Wellness Counseling

  • The CHS Wellness Counseling team is here to provide support services to improve students' socio-emotional well-being and academic success.

    We provide individual counseling, group counseling, crisis counseling, brief intervention program (Drugs & Alcohol), student presentations, parent presentation, and alternative to suspension program/restorative practices.

    You can request to speak with a Wellness Counselor while campuses are closed by phone or emailWe take appointments during regular school days and hours.  To learn more about us and our offerings, please watch our Back to School Night video

    Need someone to talk to?

    Wellness Counselors offer a safe, supportive space at school where any Capuchino student can get free, confidential, nonjudgmental, help.

    To talk with a Wellness Counselor:

    • Visit during drop-in hours (see below)
    • Make an appointment at bit.ly/chswellness
    • If it's an emergency (someone's life or safety are at risk) don't wait for an appointment and tell an adult immediately

    Drop-In Hours

    Lucero Govea with glasses on



    Lucero Govea, AMFT #90804 (Bilingual Spanish)

    Lead Wellness Counselor

    Mondays, Period 5 1:01-1:51

    Period 2: 8:30 - 10 a.m.
    Period 6: 1:20 - 2:50 p.m.

    Period 2: 8:30 - 10 a.m.


     Gabriella Gelb    

    Gabriella Gelb, AMFT #115795, APCC6965

    Gabby Gelb, Maternity leave until Fall 2023


    Georgina Rivera  

    Georgina Rivera, AMFT #114236 (Bilingual Spanish)

    Period 2: 9:27 - 10:17 a.m.


    Period 1: 8:30-10:00 a.m.

    Period 1: 8:30 - 10 a.m.

    Jessica Azer

    Jessica Azer, LMFT #134027
    Therapeutic Elective Classroom (TEC) Therapist 

    No Drop-In Hours Available.


Crisis Resources

  • If this is a medical or mental health emergency, please contact the following sources immediately:   

    Crisis Resources:

    • StarVista 24/7 Crisis Hotline: 650-579-0350
    • StarVista Teen Crisis Services (Monday - Friday, 4 - 10 p.m. PST)
    • Crisis Text Line: text "home" to 741-741
    • Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: 988
    • Anonymous Alerts: www.anonymousalerts.com/sanmateouhsd
    • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233, www.thehotline.org/
    • 911 or visit your nearest hospital emergency room if you can get there safely

    Parent Resources:

    Community Resources:

    • Care Solace is an online no-cost resource with a live 24/7 concierge meant to assist students and families in finding local mental health-related programs and counseling services (with or without insurance). Students and their families can access Care Solace services by contacting the summer Wellness team or:

Wellness Counselors

Upcoming Events

StarVista Teen Crisis Services

  • In crisis or need support in San Mateo County?

    24/7 Crisis Hotline: 650-579-0350

    StarVista Crisis Center




Care Solace

  • Care Solace is an online resource with a live 24/7 concierge meant to assist individuals in finding local mental health related programs and counseling services. Learn more.