Raenell has been a school counselor since 2012, earning her National Certified Counselor licensure in July 2013, and worked with a variety of students and families on the east coast and west coast, assisting with the college application process (financial aid, scholarships, college testing, etc.), social/emotional growth, and individual needs. Raenell earned a B.S. in Applied Developmental Psychology for Pre-Counseling with minors in Spanish and Sociology from Eastern Washington University and obtained an M.Ed. in School Counseling from Loyola University in Maryland, where she did advanced coursework towards a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) licensure. Raenell is a born and raised Californian that moved to the Pacific Northwest to do a year of service in AmeriCorps and begin college before moving east to work and do graduate school. When Raenell isn’t working, you can find her visiting friends and family, hiking, paddle boarding, and traveling around exploring the beloved Pacific Northwest where she lives.