DBHS Wellness Center Mission Statement

The Diamond Bar High School Wellness Staff is committed to providing wellness education and resources, in addition to trained peer counselors who can assist students in a supportive environment in order to empower them to develop healthy strategies for personal management, improve school climate and promote academic success.

Interested in being a community partner? Contact Us:
dbhswellnesscenter@gmail.com

                                DBHS Wellness Consultants

 

Samantha Alba 

Grade level: 12th

Years as Wellness Consultant: 1

Favorite Wellness Quote: “The body achieves that which the mind believes.“ — Mental Health America

Cassidy Apolo
Grade level: 11th
Years as Wellness Consultant: 1
Favorite Wellness Quote: “I am learning everyday to allow the space between where I am and where I want to be to inspire me and not terrify me.” — unknown

AJ Cembrano
Grade level: 11th
Years as Wellness Consultant: 1

Favorite Wellness Quote: “As I get older, I think about the quality of my life and a balanced way to enjoy that. That’s true wellness- being well from the inside out.” — Anna Kaiser

Anna Chen
Grade level: 11th
Years as Wellness Consultant: 1
Favorite Wellness Quote: “When you change the way you see things, the things you see change.”

— unknown

Juhi Doshi
Grade level: 12th
Years as Wellness Consultant: 2
Favorite Wellness Quote: “To be healthy as a whole, mental wellness plays a role!” — unknown

Sameha Elamoudi
Grade level: 12th
Years as Wellness Consultant: 1
Favorite Wellness Quote: “Your body will be around a lot longer than that expensive handbag. Invest in yourself.” — Sagewood Wellness

Nardeen Fayek

Grade level: 11th

Years as Wellness Consultant: 1

Favorite Wellness Quote: “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.” — Steve Jobs

Jayden Hernandez

Grade level: 12th

Years as Wellness Consultant: 1

Favorite Wellness Quote: “We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated.” 

— Maya Angelou

Lauren Hong

Grade level: 12th

Years as Wellness Consultant: 1

Favorite Wellness Quote: “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present.” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda

Matthew Lioe

Grade level: 12th

Years as Wellness Consultant: 2

Favorite Wellness Quote: “Here comes the sun do-be-do-bee.” — The Beatles

Suna Rafiave 

Grade level: 12th

Years as Wellness Consultant: 1

Favorite Wellness Quote: “The past is a place of reference not a place of residence.” — unknown

Paul Salazar

Grade level: 12th

Years as Wellness Consultant: 2

Favorite Wellness Quote: “It does not matter how slow you go as long as you don’t stop! ” 

— unknown

Nicholas Singh 

Grade level: 11th

Years as Wellness Consultant: 1

Favorite Wellness Quote: “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein

Jacquelyn Tsui

Grade level: 11th

Years as Wellness Consultant: 1

Favorite Wellness Quote: “It’s never too early or too late to work towards being the healthiest you!” — Diane St. Louis

Samantha Velaso

Grade level: 12th

Years as Wellness Consultant: 2

Favorite Wellness Quote: “Forget the mistake, remember the lesson.” — unknown

Niamh Veloso

Grade level: 12th

Years as Wellness Consultant: 1

Favorite Wellness Quote: “Doing what you love is freedom. Loving what you do is happiness.” 

— Lana Del Ray

    DBHS Wellness Team         

 

Educational Psychologist: Ms. Stacey Woodward
Years of Experience: 30+
Future Goals: To successfully address common student concerns
including stress, anxiety, and depression through services such as
progressive relaxation and meditation, and the use of cognitive
behavioral counseling to uncover thought and habit patterns that
can be changed to promote health and happiness.
Personal Message: I would like to invite everyone to check out the
Wellness Center and take advantage of the wonderful support available!

Wellness Center Peer Counseling Advisor:  Mr. Daniel Roubian
Years of Experience: 24+ 
Favorite Quote: “Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity?"  -Cesar Chavez
Personal Message: It takes courage to walk through the doors of the Wellness Center, but it is well worth it. I applaud those students who have already been helped and encourage those who have yet to take that first step.

 

 

 

 

Wellness Center Supervisor:  Mrs. Julie Galindo
Years of Experience: 20+ 
 

Wellness Center Coordinator:  Mrs. Sandy Davis
Years of Experience: 30+ 
Favorite Quote: “It is better to build children, than to repair adults." -Unknown

Personal Message: At the Wellness Center we invite you to drop by to gain insight on how you can proactively grow to be the best version of yourself. We are here to support you on your path to balanced health and well-being!!

Special Wellness Team Member: Logan, the Therapy Dog

Years Old: 6 

Years of Experience: 5+ 

Personal Message: "I love carrots and apples. Come to the Wellness Center and feed me!"     -Lick!

Special Wellness Team Member: Kensi Marie, the Therapy Dog

Years Old: 2 

Years of Experience: 1+ 

Personal Message: "I have one blue eye and brown eye, and I see the best in everybody!"