Counseling Department

Counseling Team

School Counselor's Role

The counselor works in collaboration with school staff, administrators, teachers, parents, and community members to be an advocate for students in order to maximize student potential and academic achievement, so that students may be healthy and productive members of society. The school counselor assumes a leadership role in the development of an appropriate program of guidance for the school site. Services offered include:

  • Collaboration and consultation with students, teachers, families, and other providers to identify strategies to help student(s) in areas of academics, behavior, and social-emotional well-being.
  • Class schedule; scheduling matters
  • Developing your 4-year graduation plan
  • Dual Enrollment Courses - taking classes at City College to earn credits for high school and college
  • SAT/ACT testing information
  • Finding jobs and internship opportunities
  • Problem-solving around challenging classes
  • Social-emotional support
  • Provides crisis support with school team
  • Connections to community-based organizations (i.e. YMCA, After-school program)
  • Credit recovery classes to make up D's or F's


2019-2020 Counseling Interns

Sara Maurer supervised by Ms. Dalmau
Gabriela Moraga supervised by Ms. Dalmau

counseling staff

9th and 10th Grade Counselor: Ms. Olivia Leung

BA: University of California, Santa Cruz

MA: University of San Francisco, Counseling Psychology

Hometown: San Francisco CA 

counseling staff

11th and 12th Grade Counselor: Ms. Gladys Dalmau 

BA: State University of New York Albany

MA: University of San Francisco, Counseling Psychology

MA: University of San Francisco, Teacher Education - Science

MA: University of Salamanca, Spanish Culture and Language

Hometown: Oakland (Lower East Side/ Brooklyn, New York)

Contact Us

Counseling Office Hours

  • 7:45 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Please go to Main Office for help if Counseling is closed

Counseling Phone Number  

  • 415.695.5701

How Do I See My Counselor?

  • Find us during lunch or passing period

  • Get a pass from your teacher first

  • Set an appointment

  • Email us!