Counseling Program and Services

The Hill School Counseling Center is committed to promoting the psychological health and well-being of The Hill community through counseling, consultation, prevention, and crisis intervention. Our goal is to help our students enhance their inherent sources of strength and resilience, overcome obstacles big and small, and move towards living lives that are rich in meaning and in tune with deeply held values. We encourage you to utilize this site to find answers to your questions about our services and to make use of the tools we offer that support healthy habits.

Learn More About Our Services:

Contact Counseling:

To set up an appointment with a counselor, please email:  
Counseling@thehill.org

Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m.
Phone: 610-705-1036  

For mental health emergencies, outside of these hours,  please go directly to the Wellness Center and speak with a nurse.

The Counseling Center is located on the West Side of the Wellness Center (Upper School).

Students Advocating for Mental Health


Students Advocating for Mental Health (SAMH) is a student-led committee of 15 students in the fourth through sixth form. SAMH runs under the guidelines of the Director of Counseling Lisa Roethling. The 2023-24 SAMH Committee is led by Co-Chairs Angela Jin '24 and Terry Shao '24. 

Learn more about SAMH

Resources for Parents and Students:

App Recommendations

Looking for apps to help with mindfulness and meditation? We recommend Headspace, Stop Breathe Think, or Insight Timer

Looking for apps to help with depression or emotional regulation? We recommend Cognitive Diary CBT Self-Help, MoodTools, Happify, or MyMoodTracker.

Meet the Counseling Team:

Click on each photo to read our counselors' biographies.

Lisa Roethling, LPC, LAT, ACS
Director of Counseling

Kelsey Engman, LPC
School Clinician

Doug Jones, CAAP, MA
Prevention Education Specialist

Mark Agnew P'11, M.S.
School Clinician

Dan Westerman, LCSW, CCTP, CAAP 
School Clinician

Donald Frazier
Administrative Assistant