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School Counseling
Ms. Heather Townley Phone Icon (423) 493 - 9296 Ext. 242 Email Icon Email

Welcome to the Counseling Corner!


If you would like to refer a student, please click HERE


What does an elementary school counselor do?

  • Teaches classroom guidance lessons
  • Provides individual and small group counseling
  • Consults with parents and teachers
  • Assists with crisis intervention
  • 504 coordination

What might a student talk about while in the counseling office?

  • Feelings about him/herself
  • Difficulty in making or getting along with friends
  • A family problem
  • A school problem
  • A fear or worry
  • A physical concern

What might a student do in the counselor’s office?

  • Talk about things that are important to the student
  • Use puppets or sandtray to help express feelings and problems
  • Talk about feelings/learn to understand/identify feelings
  • Learn coping skills and problem solving skills
  • Work on a plan to reach a goal
  • Read stories
  • Go to a safe place to calm down when feeling upset
  • Play games to learn ways to relate to others