“I have found that what makes a good counselor is the ability to deal with the everyday challenges in a practical way, and this is exactly what this book is all about.”

– Jamie McHale,
Elementary School Counselor

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“Dr. Hoffmann was an amazing mentor for my first high school counseling job. In this book, she has compiled practical, creative ideas and recommendations that make the challenging job of a high school counselor easier to manage.”

– Paul Milonas,
High School Counseling Co-Chair

About the Author

Joan HoffmannJoan Hoffmann received her master’s in counseling from the University of Missouri – St. Louis and her doctorate in educational administration from St. Louis University. Although Dr. Hoffmann’s education had prepared her to move into administration, her love of counseling kept her in the field, including teaching at the college level in order to have direct impact on future counselors. She has been an elementary school teacher, a middle school and high school counselor, a college professor, and a supervisor of interns during their field experience in the graduate counseling program at Lindenwood University.