Counsellor (Last Name A-K) Jill Kotapski
Counsellor (Last Name L-Z) Debbie Long
Youth & Family Support Worker Serena Rotter

Ms. Kotapski and Mrs. Long, our School Counsellors at Isfeld,  have Bachelor of Education degrees and also hold Master’s Degrees in Counselling Psychology. Serena Rotter, our Youth and Family Program Worker holds a Bachelor Degree in Child and Youth Care.

Child and Youth Care Association of British Columbia Code of Ethics –

We provide many services to support all students and families at Isfeld including:

  • Personal counselling
  • Academic support, course selection, career and post-secondary planning
  • Scholarship/Bursary information
  • Help with study skills, organizational skills, time management, goal setting
  • Family consultation and support – help for parents around their child’s well being or educational needs
  • Referrals – help for students, parents and families to find the resources they need in the community
  • Presentations- classroom and parent presentations

Our goal is to empower students toward positive change and to help you to have the most successful high school experience possible!

Come to the Counseling Centre and see us or call (250) 334-2428. You can also email any of the Counselling staff listed in the table at the top of the page.


Information received through the counselling relationship is confidential. The teacher-counsellor regards such information as confidential and does not voluntarily divulge such information without the student’s prior consent.

Some helpful links:

Parenting Teens:

Mental Health:

Substance Use:

Eating Disorders:

Autism Support:

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Support:

Self –Injuring:


Sexual Orientation and Gender:

Crisis Intervention

Sexual Abuse Intervention

Victim Services