Welcome to Parkside's School
Counseling Corner!

PWCS cares deeply about student's emotional well-being. If a student is in need of emotional support, please feel free to send an e-mail to studentsupportservices@pwcs.edu.  A school mental health or health professional will answer and offer virtual support to students to the best of their ability.  This e-mail 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

Ms. Young, Director of School Counseling youngce@pwcs.edu
Ms. Barbour, A-C  barboujn@pwcs.edu
Mr. Gorham, D-K  gorhamcd@pwcs.edu
Ms. Hager, L-P  hagermd@pwcs.edu
Ms. DiMisa, Q-Z  dimisasl@pwcs.edu
 Mrs. Bruce, Registrar  brucedd@pwcs.edu
Mrs. Dominguez, Parent Liason  domingsc@pwcs.edu

If you need to meet with your school counselor please click on the link to the left "Request to See Your Counselor".

New to the area?  Please refer to the following page for information on how to register your student(s) for the 2019-2020 school year:


Community Resources

If you are someone you know is is need of mental health support, regardless if it is related to COVID-19 or not, below is a link that will provide you a list of private providers.  You can also search this list by insurance.  

Opt-Out Form for Counseling Services
If you do not want your child to receive counseling services or to speak with the school counselor, please complete the opt-out form here and return to the Counseling Office.

Parents/Guardians please note that opt-out forms do not transfer to another school and that parental/legal permission is not required for personal/social counseling and/or crisis intervention that is needed to maintain order, discipline, or a productive learning environment.