Guidance and Counseling Center


        The Colegio embodies the Dominican philosophy of education with utmost consideration in the three pillars of an educational system which include curriculum and instruction, community service, and research. For a number of years, the institution is committed to be responsive and sensitive to the needs of time by having competitive, dynamic, values-laden, and Christ-centered graduates who ought to be the best persons they can be by being successful in their chosen fields of endeavors.

        The Guidance and Counseling Center is an integral component of the academic community, which is committed to bring forth professional, ethical, and evidence-based guidance and counseling services. The department also recognizes and appreciates the developmental tasks of an individual, which can be achieved through the utilization of various guidance services. 

Guidance Principles
Guidance and Counseling Center Activities
  • The Guidance and Counseling Center is guided by the following principles:

    1. An individual is a unique social being.
    2. The development of an individual is sequential, predictive, and a life-long process.
    3. The pedagogy of education is a learning continuum in knowing oneself, doing well for others and making a difference.
    4. Guidance and education are highly interrelated constructs.
  • 1. Individual and Group Counseling

    This service gathers information and establishes counseling relationship with new students and parents. It also assists students in coming up with options in their career, school and personal/social related issues, concerns and difficulties. To some extent, it also facilitates and manages complex cases.

    2. Psychological Assessment

    This service assesses emotional, psychological, and intellectual capabilities of students (Regular testing). It also provides testing services to students based on requests and referrals (Special testing).

    3. Individual Inventory

    This service maintains students’ individual records for reference in planning and designing activities for the students. The records of students serve as the basis of different services such as information and research services.

    4. Information Service

    This service acquaints students with the departmental services policies and procedures. It also explores and promotes the educational, occupational and personal/social wellness of the students and equips them with the necessary skills and training for their holistic development.

    5. Research and Evaluation

    This service provides studies based from student performances. The guidance research outputs support the Colegio’s research center in pursuing its goal towards development.

    6. Career and Placement

    The service assists students in exploring various career opportunities and helps them find the right job after graduation. It also establishes linkages with reputable companies that serve as partners in job matching placement.

    • Conduct of Orientation of the Guidance Services to all students
    • Conduct of Counseling Needs Assessment to all new students
    • Creative Parenting Seminar
    • Creative Parenting Seminar
    • Mock interview to all graduating students
    • Arriba Job Fair
    • Routine Interview and Exit Interview
    • SLE’s (Collegiate)
      • Adjustment to College Life
      • Study Habits, Financial and Time Management Seminar
      • Power Image Seminar
      • Job Search Readiness Seminar
    • SLE’s (Collegiate)
      • The Value of Play Series
      • Study Skills Seminar
      • Values Clarification Workshop Series
      • Gender Sensitivity Seminar
      • Personality Development Workshop Series
      • Leadership Training Seminar
      • Career Symposium
      • Power Image Seminar

Contact Information 
Guidance and Counseling Center
Office Hours: 8am - 5pm Monday thru Fridays
Tel. no. : (047) 237 - 9370 (local 106)

The Guidance and Counseling Staff

Efraem Janairo, M.Ed., RGC
Jessica Marie D. Dizon, RPm
Guidance Associate, College Department
Ms. Carmelle D. Gapud, RPm
Guidance Associate, High School Department