Counsellor's Corner

Counsellor's Corner


Student services and counselling department offer a variety of information and support regarding post-secondary, career, educational and personal matters. At MCHS, we have an open-door policy where students can access counselling on an as-need basis. Teachers and parents can also refer students and appointments can be booked in advance. Support is provided for individual and family concerns. Referrals to outside agencies can be accessed through the school counsellor. Please contact Mrs. Connell at 780-939-6891 or 


Educational Links:

Personal and Mental Health Support:

  • AnxietyBC -Information to help you understand anxiety, as well as resources and tools to help you manage your anxiety. AnxietyBC are the developers of the free MindShift app which helps youth and young adults manage anxiety, using step by step strategies.
  • - Access information regarding substance use, self-harm, or other mental health concerns through this site. Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (AADAC), now part of Alberta Health Services, provides excellent information about resources, prevention and treatment of drug and alcohol abuse.
  • - Quit Smoking: AlbertaQuits Services include helpline, online and group counselling services designed to support all Albertans who have a desire to quit smoking.
  • - Canadian Mental Health Association offers this site to raise awareness of mental health problems that can affect teen lives and to provide practical tools and suggestions to support high school students.
  • - The Family Centre offers a wide range of programs and services to individuals and families including counselling for individuals, couples, families and groups.
  • - Family School Liaison Program (FCSS) is a family centred resource that provides support, counselling and liaison services to individuals and families whose children may be experiencing difficulties either at home or at school.
  • - St.Albert SAIF (Stop Abuse In Families) Society provides education, support and advocacy in the prevention of all forms of violence in relationships.
  • - Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton is a non-profit organization that provides crisis intervention, public education and one-on-one counselling.
  • - Mental Health site for Youth Seeking Support.
  • - Supports for health and wellness
  • - Suicide prevention and intervention information.