Courtney Winford
Our counselor is here to help. Courtney Winford happily makes herself available to students who are struggling to meet their educational goals due to both academic and non-academic reasons. No issue is too small or large to talk to Courtney about. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, a Master’s Degree in Counseling and is a credentialed School Counselor as well as a credentialed Education Specialist. She is able to connect students with support services in their community in order to quickly get them back on the path to success. She also provides valuable workshops that encourage, motivate, instill confidence, and reinforce positive self-esteem.
Ashley Nguyen
Our counselor who serves ESL students primarily, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Social Behavior and a Master of Arts Degree (and a credential) in Educational Counseling.
Both counselors happily make themselves available to students who are struggling to meet their educational goals, due to both academic and nonacademic reasons. No issue is too small or large for these two counselors who are great listeners and passionate about helping students succeed.

Walk-ins Welcome!

Why see a Counselor?

  • Counseling offers a chance to explore areas of life that can bring more personal satisfaction and confidence
  • Helps students sort through personal difficulties and recognize the parts of their lives that are going well.
  • Helps students identify strengths they already have to motivate and encourage progress.
  • Strengths can be nurtured to become the tools for change, and to add clarity to life and ultimately benefit the student and others.


Student Services:

  • Counseling to develop successful life skills
  • Goal setting assistance
  • Effective communication skills
  • Solution focused problem solving
  • Temperament and personality assessments
  • Counseling for effective stress management
  • Community resources and referrals
The Main Office for the Adult School Counselor (Courtney Winford) is located at our Westminster Mall campus at 1025 Westminster Mall Space 1017A, Westminster (lower level, inside the mall by JC Penney), on Tuesday - Thursday, and at our Gothard campus on Mondays.
The Main Office for the HBAS ESL Counselor (Ashley Nguyen) is located at our HBAS Westminster Campus at 14325 Goldenwest Street Westminster, CA 92683 on Wednesday and Thursday -and at our Gothard campus on every 3rd Thursday of the month.
Westminster Mall Campus
1025 Westminster Mall Space 1017A
Westminster CA 92683
714-592-1005 x 4470

11:15am – 6:30pm

8:30am - 4:00pm

8:30am – 4:00pm

HBAS Main Campus
17231 Gothard Street
Huntington Beach CA 92647
714-842-4227 x 4408

8:30am – 4:00pm

HBAS Westminster Campus - map

14325 Goldenwest Street

Westminster, CA 92683

714.894.1018 ext: 4919


Mondays: 8am-11:30am

Wednesdays: 8am-4pm

Thursdays: 11am-7pm


BESST Campus - map

2045 Meyer Place,

Costa Mesa 92627
Office: Room 120 


Every 3rd Wednesday 


Every 3rd Thursday