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Welcome to sms school counseling

You will find information about School Counseling and Psychology services here.  As a team, we work to understand and uncover student strengths and to target any weaknesses that may be barriers to student success at school. We value each and every member of our school community and welcome your input regarding how your student can be best supported in school.

school counseling STAFF

Mrs. Patty Bendzuck

Guidance Secretary

440.572.7088

 

Mrs. Elissa Ray

Counselor (GR 6)

440.268.5292

 

Mrs. Kristen Gerber

Counselor (GR 7)

440.268.5924

 

Mrs. Stacy Pietrocini

Counselor (GR 8)

440.268.5666

 

Mrs. Amy Hofmann

Psychologist (GR 6)

440.268.5268

 

Mr. Jeremy Ryman

Psychologist (GR 7 & 8)

440.268.5348

 
Ms. Celia Joyce Social Worker GR 6,7,8) 440.268.5588  

 

Please note: School Counselors do not maintain 24 hour access to email accounts. 

In the event of a counseling crisis, please call The Mobile Crisis Team Hotline at 216-623-6888 (available 24/7) or visit www.frontlineservice.org to chat online (available M-F from 3:00pm-9:00pm). Another option would be to call The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK or text the keyword "4HOPE" to 741741 and expect a reply from a trained Crisis Counselor within 5 minutes. 

For immediate safety concerns regarding yourself or others, please call the Strongsville Police Department at 440-238-7373 or dial 911. 

Students who believe they have been harassed, bullied, victimized by fellow students, or have other concerns which may jeopardize the safety of students, employees, or school facilities should report their concerns to the "Stay Safe. Speak Up!" hotline. Reporting incidents can be made anonymously online via Student Safety Reporting or through a toll free number (1-866-547-8362).

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