The Wellness Center Team includes the Wellness Center Staff, Westmont administrative staff, school counselors, CASSY and Uplift Therapists, parent leads from the Westmont PTSA, and mental health and wellness related school clubs.
Felicia Del Real
Wellness Center Specialist
Ms. Del Real started her journey at Westmont High School in 2015 as a school based therapist through CASSY (Counseling and support services for youth). Currently, she is the Wellness center specialist here at Westmont and began this role in October 2022. She attended San Jose State for her undergraduate studies and holds a BA in Psychology, and a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from John F. Kennedy University. Ms. Del Real is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and has worked in the mental health field since 2011, initially starting her mental health career as an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT) in the school based and outpatient setting. She has found her passion working with youth and is excited to continue providing mental health support here on campus.
Wellness Center Staff
Mr. Mock is helping to open the Wellness Center this year and hopefully set it up for success in the future. Mental health and wellness is a huge passion of Mr. Mock’s, which he credits to his wife who works for a mental health non-profit, where she is running a campaign to address stigma amongst youth, and his brother who is a Child Psychiatrist and Pediatrician. Mr. Mock is Mental Health First Aid trained and helped to secure training for other staff members as well. Overall Mr. Mock wants to see mental health and illness lose its stigma and be addressed in every classroom. He hopes the Wellness Center will be a step towards getting students the mental health, and social emotional resources they need and deserve. Afterall a student’s mental health has a huge impact not only on their emotional wellbeing but their academic success.
Mrs. Halas has been part of the Campbell Union High School District staff since 2007 as a Counselor and is currently an Assistant Principal at Westmont. Her passion for student wellness began early in her career as she worked as a Middle School Counselor and additionally in the AVID High School program supporting student success. Mrs. Halas attended Loyola Marymount University and holds a BA Degree in Sociology with a minor in Psychology, a Masters in School Counseling, and a Pupil Personnel Services Credential and Administrative Services Credential. She is passionate about the mental health and well-being of all students and is excited to provide a safe space for students to receive support on campus. Mrs. Halas enjoys being active with her three sons and attending all their sporting events. Her favorite place to visit and enjoy the outdoors is Lake Tahoe.
Bilingual Aide and Wellness Center Clerk II
Ms. Ramans is a Westmont Graduate. She joined the Westmont team as a Bilingual Aide back in August 2022, and then took on the role of the Wellness Center Clerk II in March of 2023. She is proud and excited to be part of a team whose main focus is to provide students with a safe space for their mental health and well-being.
Westmont High School PTSA Board Member and Chair, Mental Health & Wellness Committee of the PTSA
Allie is a parent at Westmont who collaborated with Principal Miller, Assistant Principal Halas, AP Teacher Mr. Mock and CASSY Counselor Felicia del Real to create the Wellness Center. She continues to support the development of education and programming at the Wellness Center, as well as outreach to parents and students.
One on one counseling is provided to our students through a district partnership with CASSY
(Counseling and Support Services for Youth). CASSY is a nonprofit agency that partners with schools to provide professional mental health services to students in their academic setting. Our therapists are compassionate, competent and conveniently located right on campus. All services are free to our students and their parents. To make an appointment with a therapist, students need to see their school counselor
first. For more information on CASSY go to: https://cassybayarea.org/
One on one counseling is also provided to our students through a district partnership with Pacific Clinics (formerly Uplift Family Services)
Pacific Clinics is one of the largest behavioral health treatment providers in California. One of the programs provided by Pacific Clinics is early intervention and therapy to students and families who are suffering from a mental health issue. These services utilize evidence-based practices and include parent workshops, youth groups, and individual and family therapy. Our Uplift therapist works in collaboration with our teachers and parents to support our students emotional and academic success. To make an appointment with a therapist, students need to see their school counselor
first. For more information about Pacific Clinics or Uplift visit https://upliftfs.org/our-services/