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Welcome to the Southwest Counseling Website

COVID-19 Information                         

We realize that will all we're experiencing right not, that this can be a time of extreme stress and anxiety for our students. Counselors are available by email and will phone or telecommunicate with students if they need support. Counselor contact information is on the right side of this webpage. You will also find additional mental health and community-based resoures here, and strategies to reduce stress and anxiety here.

AchieveMpls Career & College Center (CCC)

The CCC is located on the 1st floor of the West Building, connected to the Counseling Office. Please visit the CCC webpage here.

SWHS Counseling Department Mission Statement

The mission of the SWHS Counseling Department is to provide a comprehensive, developmental school counseling program addressing the academic, career-post secondary, and social/emotional development of all students. With the support of the AchieveMpls Career & College Center Coordinators, SWHS Counselors implement appropriate programming to assist students in career and college preparation and readiness. Licensed School Counselors advocate, facilitate and leverage resources to ensure that all students have access to, and are prepared with, the knowledge and skills to contribute as productive members of society. SWHS Counselors work with all stakeholders, including students, parents, teachers, administration, and the community, to meet the diverse needs of our population.

Counselors' Virtual Offices are Live!

Check out your Counselor's virtual (Bitmoji) office by clicking on the link below. Each Counselor's virtual office has "hidden" links to important information - see how many you can find!