Meet the Upper School Counselor
Mrs. Carey Goldstein is our Upper School Counselor who has been at Collegiate since 2003. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Communication with a minor in Sociology from American University in Washington DC and a Master’s Degree in Education with a focus on Counseling from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. She is a Nationally Certified Counselor for grades K-12. Before she was at Collegiate she was an Admission Counselor at Spalding University. Mrs. Goldstein has also coached Middle School field hockey and softball at Collegiate. She is a Louisville native and was a member of the Collegiate class of 1990, she now has two children that attend Collegiate, Elise and Sally.
Mrs. Goldstein is an advocate for Collegiate students. She works closely with students and families to address adolescent issues academic success strategies, stress management, addictions, anxiety, depression, personal and family problems. Through teaching life skills to grades 9th-12th Mrs. Goldstein gets to know the students as individuals and is better able to help them have a positive Upper School experience. The topics covered in these classes cover the range of issues Upper School students face, from friendship and social issues to learning difference to leadership. These classes support our mission of academic excellence, character development and confident leadership.
Parents or guardians are encouraged to contact Mrs. Goldstein regarding any information that could indicate the need for additional social/emotional or educational support for their student. Short term 1:1 counseling is provided as needed, and Mrs. Goldstein will find the right outside resource when more in-depth support is indicated. Conversations with parents and students remain confidential, except in cases where abuse or suicide are suspected or with parent/guardian permission to share with the appropriate resource.
Mrs. Goldstein is also involved Sophomore interim experience and the Collegiate SADD Chapter as well as offers parent education throughout the year.
If you have any questions about the Upper School Counseling program, or would like to schedule an appointment, please call 502.479.0364 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.