Warm Springs K-8 Counseling
To contact our counselors please see their contact information below. During the school closure, counselors can still be contacted via phone. Dial the school phone number (541- 553-1128) and enter the extension after the welcome message. Extensions listed below counselor pictures.
About Mrs. Keifer
Hi, my name is Anna Keifer; I am the school counselor at the Warm Springs K-8 Academy that serves the seventh and eighth grade students. I have over twenty years of experience in the K-12 education system. I have had the pleasure of working with students of all ages. I strive on a daily basis to support all of the middle school students, parents and staff with any academic or social concerns that arise. My primary responsibilities at Warm Springs is providing crisis counseling to individual students, attending student focused meetings and facilitating the creation of the middle school master schedule. I work with students each quarter to develop a class schedule that best meets their needs. I enjoy assisting students with their planning and setting a course for their future opportunities for success. I look forward to getting to know and working with all the parents and families at the Warm Springs K-8 academy.
About Ms. Brinna
Hello, my name is Brinna Keillor. I am the counselor for Kinder through 3rd grade at Warm Springs K-8 Academy. I have worked in schools in a variety of roles for over 5 years, two of which were spent teaching English in Japan. My passion for learning and mental health support is what lead me to a career in School Counseling.
My role at Warm Springs K-8 is to help support the whole student. I do this by providing biweekly counseling lessons, leading small group counseling, problem solving, short term counseling, crisis counseling, and advocating for students in all settings. My goal is to collaborate with students, families, and staff to create a sense of belonging at our school.
When I am not at school, I enjoy yoga and fostering kittens.
I look forward to working with you!
About Mr. Brick
Hello! My name is Michael Brick and I am a school counselor at WSK8. I am also the counselor for our CASA program in Jefferson County 509J.
I graduated from Oregon State University with my Masters in School Counseling and through that experience I have worked with students from grades K-12. The focus of my experience and schooling has been on supporting our students' social-emotional needs by using proven practices.
I provide crisis counseling, individual and group counseling, social-skills education, collaborative problem-solving sessions, counseling lessons, and both academic and social-emotional support. My passion for supporting our students stems from my belief in public education and facilitating a safe environment for all our students to learn and grow.
About Mrs. McElroy
Hello! My name is Kristina McElroy. I have been a Mental Health Clinician helping students in our school district since 2014. This is my first year here at Warm Springs K-8 Academy and I am really excited to be a part of this school family. I have a Masters in Education and taught for three years before adventuring into the world of Mental Health. I am currently finishing up my last year in obtaining my Masters in Social Work. My role this year is to provide individual, group, and family counseling services. I am also available to help connect families with resources, help with crisis services, and advocacy.
When I am not working in the schools, I am spending quality time with my family. I also enjoy camping, gardening, drawing, and exploring Oregon.