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Cristo Rey Philadelphia's School Counseling Team aims to aid students in their success in realizing their full potential by: developing the skills necessary for success, helping to identify and remove barriers to success, and celebrating goals that are set and achieved knowing that those goals are aiding in the development of the full student.

Who We Are

Mrs. Laura Schmidt, MS
Head of Counseling
Counselor for students with the last names beginning with:
  • Class of 2019: A-G
  • Class of 2020: A-F
  • Class of 2021: A-E
  • Class of 2022:A-G
Dr. Rachel Hodas
School Psychologist
Counselor for students with the last names beginning with:
  • Class of 2019: P-Z
  • Class of 2020: Q-Z
  • Class of 2021: N-Z
  • Class of 2022: P-Z
Ms. Britt DeLine
School Counselor
Counselor for students with the last names beginning with:
  • Class of 2019: H-O
  • Class of 2020: G-P
  • Class of 2021: F-M
  • Class of 2022: H-O

What We Do

The School Counseling Team aims to aid students in their success in realizing their full potential by: developing the skills necessary for success, helping to identfy and remove barriers to success, and celebrating goals that are set and achieved knowing that those goals are aiding in the development of the full student.

Services Offered

  • Individual Counseling
  • Peer mediation
  • Student, teacher and guardian collaboration
  • Counseling classes
  • Counseling small groups
  • Academic Support
  • Parent Support
  • Referrals to outside agencies and resources
  • Crisis management
  • Educational assessment referrals (as needed)

Referals to the Counselors

The School Counseling Team is always available to our students and families. Students, parents, faculty and staff may make counseling referrals for any student of concern. Referrals to your counselor may be made in several ways:

•   Email or call your counselor
•   Fill out a referral form located in the Counseling Suite

We encourage students to reach out to any counselor, not just their alphabetically assigned counselor. If you would like to speak to the first available counselor, please email counseling@crphs.org and the first available counselor will contact you.

Helpful Resources

  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
  • Crisis Text Line: text START to 741741 from anywhere in the USA, anytime, about any type of crisis.