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Counseling

Mrs. Cheryl Ochoa

2021-2022 Office Schedule

Wednesdays: 11:30am-3:15pm

Thursdays: 8:15am-3:15pm

Fridays: 8:15am-3:15pm

(Friday afternoons 1-3pm reserved for parent appointments or Health & Wellness)

contact information

Email (preferred): 

cheryl.ochoa@aps.edu

Phone:

(505) 888-1647 ext. 44218

What happens in a school counselor's office?

One-on-one, small group, or classroom support in these areas: 

Academics:

  • Organizational help
  • Time management skills
  • Support in communicating with teachers
  • Parent conferences

Personal/Social Development

  • Individual and small-group counseling
  • Peer relationships, coping strategies and effective social skills
  • Communication, problem-solving and conflict resolution
  • Education on understanding of self, including strengths and weaknesses
  • Brief counseling for anxiety, depression, family or life changes, big feelings
  • Referrals for counseling, other mental health resources

Career Development

  • High School exploration/awareness
  • College exploration/awareness
  • Career exploration/awareness
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