Phone: 951-358-1620


Degrees and Certifications:

M. Ed, emphasis in School Counseling, CBU B.A. Social Work, CBU PPS Credential Single Subject Teaching Credential

Mrs. Tricia McDougall

Hello Lake Hills Hawks!

My name is Tricia McDougall, and I am excited to be your School Counselor here at Lake Hills!  Born and raised here in Riverside, I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Masters in Education with an emphasis in School Counseling, and PPS Credential from California Baptist University.  I have worked in the education field as a teacher and Education Specialist for 20 years before coming here to Lake Hills.  I look forward to working with all of our students, parents and staff here to help each and every one of our students fulfill the Alvord promise: All students will realize their unlimited potential.

This page provides you with the information about the School Counseling program; upcoming counseling-related activities and events; and counseling topics and resources.  I believe a partnership with the parents is of utmost importance to help our students reach their goals and achieve success.  For this reason I encourage you to reach out to me if you have any questions or concerns.  I’d love to hear from you.

As your student’s elementary school counselor I offer the following services:

  • Individual Short Term Counseling
  • Focused Group Counseling
  • Classroom Guidance Lessons
  • Parent Consultation and Community Resource Connection
  • Teacher/Staff Collaboration

I can help your students with...

  • Making and keeping friends
  • Setting goals for academic success
  • Working with others
  • Feeling good about yourself
  • Adjusting to a new school
  • Managing your feelings (stress, worry, anger, etc.)
  • Dealing with peer pressure and bullying

I can help parents with...

  • Exploring ways to help your student succeed in academic, career, personal and social development
  • Improving parent-child communications
  • Providing referrals for community resources

Contact Information:

  • Office Hours: 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Meetings may be set up by appointment.
  • Phone: (951) 358-1620
  • E-mail:
  • Online referral form in link to the left