Student Support Services

Welcome to the Rosati-Kain Student Support Services Department!  Within these pages, our goal is to give you an overview of our services. Please feel free to contact us if you need further assistance.

Our department consists of two full-time certified School Guidance Counselors. We are what is referred to as ‘generalists’. We are trained and experienced in college guidance, personal and social issues as it impacts the school day, and in developing and administering individualized learning profiles for diagnosed needs. Our office maintains an updated list of outside referrals if needed.

Students are assigned one counselor for all four years for personal, social, academic and college counseling. Throughout each school year, the counselors collaboratively conduct classroom lessons, grade level presentations, and school wide assemblies on various current topics. Our department hosts many college admissions representatives during the school day, and provides online and print resources for college and scholarship search and application.


Mary Wald

Mary Wald

Director of Wellness

Guidance Counselor/MSW/LCSW
(314) 533-8513, ext. 2207

Mary Wald earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a Minor in Sociology from DePauw University in Indiana. She then received her Master’s of Social Work degree from Washington University in St. Louis. Mary has worked as a Therapist since 1992, specializing in Adolescent and Family Therapy, at SSM Rehabilitation Center, Kids in the Middle, Inc., St. Cecilia School and Academy and in private practice. She has been a licensed clinical social worker since 1994 and is married with two teenage daughters.

Mary is excited to join the R-K team, “I love to watch young women grow into themselves and gain confidence and am glad to be a part of the process.”


Jamie Burke

Jamie Burke

Director of School Counseling

College/Career Curriculum, Testing and A+ Coordinator
(314) 533-8513, ext. 2208

Jamie (Messer) Burke is a Rosati-Kain graduate from the class of 1997. Jamie received her Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education and Spanish from Cornell College. After working for over a decade as a Spanish teacher in archdiocesan schools, she received her Master’s of Arts in School Counseling from Lindenwood University. Jamie enjoys her job immensely and is finally at home in the R-K Guidance Department. She is so blessed to have achieved her “dream job” and loves working with your daughters in helping them achieve their goals, both personally and academically.

Jamie most loves spending time with her family. Along with a wonderful husband, she has two young daughters and a German Shepherd who keep her busy. Jamie also loves spending time with her friends, especially “Girls Nights” with her R-K girls!