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School Counselor

Mrs. Hana is currently earning her Doctorate Degree in Educational Psychology. She also has a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from ASU.  Mrs. Hana also has a  Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and has a NJ Teacher Certification as well as a AZ Teacher Certification.  She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified School Counselor K-12. She has almost ten years of experience in her field. With the combination of her education, working experience, personal abilities, skills and expertise, she will be able to help each and every student reach their full potential, Insha'Allah.

Mrs. Hana is proficient in all of the following:  cognitive behavioral therapy to treat anxiety and depression, mindfulness training, motivational interviewing, trauma therapy, assertiveness training, anger management,  career counseling, academic counseling, bully prevention and management, empathy training, substance abuse counseling and prevention, child/teen counseling, and parenting. On a personal note, Mrs. Hana is a  proud mother of two students that attend ACA. She is a very kind and compassionate person and willing to listen to and help anyone in every way she can. Her office and heart are open to everyone

What does a School Counselor Do?

  • Individual student academic program planning
  • Interpreting psychological and academic test results

  • Providing counseling to students who are constantly tardy or absent

  •  Providing counseling to students who have disciplinary problems

  • Providing counseling to students as to appropriate school dress

  • Collaborating with teachers to present school counseling core curriculum lessons

  • Analyzing grade-point averages in relationship to achievement

  • Providing teachers with suggestions for effective classroom management

  • Helping the school principal identify and resolve student issues, needs and problems

  • Providing individual and small-group counseling services to students

  • Advocating for students at individual education plan meetings, student study teams and school attendance review boards

  • Classroom Observations per Teachers request and developing Positive Behavioral Support Plans as needed.

Make an Appointment


To make an appointment with Ms. Hana or if you have any questions in regards to the Counseling Program, reach her in the following ways:

Call: 602-454-1222 x 200


Office Visit: MYCA building upstairs D206


We look forward to hearing from you!

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