
  • Safety concerns (for yourself or others)
Services and Programs
  • Consulting with community members
  • Individual counseling sessions with students upon referral
  • Small group counseling
  • Classroom guidance lessons at teacher request
  • Academic planning
  • Career awareness, exploration, and planning
  • Personal/social issues
  • Brief individual counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Crisis intervention
  • Outside agency referrals
  • Professional Development
  • Consultation and collaboration with counselors, administration, and staff
  • Participation in teaming with other professionals to provide student services and support
  • And much more!

Mission & Philosophy

EPMS school counselors are committed to helping develop the whole student EPMS Counseling Department Mission and Philosophy by supporting academic achievement, career choices, and personal growth for lifelong success.

EPMS school counselors believe that all students are entitled to attend a school that is safe, warm, and welcoming, where active participation exists as well as rigorous and relevant academics.

Professional school counselors are an essential component of helping all students build interpersonal skills, opportunities for success, and rewarding relationships through a standards and evidenced-based comprehensive school counseling program.