Guidance

TMS GUIDANCE COUNSELORS:

Grade 6: Kristi Ramsey: Ext. 1159, Email: kramsey@torrington.org Grade 7: Ali Therrien: Ext. 1157, Email: atherrien@torrington.org
Grade 8: Nancy Priemer: Ext. 1156, Email:  npriemer@torrington.org

TMS SOCIAL WORKERS:

Students with Last Names beginning with:
A-L: Debra Carroll: Ext. 1153, Email: dmcarroll@torrington.org
M-Z: Christel Doyle: Ext. 1161, Email: 
cdoyle@torrington.org


The role of the school counselor is to act as a resource and support for students, parents, teachers and administrators in dealing with the emotional, physical and social changes that occur during pre-adolescence and adolescence which impact on academic achievement. The counselors meet regularly with the teams to which they are assigned to discuss school and student concerns.

THE SCHOOL'S COUNSELORS AND SOCIAL WORKERS ASSIST WITH:

~Student conflicts
~Student-teacher concerns
~Student-parent relationships
~Divorce
~Depression
~Death and dying
~Alcohol and drug abuse
~Pregnancy
~Suicide threats
~Inappropriate behavior
~Poor self-image
~Physical and sexual abuse