Counseling Services

YHS Counseling Services

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To empower all students to become successful emotionally, socially, and academically.


Building off of our diverse community, we believe that we need to educate the whole student and help all students become lifelong learners and citizens in the global community. We believe in working as a team to help equitably meet all our students’ individual needs.

Important Mental Health Links

In Crisis/Need Help Now?
Bullying Prevention (Information for Parents)

If you or someone you care about is in crisis, take action (your friend will thank you later).  You have options. Try these tips for supporting a friend or family member:

    • Call the Crisis Link Hotline at 703-527-4077 or text them at 703-997-5444
    • Chat online with a specialist at or
    • 24 hour emergency resources: 844-627-4747 / 571-364-7390
    • Go to the nearest emergency room at your local hospital
    • Call 911

Counseling Personnel


Ms. Johanna Boyers, Director of Counseling (703-228-5398)
Ms. Carol Thompson, Registrar (703-228-5408)
Ms. Jennifer Falbo, Administrative Assistant (703-228-5403)
Ms. Patricia Rojas, Administrative Assistant (703-228-5363)
Ms. Sonja Schulken, Administrative Assistant (703-228-2549)
Ms. Freweini Berhane, Administrative Assistant (703-228-2540)
Ms. Susan Rochard Administrative Assistant

School Counselors

Ms. Alexis Andre (703-228-5364)
Ms. Danielle Dessaso (703-228-5394)
Mr. Rafael Espinoza (703-228-5357)
Ms. Allison Gilbert  (703-228-5397)
Ms. Juanice Jenkins (703-228-5353)
Ms. Carolyn Kroeger (703-228-5396)
Ms. Emily Klipper  (703-228-5395)
Ms. Jessica Reeve  (703-228-5354)
Mr. Jason Smith (703-228-8743)
Mr. Jeffrey Stahl  (703-228-8744)
Ms. Jeannine Devlin EL Counselor (703-228-5423)

College and Career Counselor

Mr. M.D. Calabro (703-228-5383)