• Meet the Career Planning and Counseling Center Staff!


  • Malcolm McCord
    Counselor and CPCC Coordinator

    Malcolm McCord

    Counselor and CPCC Coordinator

    Malcolm enjoys helping students find their career path and overcome barriers to their success. He has worked at MHCC for over 15 years and counting! Malcolm's hobbies include tennis, travel and scuba diving. He has a Bachelors of general studies from the University of Michigan and a Master of Science in Counseling from Oregon State University.


    Nicole Gilbertson
    Counselor

    Nicole Gilbertson

    Counselor

    Nicole is a counselor, instructor and coordinates the HD100 College Success program. She has worked at MHCC for six years and focuses on career and crisis counseling, teaching career development classes, and student success and persistence. She believes in a holistic approach to working with students, which helps them to prepare for success in their education and their eventual career. Nicole has a Bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of Oregon, and a Masters degree in Counseling from Portland State University.


    Dawn Forrester
    Counselor

    Dawn Forrester

    Counselor

    Dawn is passionate about education and believes that education is the key to unlocking many wonderful possibilities in one's life. Her professional goal is to help students reach their goals and she strives to assist students in discovering their true potential academically and professionally. Dawn has been a counselor at Mt. Hood Community College since 2006 and looks forward to serving MHCC students for many years to come! Dawn has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from San Francisco State University and a Master of Science in Counseling,with focus on College and Career Counseling from San Francisco State University.


    Eden Isenstein
    Multicultural Counselor

    Eden Isenstein

    Multicultural Counselor

    Eden started working at the college in April, 2012. She has worked as a counselor at another local community college since 2008. She has a strong belief in the counseling process and people's ability to grow and change. She provides career, personal and crisis counseling. Eden is excited to be a part of the MHCC counseling team! She teaches in the Transitions program and loves the opportunity to support women in overcoming internal and external obstacles and realize their dreams. Eden has a BA in Women's Studies and MS in Counseling from Portland State University.