skip to main content
Contact
Leah Anderson
High School Counselor - Grades 9-12
507-362-4431 ext. 233
landerson@wem.k12.mn.us
WELCOME TO WEM'S COUNSELING WEBSITE!
WELCOME TO WEM'S COUNSELING WEBSITE! The goal of WEM's School Counseling Program is to meet the needs of all students, personally and academically, in an empathetic, proactive, accessible and professional manner. We believe that a comprehensive counseling and guidance program is an essential part of education for all students, at all levels. These programs facilitate student development in educational, career, and social/personal domains. Our program helps promote responsible, productive citizenship and lifelong learning. High School Counselors work with students in acquiring guidance competencies that form the foundation for the next educational and occupational levels as well as address personal, social and mental health concerns. They assist students to develop realistic educational, life and career plans based on a clear understanding of themselves, their needs, interests, and skills.


Welcome back students! I look forward to working with students and families this school year. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.

Leah Anderson - High School Counselor - Grades 9-12
Mrs. Leah Anderson
Mrs. Leah Anderson
My name is Leah Anderson. This is my fifth year as the High School Counselor at WEM. I am originally from Mankato, MN. I attended MSU Mankato for a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology and Alcohol & Drug Studies. After completing my bachelor's I worked as a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) at the adolescent inpatient treatment center in Winnebago. I spent 2 years servicing chemically dependent teens in that position. I was then fortunate enough to be offered the LADC position at Central Freedom School, the first sober school to open in the Mankato area. I spent 4 years at Central Freedom School while pursuing my master’s in K-12 Counseling. I have worked as a school counselor for the past 5 years. My passion is helping students succeed in all areas of their lives.

My husband, Jeff and I have a 5 year old son, Milo, a 2 year old son, Leo and a 1 year old son, Evan. In my spare time I enjoy teaching aerobics at the YMCA in Mankato and boating.

I look forward to working with students and families this school year. Please call or email me with any questions or concerns.

Leah Anderson, LSC
landerson@wem.k12.mn.us
507-362-4431 ext. 233