Children of St. Martha's Counselling & Family Supports page

Counselling & Family Supports

Dear Children of St. Martha Families,

Maya Ichikawa is your Family School Liaison Counsellor (FSLC). The FSLC Program creates a valuable link between home, school and other agencies as required. The program provides services directly to the child and family at their home, the school or a mutually agreed upon community site. These services are free and available to any family with students attending the Holy Spirit Catholic School Division.

Program Services and the FSLC Role


  • Individual student counselling and family support
  • Small group counselling (social and coping skills, worry/anxiety, loss, etc.)  

*Individual or group counselling is requested by parent/guardian, school staff, community partner, or student. Parent/guardian consent is required.

Prevention/Educational Programming

  • Classroom presentations related to mental health as requested by teachers
  • Support of school-wide prevention programs
  • Assistance with parenting strategies, and school personnel support as needed

Community Liaison

  • Referrals to community partners, and assistance in coordinating services
  • Participation in special community projects

Crisis Intervention

  • Participate on the school-based Threat Assessment Team, and Post-Crisis Response Team

Maya is onsite at The Children of St. Martha Elementary on Wednesdays and Fridays, but please do not hesitate to contact her with any questions and concerns via phone or email at your convenience.



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