Guidance Services

Counselors Corner

Senior Letter

Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and by appointment

The Guidance Office is a service department which

  • Provides assistance to the entire McGill-Toolen Catholic High School community–students, teachers, parents, administrators and feeder schools.
  • Acts as liaison between school and various organizations, agencies and groups.
  • Works with students in areas of academics, personal-social concerns and educational/vocational planning.
  • Sees students individually and in small groups both at the student’s initiation and at the counselor’s initiation.
  • Hosts representatives from colleges, universities, trade schools, armed services and business schools who are available for consultation by students.
  • Offers students the opportunity to form a confidential bond with a counselor professionally trained to help high school aged youth navigate adolescence.
  • Assists school in building community within a given class and within the school.
  • Assists students in maximizing potential for their present and future growth.

Counseling Team - website

Bro. Lee Barker, S.C. - Counselor
B.S. - Spring Hill College
Masters - Loyola, New Orleans, La.
Years in Catholic Education - 55
Email: barkerl@mcgill-toolen.org

Ken Bleicher - Junior Counselor
B.S. - University of South Alabama (Psychology)
Masters - University of South Alabama (Community Counseling)
Years in Catholic Education - 7
Email: bleichk@mcgill-toolen.org

Robin Brown - Sophomore Counselor
B.S. - University of South Alabama, Elementary Education
Masters - University of South Alabama, School Counseling
Years in Catholic Education - 21
Email: brownr@mcgill-toolen.org

Ellen Falzini - Senior Counselor
B.S.- University of South Alabama (Special Education)
Masters - University of South Alabama (Special Education/Learning Disabled)
Masters - University of South Alabama (School Counseling)
Years in Catholic Education - 33
Email: falzine@mcgill-toolen.org

Cathy Seward - Freshman Counselor
B.S. University of South Alabama
Director of Admissions
Director of Summer School
Moderator of Friends of Exceptional Children/ Ambassadors

Years in Catholic Education - 17
Email: sewardc@mcill-toolen.org