Counselors

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Robin Acosta

robin.acosta@rcc.edu

 Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology, CSU Long Beach

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Chapman College 

 

 

You don’t inspire people by showing them how amazing you are. You inspire people by showing them how amazing they are.-Robyn Benincasa

 

IMG_3889Brenda Forsse, Dean of Students

Bachelor of Art in Psychology, California Polytechnic University, Pomona

MA Educational Counseling and Guidance,CSU San Bernardino

 

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.- Dr. Seuss

 

014-2.jpgElena Bautista, Lead Counselor

elena.bautista@rcc.edu

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology & Chicano Studies (minor in Spanish), UC Riverside

Master of Science in Counseling & Guidance/ Pupil Service Credential, CSU San Bernardino

Sometimes when we think our lives are going in one direction, life will throw us a curve ball. That moment is when we learn the most about ourselves. This is when character, drive and persistence are built. We find out what we are truly made of, and in the end, it all works out sometimes, even better than we expected. -unknown

 

001-2Issac Contreras, Counselor & Outreach Coordinator

issac.contreras@rcc.edu

Bachelor of Science in Human Services, CSU Fullerton

Master of Science in Education (PPS in Guidance & Counseling), California Baptist University

If you want things to change, change the things you do! -Anonymous

 

025.jpgMercedes Sapien, Counselor & Testing Coordinator

mercedes.winton@rcc.edu

Bachelor of Arts in Social Science, CSU Stanislaus

Master of Arts in Educational Counseling, University of Redlands

When we surrender when we do not fight with life when it calls upon us we are lifted and the strength to do what needs to be done finds us.― Oriah Mountain Dreamer, The Invitation

 

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Christopher Rosado, Counselor

christopher.rosado@rcc.edu

Bachelor of Science in Psychology, UC Riverside

Master of Science in Guidance & Counseling, CSU San Bernardino

 

One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth doing is what we do for others. -Lewis Carroll

 
17378DD0-C967-4280-9DC4-4690AEA0DCF0Andrea Puente, Counselor

Andrea.Puente@rcc.edu

Bachelor of Art in U.S. History and Native American History Studies, UC Riverside

Master of Education and PPS Credential, Azusa Pacific University

Always remember, your focus determines your reality. – George Lucas