Counseling Staff

School Counselors

Emily Buehrle Boarman VM05
eboarman@stvm.com
Monday-Friday
7:30-4:00
Room 230
Ext. 136

Mrs. Emily Buehrle Boarman is a full-time counselor and is assigned to the classes of 2023 and 2021. She will assist students with personal, social, academic, and career counseling. She will work with students through individual, small group, and classroom counseling lessons. Mrs. Boarman is the coordinator of the Career Connections Fair. 

Mrs. Boarman attended Canisius College for her undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in Child, Family, and Community Studies. She then attended The University of Akron for her graduate degree in School Counseling.


Christa Hovey
chovey@stvm.com
Monday-Friday
7:30-4:00
Room 236B
Ext. 139

Ms. Christa Hovey is a full-time counselor and is assigned to the classes of 2020 and 2022. She will assist students with personal, social, academic, and career counseling. She will work with students through individual, small group, and classroom counseling lessons. Mrs. Hovey is the Co-Coordinator for the Career Connections Fair, and is the Coordinator for the PSAT and ACT Testing. 

Ms. Hovey attended Ohio University for her undergraduate degree in Psychology. She then attended Kent State University for her graduate degree in School Counseling.


Arica Zimmer
azimmer@stvm.com
Monday-Wednesday - 7:45-3:15
Thursday - 7:45-2:15
Room 236A
Ext. 131

Miss Arica Zimmer is a part-time school/college counselor. She will lend extra support to students that need assistance with personal, social, academic, and career counseling. Miss Zimmer is the co-coordinator of the PSAT and ACT exams, as well as the coordinator for the College Fair.

Miss Zimmer graduated from John F. Kennedy Catholic High School in Warren, OH. She attended Walsh University for her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Sociology. She then continued her education at Walsh, where she earned her graduate degree in School Counseling while also working in Walsh University’s Office of Student Affairs.


College Counselors

Our college guidance counselors are Lauren Taylor and Malia Miller. Our college counselors meet with our Junior students in the classroom and in their office to prepare them for the college search and application process. They work with our Senior students individually, in small groups and the classroom to make sure they are on track with their college applications. They also conduct a Junior Parent night and Financial Aid night every year for students and their families. 

Malia Miller
mmiller@stvm.com
Wednesday-Friday
7:30-3:00
Room 238
Ext. 108

Mrs. Malia Miller earned a Bachelor of Science degree in English Education from Bowling Green State University and a Master of Arts in Counseling and Human Development from Walsh University.  She also earned National Board Certification through NBPTS. She is an adjunct faculty member at Stark State College and Malone University in addition to her work at STVM.  She has 30 years experience as a professional school counselor.


Lauren Taylor
ltaylor@stvm.com
Monday-Wednesday
8:00-2:30
Room 238
Ext. 108

Mrs. Lauren Taylor is a 1976 graduate of Holy Name High School in Cleveland, Ohio. After high school, Mrs. Taylor attended Kent State University, where she received her BS in ELED/LD/BD in 1980 and her MA in Education/School Counseling in 1991. She was employed from 1980-2012 by Akron Public Schools, the last 10 as a counselor at Garfield High School. Mrs. Taylor has three sons, two who are married and one who is currently attending The University of Toledo.


Speech Therapist

Cheryl Calhoun
lkane@stvm.com
Wednesday
8:00-2:30
Room 232
Ext. 138

After earning her Bachelor's degree, Mrs. Calhoun worked in International Business for many years. She changed careers and received her Master's in Speech-Language Pathology (Speech Therapy) in 2001. She has since worked with adults and children in a variety of settings ranging from long term care, outpatient clinics and home health care, to public and private schools. She lives in Akron and is a member of St. Vincent de Paul Church and her son attends St. Vincent de Paul Elementary School.


School-Based Therapist

Wendy Hogan
whogan@stvm.com
Monday & Tuesday
8:00-2:30
Room 232
Ext. 138

Mrs. Hogan is a part time school based therapist provided through Child Guidance & Family Solutions. St. Vincent-St. Mary students will have access to multiple services to help make school a better place to live and learn. In order for your child to participate, he/she will need to become a client of Child Guidance & Family Solutions. Available on site services include: intake assessment, individual counseling and support, case management services, and family counseling. Psychiatric services are also available at the office. 

Mrs. Hogan graduated with her bachelor’s degree from Youngstown State University with a dual major of psychology and sociology and a minor in social work. She graduated from The University of Akron with a degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervision Designation (LPCC-S). She has over 19 years’ experience working as a counselor a multiple settings including school based, pediatric and adolescent medical offices, and private practice.


Counseling Secretary

Donna Baker
dbaker@stvm.com
Tuesday-Thursday
7:30-4:00
Room 240
Ext. 134

Mrs. Donna Baker joined the STVM staff in 2013. She and her husband Jim live in Portage Lakes with their daughter Emily who is a VM13 graduate of St. Vincent-St. Mary. If you need assistance with counselors or tutors, please feel free to stop by Mrs. Baker's office or call (330) 996-0023 and she would be happy to assist you.