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Counseling & Student Support

The Counseling Department at Christian Brothers High School offers a variety of services to students and parents alike. Upon enrollment, incoming students are assigned a primary counselor who provides academic, personal, and career counseling. Additionally, in their junior year, students are assigned a college counselor to facilitate the college admissions process. During a student’s senior year, he primarily meets with his college counselor, but his primary counselor remains available for any personal or academic concerns that may arise.

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Our counselors are partners in student achievement and meet regularly with students to assess and monitor academic progress. Counselors are also available to support students in addressing personal, social-emotional issues, or anything that affects the student and his ability to achieve to his fullest potential. Counselors often use a collaborative approach involving the student, his parents, faculty, and professionals in the community as needed to support his learning and development. Students may be referred by teachers and parents, or a student may self-refer by requesting an appointment via email or by filing out a request for appointment in the CBHS Counseling Center at McCourtney Hall.

A student's counselor may be found on his profile using the myCBHS portal. Parents are encouraged to contact their son’s counselor to discuss matters of concern or to schedule appointments. The Counseling Center also welcomes walk-ins!

"Our Counseling Department goes above and beyond to support the whole student. We establish a relationship with each of them to guide them through every aspect of a Brothers' Boy's life."

Erin Brick, CBHS Learning Specialist

During junior year, students are assigned a college counselor to facilitate the college admissions process; however, students are encouraged to begin thinking about their college plan beginning their Freshman year.

The Counseling Department at CBHS has created a College Planning Curriculum which begins in the 9th grade with academic advising and standardized testing that continues with both individual and group college counseling through their senior year. Our College Counselors are committed to helping students navigate the college search process to find a higher education institution that best meets their needs and abilities: academically, socially, philosophically, and economically.

Take advantage of these opportunities for year-round academic support!


Mondays from 7:20 to 7:50 a.m. and Wednesdays from 8:20 to 8:50 a.m. in the McCourtney Hall Counseling Center. The help sessions are staffed by De La Salle Scholar peer tutors under the supervision of counseling center staff.


Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7:15 to 7:50 a.m., we offer Math Lab in room 102. The lab is led by peer tutors and moderated by various members of the math department. This is a great way to get help with homework and to prepare for tests!


Thursday mornings from 7:30 to 7:55 a.m., we offer Spanish Help in room 304.


Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7:15 to 7:50 a.m., we offer Spanish Help in room 115.


This educational reading app is designed for auditory learners, those who learn best through listening. For more details, contact Mrs. Brick at

For access to more resources for students, visit the myCBHS portal.


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From rigorous academics and competitive athletics, to student leadership and extracurriculars, to community service and spiritual growth, opportunities abound here. Discover why the student experience at Christian Brothers High School is unlike any other.


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Meet Our Counseling Team

Vicki Anderson, B.S.

Records Coordinator

Erin Brick, M.S.

Learning Specialist Accommodations Coordinator

John Cady, M.A., M.Ed.

De La Salle Scholars Coordinator

James Callicott, Ed.D.

College Counseling
Director of Summer and Auxiliary Programs

Janet Hill, Ph.D.

Director of Counseling and Student Services

Paula Mistretta, M.A.

College Counseling
AP Coordinator

Jim Pletcher, M.Ed.

Student-Athlete NCAA Coordinator

Mike Skirius, Ph.D.

Mental Health Coordinator