As part of the University of Santo Tomas community, the Guidance and Counseling Department (GCD) provides a developmental and comprehensive array of empirically based guidance programs and services. These are defined by outcomes of student academic, career, personal, and social development chunked into several competencies manifested in terms of measurable evidences of knowledge, skills, and attitudes. The various guidance activities, ranging from counseling sessions, psychological testing, academic initiatives, specialized training programs and consultation are all geared towards propelling all Thomasian students to use their potentials to the fullest and to successfully reach their goals. The GCD is manned by a team of highly competent, compassionate, and committed counselors whose skills were honed through extensive trainings and experience in working with students. They are passionate in meeting the specific needs of individual students from diverse backgrounds. The counselors serve as key partners of school administrators, faculty, and parents in achieving student academic success. The GCD have proven to meet standards of excellence through conforming with national and international norms set by accrediting bodies and ISO 9001-2008. It remains steadfast in its commitment to serve the Thomasian Community through its programs and services to facilitate holistic development of students. As you explore the web site, please remember that written information is not a substitute for a face-to-face contact with a professional counselor
The Guidance and Counseling Department's mission is to deliver comprehensive and evidence-based school counseling programs, in collaboration with educators, administrators and other stakeholders, to ensure students' academic, personal, social and career success.
The Guidance and Counseling Department envisions itself as a premiere center of specialized counseling and career programs and services provided by professional, committed and compassionate counselors.
Ms. Janice P. Triguero-Ocray
Ms. Danielle Marie I. Cruz
The Guidance and Counseling Department promotes and follows four objectives
-To promote holistic development of every Thomasian Student;
-To offer innovative guidance and counseling programs that best suits the needs of the Thomasian Students;
-To make timely and relevant analysis of student-related data and make them readily available to faculty members and administrators for evaluation purposes; and
-To develop highly competent, committed and compassionate staff for the proficient delivery of guidance and counseling services.