Phone: 281-860-3827


Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Laura Hernandez

Barrett Lee ECC Counseling Services

I am Laura Hernandez, and I am honored to be your child’s school counselor. I am passionate about my counseling work, and I am looking forward to building a partnership with you to help identify your child’s social emotional needs. I provide school based mental health services, academic, social, and emotional programs to the school community to ensure the success of all our students.

I grew up in Monterrey, Mexico. I graduated from Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo Léon and Universidad Regiomontana with bachelor’s degrees in biology and clinical psychology. I have a bilingual teacher, counseling, and principal certification. A master’s in education and counseling from University of St. Thomas and Lamar University. I had my own private practice as Psychotherapist in Monterrey, Mexico for several years and
moved to Houston in 1996. I have been teaching for more than 20 years in private and public schools. I have four children, three dogs and I love spending time with my family and friends, cooking, swimming, hiking, fishing, and camping. My theoretical orientation to school-based counseling is cognitive behavioral therapy and focus solution therapy. While school counselor practitioners cannot provide long term therapy in the school setting, CBT is a framework that analyzes individual’s behavior by looking at the thought processes of the person.

As a School Counselor I can help students with:
*Promoting positive attitudes among students towards self, family, peers and community.
* Assisting students in learning how school performance relates to future opportunities.
*Developing and delivering classroom guidance lessons that teach skills such as decision making, resolving conflict and respecting others.
* Working with students, parents and school staff to identify learning needs and to design interventions to enhance student success.
* Helping students to recognize and make the best of their abilities.
* Providing support during a personal crisis. 
* Working with students on attendance issues.
* Coordinating referrals to outside agencies.
* Developing student career awareness.
* Helping to create a safe and positive learning experience. 

* Making friends
* Liking myself
* Getting along with others
* Parents' divorce
* Being a "new kid"
* Studying
* Bullying
* Learning and responsibility
* Death and dying
* Sexual abuse
* Moving away
* Being honest
* Organization
* Drug and alcohol abuse
* College/Career Readiness

Students can fill out a self-referral form outside the counselor's office. Students may also meet with the counselor if their parents, teacher, or administrative staff refer them to see a counselor. I love being a school counselor and I feel thankful to have the opportunity to work with you and your children. If you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Phone: 281-860-3827 Ext. 1133
Counselor Referral Link:

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Social Emotional Learning
Our students receive social emotional learning lessons during the
school year following a character education program that teaches
students about Fairness, Empathy, Citizenship, Trustworthiness,
Respect, and Responsibility.

Behavior management at home.

Vídeos sobre Destrezas Psicosociales y otros recursos
para apoyo académico, de salud mental y psicosocial
Manejo del comportamiento de los niños cuando están en casa.


Local Community Resources

St. Andrew Roman Catholic Church
Iglesia Catolica San Andres

Food Pantry Hours (no appointment necessary):
Despensas/comida gratis
Tuesdays/martes: 5:00PM - 6:00PM

Financial Assistance Residency Requirement/Asistencia financiera para personas que viven en estos códigos postales: 77530, 77015, 77049, 77044, 77013, 77029

Office Location:
Our office is located on the property of St. Andrew Roman Catholic Church inside of the Family Life Center.

For More Information: 281-457-2245 or


Harris County Community Resources

Información del condado de Harris sobre lugares que proveen ayuda para obtener alimentos, cuidado médico, ayuda financiera para pagar servicios de renta y recibos de luz, agua o gas.
Click Here!

Family Services of Greater Houston
Family Houston connects individuals and families with resources to address basic needs, such as food and housing, as well as public benefits and employment assistance.
Servicios de salud mental, servicios de asesoría financiera, de comida y vivienda.
4625 Lillian St.

DePelchin Children Center
DePelchin Children’s Center supports and sustains children and the families who care for them. We provide comprehensive services focused on ensuring all children are part of safe, caring homes. We deploy evidence-based practices and strategies to prevent maltreatment, preserve healthy families, and bring healing to children who have experienced trauma by enhancing their physical health and mental well-being.

DePelchin Children’s Center cree que todo niño merece estar seguro y saludable. DePelchin una Organización acreditada, con experiencia en trauma, provee servicios de Hogares de Crianza (cuidado substituto) y Adopción. Nuestros programas brindan servicios a los niños y familias más vulnerables y laboramos diariamente para romper el ciclo de abuso y negligencia infantil. Integramos servicios de prevención, cuidado substituto, adopción y post-adopción para avanzar la salud mental y el bienestar físico de los niños en situaciones de riesgo o bajo la custodia de la agencia de protección infantil del estado.

6300 Chimney Rock

Domestic Abuse
Centro de Apoyo para Mujeres Victimas de Violencia Domestica
Houston Area Women’s Center
1010 Waugh
713-528-2121 for Information and Referral/Shelter

Legal Aid
Ayuda Legal
Houston Bar Association
1001 Fannin