Student Wellness

Welcome to Student Wellness!

My name is Kate Brubaker and I have been with MP&MS as our counselor for 5 years, and next year marks my  8th year as a parent in our community. I have a rising 4th grader, Jack, and rising kindergartener Zolene.

Fun facts - I was a student here from K-8th, as was my younger brother, who worked in the after care program and moonlighted as a Spanish sub. Additionally, my dad taught art in middle school way back when. It’s a real Brubaker family affair!

A bit about me - I have a degree in Communications from Emerson College in Boston, which I put to use in Los Angeles for many years, as well as a Master’s degree in Counseling & Psychology from Dominican University, right here in San Rafael. I became a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in 2016 and went on to work in high schools, a DBT clinic, owned my own practice, and briefly joined Practice San Francisco, where I worked with clients ages 13-45 but specialized in adolescents. 

As a clinician, I had the opportunity to work with a range of clients. This included children, adolescents, young adults, adults, couples, and some family therapy. After experiencing this kind of variety, I discovered that my strengths lie in working with children/tweens/teens. When I landed at MP&MS, I quickly realized it is the perfect fit for me. I get to work with a clientele that is authentic, passionate, and curious. Beyond that, I collaborate with an incredibly talented group of teachers and parents, supporting a whole child approach to on-campus counseling. Whether it’s working with kids one on one, in small groups, or whole class work, I get to interact with our students in a variety of ways, creating a dynamic and unique experience.

My goal is to build individual connections with our students and help create and nurture resilient, compassionate, well-rounded humans.

Thank you, 

Kate Brubaker '96, P '28, '33


Emergency Services

Crisis Text Line
You text anytime from anywhere and a live, trained crisis counselor receives the text and responds quickly.

Marin Suicide Prevention & Crisis Hotline
24 hours a day. Works with teens.

California Youth Crisis Line
24 hours a day. Caters to youth 12 to 24. 

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
24 hours a day. Works with teens.

Recent Resources

Upcoming Groups & Workshops with Bridge to Bridge Psychotherapy Group

Parent & Student Resources

Puberty & Development Resources

Tech Talk

Ukraine Conflict Resources

Kate Brubaker

Kate Brubaker

School Counselor
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A. Rose Wolf

School Nurse