Meet the Counselors

Meet your Counseling Team for the 2022-2023 school year!

Mia Morales

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Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. in Psychology

M.A. in Counseling

PPS Credential in School Counseling and Field Support and Supervision

Hi, my name is Mia Morales and I am excited to be at PRIDE Academy for my 5th year. I grew up in North Park, San Diego and went to University of San Diego for undergraduate and graduate school. (Go Toreros!) In my spare time, I enjoy reading, trying new foods and spending time with my black lab, Koby. My goal is to empower all students with the necessary skills to be successful compassionate citizens in today's world. 

Genesis Lopez-Cedillo

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Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. Social Work

MSW Social Work 

LCSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker

PPS Credential in School Social Work

Hola  PRIDE students and families!  

My name is Ms. Genesis, I am your PRIDE Academy School Social Worker!  I have lived in San Diego my whole life. I grew up here in East County! I earned my Master of Social Work degree from Cal State San Marcos and currently Licensed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as a Clinical Social Worker. I enjoy hiking, listening to music, and road trips along the coast.  


As a school Social Worker, I promote academic success. I offer supportive services, resources, and school-based counseling. My office is a safe space for students to feel heard, respected, and supported. 

Haley Gordy

School Counseling Intern

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Hi, my name is Haley Gordy and I'm so excited for my 1st year working at PRIDE Academy. I'm originally from Denver, CO and went to University of Arizona for my undergraduate degree! I am currently working on my graduate MA Counseling degree at University of San Diego! In my free time, I like hanging out at the beach, learning to surf, and reading Harry Potter. I'm very excited to meet you all this year at PRIDE!