The Goals of the PCSST Guidance Program Are:

  • To assist students with educational, personal, career, and goal planning.
  • To develop personalized programs based on each student’s strengths and needs.
  • To help students understand themselves and others.
  • To assist students in identifying and dealing with problems.
  • To facilitate the identification of students with special needs.
  • To provide crisis intervention when necessary.
  • To coordinate referrals to school and community support services.
  • To serve as a resource to students, parents, teachers, and administrators.

Some Reasons to Contact Your Child’s School Counselor Are:

  • Academic skills support
  • Career/Future planning
  • School adjustment issues
  • Coping, problem-solving, and decision-making concerns
  • Organization, study, and test-taking skills
  • Peer relationships, and conflict resolution problems
  • Divorce, separation, and family changes
  • Experiencing loss, death, and grief
  • Substance abuse awareness
  • Multicultural/diversity awareness
  • School-based and community resources information or referrals

My Role as Your Child’s School Counselor Is: To be an advocate for your child and work collaboratively with parents, students, teachers, administrators, and with our community to ensure the growth of the whole child; socially, emotionally, and academically!

You may contact me anytime through e-mail at: or call 973-910-8090 ext. 4109.

If I do not answer please leave a message and I will get back to you as soon as I can.

Brittany Harden, Ph.D., LPC - 2-3 School Counselor, HIB Specialist & K-3 Mental Health Counselor

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