Alpha Counsellors are assigned according to Last Names.  This allows for each counsellor to work with families across all grades.   Counsellors are available for counselling appointments from 8:30am until 3:30pm on most school days.  You can find your counsellor in Student Services on the third floor.



Ms Basran, Dept Head (surnames A-He)



Mr Berkbigler (surnames Hi-Ne)


Ms. Cordoni (surnames Ni-Z)



All of your Counsellors here at Ecole Alpha Secondary  are available to provide Personal, Academic and Career Counselling

Personal Counselling Includes:

  • Discussing Relationship Issues (Friends or Family)
  • Discussing Issues around:
    • Stress
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Grief/Loss
    • Self-Esteem
  • Conflict Management
  • Exploring your Strengths, Needs, Values
  • Assisting in accessing support for Mental Health Concerns
  • Assisting in accessing services in the Community

Academic Counselling Includes:

  • Help to set and achieve academic/educational goals
  • Help in discovering strengths and needs when it comes to educational success
  • Assist in questions about Program and Course Selection
  • Provide tips on: study methods, techniques and environments
  • Access information about Post-Secondary, Admission Requirements and Scholarships

Career Counselling Includes:

  • Helping explore Personal Goals, Aptitudes, Interests, Achievements, and Career Plans
  • Help show the correlation between School Subjects, Extracurriculars and Work/Careers
  • Help in developing Job Search Skills, and Application Strategies