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École Glenrosa Middle School
"Reach For Excellence"

​​​​​Request an Appointment!

You can request an appointment by contacting a counsellor at the numbers below.

GMS Counsellors:  

Angie Dirksen 

Phone: 250-870-5176 ext. 4516


Sara Corothers

Phone: 250-870-5176 ext. 8439


Office Hours: 9:00-3:30

We make every effort to return emails, or phone calls as quickly as possible. It may take time to respond, however, as we are often with students.

*If your request is sent after business hours, it may not be processed until the next business day.

*In case of an emergency mental health situation, please contact your doctor, or dial 911.  

Non-emergency resources are available.  Click on the "Wellness for Families" link below.



  • Helpline for Youth: 310-1234  (no area code required)
  • Kelowna Crisis Line: 1-888-353-CARE  (2273)
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
  • - web chat
  • Crisis Text Line: (text HOME to 686868)
  • Mental Health Support: 310-6789  (no area code required)
  • Suicide: 1-800-SUICIDE  (784-2433)
  • Youth in BC: 1-866-661-3311
  • for live chat
  • Child Welfare Worker 24hrs: 1-800-663-9122 (in need of shelter/food)


Wellness for Families

Book an Appointment with the Foundry

Other Resources:

Parenting Tools​

Attendance Concerns

​​​School Refusal: Children and Teens (Signs, Causes, Strategies)

Helping Your C​hild With Attendance (Video Series for Parents from Kelty ​Mental Health)


Awareness and To​​ols for ADHD ​


Anxiety Canada Resources​


Gaming Addictions or Problems: Free Parent Course​

Mindfulness Tools

Awareness of Thoughts Meditation.pdf Heart-focused breathing.pdf  CalmBreathing.pdf 

Self-Reflection Tools

self esteem and core belief challenge.pdfself-esteem-sentence-completion.pdf

strengths-questions.pdf strengths-exploration.pdf

Challenging Unhelpful Thinking Tools

cognitive-distortions.pdf  challenging-negative-thoughts.pdf