The mission of the Counseling Department at Riordan is to assist students in maximizing their personal, spiritual, and intellectual growth. 

365bet体育官网it is the goal of the counseling department to support students where they are at and encourage them to challenge themselves both in and outside of the classroom. the counseling department is staffed with experienced counselors for each division that are committed to the success of students. additionally, a head of college counseling provides support to upper division students and families through the college search and application process, and a part-time counseling intern works with students who need more support.

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Services Offered

Personal Counseling (upon request or as needed)

  • Individual counseling to address problems of a personal or specific nature
  • Drop-in hours before school, at munch, lunch and after school
  • Parent conferences and referral resources
  • Specialized support groups as needed
  • Information for students on topics related to mental health
  • Crisis intervention counseling
  • Resources for parents with questions about adolescent development issues

General Academic Counseling

  • Graduation requirements
  • Additional opportunities outside the school day
  • Resources for tutoring services in the community
  • Standardized testing on National Testing Day
  • Collaboration with certified counselors to provided educational assessments when needed

College/Career Counseling

  • Research strategies for college requirements and programs
  • A-G requirements
  • College, university, and trade/technical school visits
  • Scholarships and financial aid
  • College Application workshops
  • SCOIR Online System
  • Visit our College Counseling website 

Make an Appointment with a Counselor

  • Schedule a meeting with your college counselor on . Learn how .


Counseling Parent Nights

Meet Our Counselors

365bet体育官网our counselors stay with one class of students throughout their four years at riordan. this rotational system allows counselors to develop strong relationships with their students, helping them navigate the academic, social, and personal challenges of high school.

Freshman Counselor

Sophomore Counselor

Junior Counselor

College Counseling Head

College Counseling Associate

Wellness Director

Elizabeth Heuser

Elizabeth Heuser

Phone Numbers:
School: 415-586-8200 x544