Braham High School Counseling Office
Amanda Tessmer, School Counselor
I work with 7-12th grade students on personal/social and academic concerns, as well as college/career readiness.
Jonelle Klemz, School Social Worker
I work with elementary aged students on social/emotional concerns.
320-396-5212 (High School)
Mary Wahl, Student Support Services
Braham Area Schools partners with Lighthouse Child and Family Services to provide therapy at school for students. This is a great resource for students who are concerned about missing too much school for therapy appointments, or don't have reliable transportation to get to appointments. Please complete the intake form linked above, as well as a release of information, and return it to someone in the counseling office.
Canvas Health’s mobile crisis response team responds to mental health crises or emergencies with face-to-face assessment, intervention and stabilization services at home, school or in the community. Emergencies can be a behavioral, emotional or psychiatric situation needing a timely intervention to reduce the possibility of physical harm. Mobile crisis response staff will also provide necessary safety planning and short-term therapeutic services to assist in recovery from a crisis.
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