Blue Ridge High School Counseling Department

The mission of the Blue Ridge High School Counseling Department is to support all students through a comprehensive and developmental approach by addressing academic, personal/social, and career skills. We seek to enable students to become responsible and productive citizens, who can effectively manage future challenges, progress confidently, and make positive impacts in the local and global community.

Brooke Ingersoll-BRHS Counselor


Welcome to the Blue Ridge High School Counseling Department! I am so glad you decided to stop by!

I have been in education for the last 18 years. I hold a Master's degree in Education from the University of Oklahoma and a Bachelor's Degree in Business and Spanish from Stephen F. Austin State University. I worked in higher education for 11 1/2 years, and I taught high school Spanish for 5 years. My husband and I have two boys, 11, and 8, who also attend BRISD.

The best way to contact me is via email. Please let me know if you have any questions. I am always happy to help. My number one priority is helping students succeed, and I am looking forward to a great year!

Confidentiality is an ethical term that refers to a professional school counselor's promise to a student that they will respect a student's right to privacy by not disclosing the information revealed to the counselor to a third party, except when;

  1. The student explicitly authorizes or requests it,

  2. Any individual is in danger of harm, such as due to suicidal ideation, child abuse, or neglect, and/or;

  3. Disclosure is mandated by law, such as in the instance of a subpoena or court order.

For questions or concerns regarding school counseling ethics or limits to confidentiality, please contact

As always, in the event of a medical or mental health emergency, please do not email your school counselor. Instead, contact one of these sources immediately!