Barstow Community College Counselors

Counseling appointments may be made in person at the Admissions & Records counter located in the Administration Building or by calling (760) 252-2411, ext. 7236. Ft. Irwin students should call (760) 380-3095 for an appointment.

Walk-in counseling is also available for brief questions. Students may also send general e-mail questions to  Students with questions involving educational planning, degree or certificate petitions will be directed to schedule a counseling appointment.

Counseling Hours
Week Day Hours
Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

Note: The main campus is closed on Fridays in June and July.


Lynna Heiden

(760) 380-3905

BS in Secondary Education from John Brown University

MA in Educational Psychology from University of Illinois

Counselor at Ft. Irwin

Ms. Heiden

Ms. Heiden

Michelle Lopez (760)252-2411 extension 7325

Barstow Native

AA from Barstow Community College

BA in Social Psychology from Park University

MS in School Counseling with PPS from University of La Verne

Part-time Counselor for the CARE/EOPS Programs

Ms. Lopez

Ms. Lopez

Kathi Brant (760) 380-3478 or (760)252-2411 x7233
AA in Liberal Studies from College of the Sequoias

BS in Management and Organization Management from Fresno Pacific University

MS in Organizational Behavior from California School of Professional Psychology

MS In Educational Counseling with PPS credential from National University, Fresno campus

Part-time Counselor at Ft. Irwin


Ms. Brant

Ms. Brant

Gene Low (760) 252-2411 ext. 7218
AA in Physical Science from Barstow Community College

BS in Physical Education from Oklahoma Baptist University

MS in Pupil Personnel Services from Azusa Pacific University

Part-time counselor for VA and Athletes

Mr. Low

Mr. Low

Charles "Rich" Johnston (760) 380-3905
BA in History from Waynesburg College

MA in Guidance and Counseling from Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff

Counselor/Coordinator, Ft. Irwin

Mr. Johnston

Mr. Johnston

Randy Christensen (760) 252-2411 ext 7334
BS in Business Administration from CSU Fresno

MA in Counseling and Student Services from CSU Fresno



Mr. Christensen

Mr. Christensen

Peggy Greeno (760) 252-2411 ext 7335

BA in Child Development from Point Loma College

MA in Education from San Jose State University

MS in Rehabilitation Counseling from CSU Los Angeles

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