Counseling Services

  • Thanks to generous donations from the Mercer Island Youth and Family Services Foundation, the City Council has reinstated the West Mercer Elementary and Island Park Elementary counselors and increased all Youth and Family Service school counselor positions to 32 hours/week. The City is pleased to partially restore school counseling services for 2020, and thanks the MIYFS Foundation for their generous donation that made this possible.

    YFS counselor and schedules to begin the 2020-2021 school year:

    Elementary School Counselors:

    Laura Falsgraf, Northwood, M-Th, 8:00AM to 4:00PM

    Julie Mattson, Lakeridge, M-Th, 8:00AM to 4:00PM

    Anna Orton, West Mercer, M-Th, 8:00AM to 4:00PM

    Polly DeBron, Island Park, M-Th, 8:00AM to 4:00PM

    Middle School Counselors:

    Harry Brown, IMS, Tu-F, 7:30AM to 3:30PM

    Audrey Phillips (clinical intern), IMS, Tu-F, 7:30AM to 3:30PM

    High School Counselors:

    Chris Harnish, MIHS, Tu-F, 7:30AM to 3:30PM

    Ariel Schachter, MIHS, M-Th, 7:30AM to 3:30PM