Counsellors - Family School Liaison Counsellor
Tessa is the Family School Liaison Counsellor where she is responsible for supporting youth and their families, providing school support and working with community agencies. Tessa comes with a variety of experience both professionally and academically. Tessa has a B.HSc with a major in Addictions Counselling, and is currently completing her M.Ed – Counselling Psychology (specialized in Addiction and Mental Health) through the University of Lethbridge.
Professionally, Tessa has a variety of experience working with youth. Tessa was a counsellor at a youth residential treatment center; an outreach worker where she focused on youth suicide prevention as well as sexual assault prevention; the coordinator for a Youth at Risk Project and a Follow-up Coordinator in the FASD Assessment and Diagnostic Clinic at Lethbridge Family Services.
Tessa is honored to be a part of the Chinook community and work with such amazing students and teachers.