Elementary Counseling Office

Carleen Grissinger
Carleen Grissinger
Elementary Guidance Counselor


Office Hours:  8:00 am to 3:30  M-F

Contact Information

Phone: (717) 485-7078



Mount Saint Joseph Academy (HS)  Flourtown, PA 1998

Lycoming College Williamsport, PA  Bachelor of Arts in Psychology 2002

Gwynedd-Mercy College Blue Bell, PA  Master of Science in School Counseling 2004

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What does an Elementary School Counselor do?

-Helps children understand themselves and others

-Helps students do better in school

-Prevent problems from developing

-Helps students develop better interpersonal relationships

-Helps the student build positive self-images

-Helps students develop good feelings about school, family and society

-Coordinates or facilitates the efforts of others with those of parents, teachers and administrators

Who does the Elementary School Counselor work with?

Students: providing individual counseling or small/ large group counseling

Teachers:  Supporting their role, consulting and sharing information pertinent to students

Parents:  consulting with them to meet the educational needs of their child

Other School Staff: Keeping administrators informed of student needs