LSSP

Overview

The School Psychological Services Department includes seven professional staff members. Each of us is licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (TSBEP) as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP). As LSSPs, we work with staff to help students be more successful in their academics, behavioral choices, social skills, and emotional management. Working collaboratively with parents and staff, we examine issues that may contribute to student difficulties and then develop and provide interventions and supports specific to each student and situation. We participate in a student's ARD Committee as part of the student's Full and Individual Evaluation (FIE) to complete psychological evaluations and assessments in the areas of autism spectrum disorder, emotional disturbances, attention deficit conditions, functional behavioral assessments (FBA) to determine need for a behavior intervention plan (BIP), and related services counseling assessment to determine the student's need for that related service. Once a disabling condition and education need for services have both been established by the student's ARD committee, we provide, as determined by the ARD process, related services, both on an indirect and direct basis. Indirect psychological services include observation, as well as consultation with parents and staff regarding student behavior and progress in the school setting, including responses to various interventions. Direct psychological services include individual and group counseling, social skills instruction, BIP coaching and crisis intervention.


Contacts:

Payton Aguirre, MS, LSSP
Colleyville Middle School
Cannon Elementary School
[email protected]
817-305-4784

Diamon Bradden, MS, LSSP
Bear Creek Elementary School
Silver Lake Elementary School
[email protected]
817-305-4785

James DePetro, Ph.D., LSSP
Colleyville Heritage High School
GCISD Collegiate Academy
iUniversity Prep
The Bridges Academy Accelerated
(817) 251-5328


Steffanie Gilbreath, SSP, LSSP
Bransford Elementary School
Grapevine Middle School
[email protected]
817-251-5525

Dr. Teresa Holzapfel, Ph.D., LSSP, NCSP, Provisionally Licensed Psychologist
Grapevine High School
Timberline Elementary School
[email protected]
817-251-5265

Shea Jennings Ed.S., NCSP
Dove Elementary School
Grapevine Elementary School
[email protected]
817-251-5927

Selena Kovalsky, MA. LSSP
Glenhope Elementary School
Cross Timbers Middle School
[email protected]
817-251-5237

Emily Perry, MS, LSSP
Heritage Elementary School
Heritage Middle School
[email protected]
817-251-5722

Amanda Weast, LSSP, NCSP - Lead
Colleyville  Elementary School
O.C. Taylor Elementary School 
Child Find
[email protected]
817-305-4813



Professional Board
Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists
Organizations
American Psychological Association
National Association of School Psychologists
National Alliance on Mental Health
Texas Association of School Psychologists
Autism Resources

Autism Society
TEACCH Autism Program
ADHD Resources

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
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