Meet the Staff

 DHS Counseling Staff

Brandy Jacobs (last names starting with A - E)
734-424-4240 ext. 7055

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Brandy Jacobs, MA, earned her BS degree in Mathematics, Language Arts, and Elementary Education from Siena Heights College and her MA degree in School Counseling from Siena Heights University. Previously, Mrs. Jacobs was a counselor at Onsted High School. She also taught middle school mathematics for 17 years at Onsted Middle School and Amy Firth Alternative Middle School. Mrs. Jacobs sponsored many activities during her teaching  career, including Quiz bowl, Math Counts, STAR tutoring program, and Lunch Bunch group counseling. Mrs. Jacobs has also coached volleyball since 2000.  Mrs. Jacobs is a member of the Michigan School Counselor Association.


Erica Morell (last names starting with F-Kn and international students)
734-424-4240 ext. 7060

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Erica Morell, MA, earned her BA in Psychology at the University of Michigan in 2000. She worked as a Supports Coordinator for Washtenaw County Mental Health before going back to school for her MA degree in 2007. Mrs. Morell obtained her MA in Counseling from Spring Arbor University in 2011. Previously she was a counselor and Co-Department Chair at John Glenn High School in Westland Michigan for five years. Before that, Mrs. Morell ran the credit recovery lab at Northville High School.

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Kristie Doyle (last names starting with Ko-Ri)

734-424-4240 ext. 7051

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Kristie Doyle, MA, LLPC, NCC began her professional school counseling career at DHS in the fall of 2006. She earned her BS degree in Biology from Eastern Michigan University in 2000 and her MA degree in Counseling from Eastern in 2006. Previously, Mrs. Doyle taught middle school science for six years at North Middle School (Van Buren Public Schools). She sponsored many activities during her teaching career, including Science Olympiad, Student Council, and intramural volleyball. Mrs. Doyle also coordinates all DHS scholarship activities and co-facilitates the Going On grief group and SOS, Survivors of Suicide group.

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Karen Wagner (last names starting with Ro - Z)

734-424-4240 ext. 7053

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Karen Wagner earned her master's degree in education with a specialization in school counseling from Northwestern State University of Louisiana. Her undergrad was done at Siena Heights University where she played both volleyball and basketball. Previously, Mrs. Wagner was a counselor at Ida High School where she was department chair and assisted in curriculum council, quiz bowl, and lunch group counseling. She has had twelve years of counseling experience and taught in the classroom for three years as well. Mrs. Wagner has coached for a total of twenty-two years at various levels and sports.

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Contact Us

  • DHS Counseling Office
    2200 N. Parker Rd.
    Dexter, MI 48130
  • School Hours
    M-F 8:00am - 2:51pm
    Half Days
    8:00am - 11:25am
    Office Hours
    M-F 7:30am - 4:30pm
  • (734) 424-4240 option 2
    (734) 424-4252 fax

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  • Dexter Community Schools  734-424-4100
  • Bates School, 2704 Baker Rd.
    Dexter, MI 48130 
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