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Counseling Faculty and Staff




Dr. Jennifer Coto
Dean, Counseling & Student Support Services

Santiago Canyon College
8045 E. Chapman Ave. 
Orange, CA 92869

Room: D-106
Phone : (714) 628-4800


The SCC Counseling Department has highly trained and experienced faculty to assist you.​

Counseling Faculty

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Leonor Aguilera
Counselor/Articulation Officer

A.A., East LA College
B.A., UC Berkeley
M.S., National University
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Nena Baldizon-Rios
EOPS/CARE/CalWORKs Program Director
B.S., California State University, Fullerton
M.A., Chapman University
Ed.D., Argosy University

"Do not stop until your dreams become a reality."

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Rudy Carrion

General Counselor
B.A., University of California, Irvine
M.S, National University
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Maria Chaidez 

General/International Counselor

A.A., Fullerton College
B.A., California State University, Fullerton
M.S., University of La Verne
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Phil Crabill
General/STEM Counselor

A.A., Santiago Canyon College
B.A. & M.S., California State University, Fullerton
Ed.D., Argosy University






Dora Escobar
General/Basic Skills Counselor
Assessment Coordination
A.A., Orange Coast College
B.A. & M.S., California State University, Fullerton
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #51010








Juana Galvan

EOPS Counselor

AA., Santa Ana College
B.S., California State University, Fullerton
M.A., Argosy University
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Song Graham
Department Co-Chair; General/Veterans Counselor 
Online Counseling Coordination 

B.S., UC Irvine
M.S., California State University, Long Beach
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Lacy Hedenberg
Department Co-Chair; General/Honors Counselor
B.S. & M.S., California State University, Fullerton
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Nick Ho  

General/Basic Skills Counselor 

"Dream as you will live forever
Live as if you will die today" 

by James Dean​



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Vivien Vu
DSPS Counselor

B.S., California State University, Fullerton
M.S., California State University, Long Beach
Adult Learning Disabilities Certificate, CSU Sacramento
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Our Adjunct Counseling Faculty





Alfonso Bustamante

Instructor/Counselor

 




Amanda Campbell
Counselor - Career Education/General

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Paige Crossland

Counselor - Athletics/General 

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Susie Duarte

Counselor - EOPS/CARE/CalWORKs

 
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Ilinca Filimon

Counselor/Instructor


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Karen Hersom

Counselor
​/Instructor

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Macey Lachman
General/Career Counselor



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Marcela Mendoza
General/TRiO Counselor
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Pamela Skiles

Counselor​ - "Guardian Scholars"/General 

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James Truong
Counselor​ - STEM/General 








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Robert Waldren

Counselor/Instructor​

Robert Waldren
 
 


Our Incredible Front Office Team Members


Cecilia Diaz
Student Program Specialist

Zina Edwards
Student Program Specialist


 




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