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Counseling Center


Carrie Diligencia 
School Counselor
Last Names A-K

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Carmen Hobbs
Registrar/Counseling Secretary


Tim Suchsland
School Counselor
Last Names L-Z


Carrie Penner
School Psychologist

The middle years are a time of great change, emotionally, intellectually, and physically. Since every student at TMS is unique and valued, we believe in providing support so each individual can reach their full potential. The Counseling Center is committed to serve as a beacon of support -- fostering personal, social, emotional, academic and career growth for students in our diverse community and ever-changing world. Students and parents are encouraged to seek out counselors to help with any questions or concerns.


TMS Counselors assist students in the following ways:

Personal and Social Development

  • Offering support through personal challenges emotional ups and downs and tough times.

  • Providing confidential individual and group counseling.

  • Offering referrals for off-campus information and services.

  • Supporting student's changes in attitude and behavior.

  • Assisting with family and friendship challenges.

  • Providing help with peer mediation and conflict resolution.

Career Development

  • Helping students identify and maximize their strengths and interests.

  • Providing information about opportunities that will enhance and enrich their educational and career goals.

  • Identifying career goals, and opportunities to achieve those goals.

  • Guiding students toward future education and training opportunities.

Academic Development

  • Assisting students with course selection and helping in the transition from elementary school to middle school and middle school to high school.

  • Offering suggestions to help students succeed academically.

  • Teaching students how to effectively communicate with teachers.

  • Supporting students to self-advocate, set goals and grow academically.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you make an appointment to see your counselor?

What are some examples of why you might make an appointment with your counselor?

How can parents contact their child's school counselor or make an appointment to talk with them about their child?

What does confidentiality mean for school counseling?

What are school counselor qualifications?

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