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Welcome to Counseling Services

Guidance and Counseling services are provided by licensed school counselors. Students, parents, teachers, and staff may consult with the counselor on a confidential basis. If a student is not feeling happy or successful at school, the counselor may be of help.

Meet with your counselor to discuss any of the following:

  • Friendships & Relationships
  • Family changes
  • Bullying
  • Grief issues
  • Mistreatment
  • Mediation
  • Safety concerns (for yourself or others)
  • Need for clothes or schooling supplies

Our curriculum includes the following:

  • Academic skills support and teaching strategies for success
  • Bully prevention 
  • Suicide prevention
  • Sexual Harassment education
  • Next Step Planning
  • Student Lead conferences

We are also available for responsive services including:

  • Conflict resolution (mediations)
  • Facilitate Parent/Teacher conferences
  • Individual and small group counseling
  • Crisis intervention
  • Consultation and collaboration with teachers, parents, students, and administration
  • Community Outreach (Title 1 Homeless, clothing bank, and school supplies (donations)


Truman MS and APS does not endorse any particular agencies or therapists. You, as the parent or legal guardian, know your child best and you will determine what best meets your child’s and family needs.

School Counselors
  Melanie Geddes ex: 58114 Last Name A-L
  Gini Johnson ex: 58115 Last Name M-Z
Important Numbers
Important Crisis and Counseling Phone Numbers
NM Crisis & Access Line
Peer to Peer Warm line
Agora Crisis Center 
505-277-3013 or 
Suicide Prevention

Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

In Spanish: 1-888-628-9454

Deaf & Hard of Hearing: 

Counseling Resources
Counseling Resources
Schedule for Success
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