PCMS COUNSELING FACULTY
PCMS COUNSELING FACULTY
We have a rich counseling staff at PCMS. From guidance counselors to school psychologists to school social workers, the staff is here to provide guidance and support to our students and their families. In addition to teaching relevant topics in the 21st Century Skills class (guidance counselors), counselors can meet with students to support their organizational, academic, or social-emotional needs.
Ms. Danielle McLean (G7 guidance counselor). Ms. McLean will follow her students through the 2 years they will be at PCMS. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mrs. Erin Goitia (G8 guidance counselor). Mrs. Goitia has been with her current students since they entered PCMS. She will support her current students as they consider and prepare for the transition to high school. Next year, she will be the guidance counselor for our new 7th graders. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Mrs. Bryanna Kerr (school psychologist). Mrs. Kerr supports students individually and in small groups. In addition, she is an important member of the special education department, as she is primarily responsible for psychological assessments during special education evaluations. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ms. Julie Cotillo (school psychology intern). Ms. Cotillo is a full-time school psychology intern. She is completing her 3rd year of graduate work at Tufts University. Ms. Cotillo sees students individually and in small groups. Like Mrs. Kerr, she conducts psychological assessments for special education evaluations. Mrs. Kerr is her site-based supervisor.
Mrs. Ellen Jones (school social worker). Mrs. Jones supports students individually and in small groups. She works part-time at PCMS. Outside of that role, she also supervises Boston College graduate-level social workers at the various sites where they are interning. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Mrs. Kerrie Hamill-O’Neil (school social worker). Mrs. O’Neil supports students individually and in small groups. She works part-time at PCMS. Today is her first day here! Outside of that role, she counsels students in private practice and through contracts with other schools. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any concerns or questions, we encourage you to use our counseling staff as a resource. Additionally, Massachusetts has a central call center to direct residents to a range of organizations and resources within the state that may be helpful: https://mass211.org/services/
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