School Counselor

School Counseling Team 2023-24

Lauren Heller: [email protected] Grades 3 & 5

Kristen Kaminski: [email protected] Grades 2 & 4

Sandi Casillas: [email protected] Grades KG & 1

PWCS Office of Student Services: [email protected]


How to Stay Connected With Your School Counselor

School Counselors are available to provide consultation and to connect parents/students with outside resources. Please call the school at 703-670-2885 or send an email to connect with the school counselor.


Limits of Confidentiality

PWCS school counselors recognize that students and parents or guardians have a right to know the limits of confidentiality. Please see PWCS Regulation6 51-2 regarding information on the confidentiality of student-disclosed information.


A Message From The Office Of Student Services

PWCS cares deeply about students' emotional well-being during their time away from school. If a student is in need of emotional support during this time, please feel free to send an email to [email protected]. A school mental health or health professional will answer and offer virtual support to students to the best of their ability. This email is not to be used for emergency situations as it will not be monitored 24 hours a day. If a student is ever in an emergency situation he/she is encouraged to call 911 or utilize one of the resources listed below:

Emergency Resources:

ACTS Helpline 703-368-4141

1-800-SUICIDE (24-hour hotline) 1-800-784-2433

Crisis Text Hotline (24-hour hotline) 741741

PWC Child Protective Services Hotline 703-792-4200

PWC Community Services Board
703.792.7800 (western PWCS) or703.792.4900 (eastern PWCS)