PJP's Counseling Department
Andrew Cowan, MS, NCC, PLPC
Mr. Cowan joined the PJP family in 2020. Mr. Cowan received his Master of Science degree in School Counseling and his Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Southeastern Louisiana University. He has previous experience working in the high school and elementary school settings and has an interest in the Existential perspective of counseling and implementing Play Therapy techniques. He is a PLPC (Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor) and National Certified Counselor (NCC) certification and is a member of the Louisiana Counseling Association, and the Louisiana School Counselors Association.
What does a school counselor do?
School counselors assist students across a wide range of areas to help them become happy, safe, and healthy young adults. Counselors support students across the academic, personal, and social domains, connect students and parents to outside resources such as other mental health professionals, and collaborate with school faculty and staff to support student success.
Director of College Guidance
Ms. Corder joined the PJP family in September 2019. Ms. Corder received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications (Broadcast Journalism) and English from Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She has served as an Educational Correspondent and Producer. She has conducted college tours in various cities via the Upward Bound Program. Currently, Ms. Corder works with the College Admissions Process (CAP) via her sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. Ms. Corder is also a Certified Etiquette and Protocol instructor