Welcome

  • The Wellness Program at Burlingame High School provides prevention and short-term intervention for students facing social and emotional challenges that impact academic performance, attendance, and behavior at school. In a safe and supportive environment, students can meet with a wellness counselor to discuss a variety of complex issues such as stress, trauma, suicide, depression, bullying, grief, self-esteem, family life, drug and alcohol use, relationships and gender identity and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer+.  Students can learn positive, lifelong habits that contribute to their well-being and success. The Wellness Program provides short-term (up to 12 sessions) individual, group and/or drop-in support in a confidential, non-judgmental space staffed with therapists who are dedicated to improving the health, well-being and educational outcomes of all students.

     Services Provided:

    • Short-term (up to 12 sessions) individual counselor support
    • Group counseling
    • Drop-in & crisis support
    • School-related mental health assessment
    • Referrals to community partners for:
      • Long-term therapy
      • Family therapy
      • Acute or severe mental health/psychotic disorders
      • Eating disorders
      • Trauma

    Schedule
    Drop-In Hours

    Location:
    Building A

    Referral Process:
    Talk with your student's school counselor as the first step to accessing wellness services or come in during wellness drop-in hours.

Contacts

  • Wellness Coordinator:

    Joanne Michels, LCSW
    jmichels@smuhsd.org
    (650) 558-2877

    Wellness Counselors:

    Christina Cabrera, LCSW
    ccabrera@smuhsd.org
    650.558.2876 

    Alexandra Crisafi, LMFT
    acrisafi@smuhsd.org
    650.558.2896

    Alisa Meyer, LMFT
    ameyer@smuhsd.org
    650.558.2863