Counselors

 

IMG_3889Brenda Forsse, Dean of Students

brenda.forsse@rcc.edu

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, California Polytechnic University, Pomona

Master of Arts in 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@rccd.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

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

Andrea.Puente@rcc.edu

Bachelor of Arts 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

 

IMG_6163Mozhan Irani, Counselor

Mozhan.Irani@rcc.edu

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, UC Los Angles

Master of Science in Educational Counseling,  National University

 

 

The quality of your life is determined by the quality of  your thoughts. -Robin Sharma