School Counseling


Welcome to Rivermont Elementary School Counseling!

Students: I am here to keep you safe and help you learn.
Caregivers: My goal is for all students to love learning and love themselves.


What does an elementary school counselor do?

  • Helps ALL children
  • Teaches classroom lessons
  • Works with children individually and in small groups
  • Consults with parents and teachers
  • Assists with crisis intervention

How does a student get to see the counselor?

  • The student may ask to go to the counselor’s office
  • A parent, teacher, or administrator can refer a student
  • A school friend may invite him or her for a special visit

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
  • The need for a listening ear or a break

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

  • Talk about things that are important to them 
  • Use toys or art supplies to help express feelings and problems
  • Talk about feelings
  • 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

In any counseling situation, confidentiality is maintained except:

1. In cases of suspected abuse or neglect.
2. If a child poses a danger to self or others.
3. The child and/or parent/guardian gives permission to share information.

Contact School Counselor: Mrs. Keller
Learn more about Ms. Keller and her job at
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