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    Welcome to Seaholm Counseling!

    Counseling Staff

     

    SENIOR PARENT NIGHT PRESENTATION (9/2023)

     

    Click here to view SUMMER FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

     

    CLASS OF 2024

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    Rising Senior Parent-Student Presentation 6/2023

    Senior Parent Night Presentation 9/2023

     

    CLASS OF 2025

    Please click to view the Rising Junior Parent-Student Presentation

     

     

    COUNSELOR

    CASELOAD

    EMAIL and PHONE NUMBER

    Samantha Canfield

    A-D

    scanfield@birmingham.k12.mi.us 248-203-3758

    Nicole McWilliams

    E-K

    nmcwilliams@birmingham.k12.mi.us 248-203-3759

    Jenn Vanderveen

    L-P

    jvanderveen@birmingham.k12.mi.us 248-203-3760

    Walt Romano

    Q-V

    wromano@birmingham.k12.mi.us 248-203-3757

    Kristy Fekaris

    W-Z and Department Chair

    kfekaris@birmingham.k12.mi.us 248-203-3756

    Sherree Wilson

    Wellness and Crisis Counselor

    swilson@birmingham.k12.mi.us 248-203-3740 

    Brenda Guinan Huddy

    College & Career Center

    bguinanhuddy@birmingham.k12.mi.us 248-203-4253

    Counseling Department Secretary - Carey Balow cbalow@birmingham.k12.mi.us  or 248-203-3751

    Mission Statement

    The Birmingham Counseling Program's "whole-child" approach is an integral part of the educational mission of the Birmingham Public Schools. The comprehensive guidance program will empower students to make responsible academic/personal-social, and college/career choices to gain self-knowledge and understand the uniqueness of others. Counselors will provide opportunities for academic achievement, personal /social growth, and college/career exploration for every student.Counselors will coordinate, consult, and collaborate with staff, parents, and the community to help all students be successful lifelong learners in a global society. 

    Our Beliefs

    • All students will learn.
    • All students will be successful.
    • All students develop and grow at their own rates.

    We provide the following services: 

    • Provide Guidance Curriculum, a.k.a. information you should know
    • Provide social and emotional support
    • Provide career and college counseling
    • Provide academic support

    The District’s Emotional Health & Wellness Website https://sites.google.com/bps-schools.com/bps-emotional-health-wellness/home

    GREAT NEWS! You can now follow Seaholm's Counseling Department on Instagram. Our username to search is seaholm_counseling. Keep your eye out for weekly posts regarding social/emotional learning, mental health awareness, character ed., relationship building, goal setting, mindfulness, stress management, important counseling dates/tips, and much more!

    If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Balow, Counseling Secretary at cbalow@birmingham.k12.mi.us or 248-203-3751.