The following resources are available to all students/families in the Fairfield Area School District

          School Counseling Services

     Elementary - Danielle Mikesell-Redding, PhD, NCC, LPC - mikeselld@fairfield.k12.pa.us, 717-642-2020

    Middle School - Cheryl Sornson, M. Ed., NCC, LPC - sornsonc@fairfield.k12.pa.us , 717-642-2023

    High School - Kristina Harvey, M. Ed., NCC - harveyk@fairfield.k12.pa.us , 717-642-2078

     School Counselors help all students…

    • apply academic achievement strategies
    • manage emotions and apply interpersonal skills
    • plan for postsecondary options (higher education, military, work force)
    • individually with academic planning and goal setting
    • by giving lessons in the classroom based on social/emotional, academic, and career standards
    • by offering short-term counseling
    • receive referrals for long-term support
    • by collaborating with families/teachers/ administrators/community for student success
    • by advocating for students at individual education plan meetings and other student-focused meetings
    • by analyzing data to identify student issues, needs, and challenges

     District Career/Cyber (FACE) Coordinator

     Kayla Martin - career exploration and planning K-12  martink@fairfield.k12.pa.us , 717-642-2034

    • Implementation of PDE Career Readiness Standards
    • Coordination of the district cyber program (FACE)

    Student Assistance Program - SAP (Middle School & High School)

     The Pennsylvania Student Assistance Program (SAP) is a systematic team process used to mobilize school resources to remove barriers to learning. SAP is designed to assist in identifying issues including mental health and/or drugs and alcohol issues which pose a barrier to a student’s success. The primary goal of the Student Assistance Program is to help students overcome these barriers so that they may achieve, advance, and remain in school. At the middle school level parent permission is required. At the high school level both parent and student permission are required.

    Parents can refer their child

    • Students can refer each other
    • Teachers can refer students
    • Helps students overcome barriers to academic success and/or emotional well being
    • Counseling service, not a therapy service
    • Students are seen individually not as a group
    • Confidential program in partnership with TrueNorth Wellness
    • Free and appointments are during the school day

    School Based Therapy - TrueNorth Wellness

    School-Based Therapy Services offer students an opportunity to meet with a therapist on an outpatient basis during the school day on a weekly/biweekly basis. Parent permission is required. Subject to insurance approval.


    This list is of known providers of a particular service. The providers on the list are from a variety of sources. The list is being provided as a courtesy, for information only, and the user should understand that no assurances or guarantees regarding the providers on the list are being made by providing this list. Fairfield Area School District neither endorses, approves, nor recommends any specific provider listed below. This list is not inclusive of all community agencies, services or organizations that provide the particular service, and the omission of an agency, service or organization from this list does not imply disapproval. It is the responsibility of the user of this list to determine whether any of the content is of value to them and whether or not the agency, service or organization meets their specific needs.

    Behr, Kevin

    112 Clover Lane

    Hanover PA 17331


    Bowman & Associates

    327 Broadway

    Hanover PA 17331


    Cognitive Health Solutions (Offices in Hanover and Chambersburg)

    100 West Eisenhower Dr

    Hanover, PA 17331


    Discover Hope Counseling Services

    395 Buford Ave, Suite 2

    Gettysburg, PA 17325



    Laurel Life (Offices in Gettysburg & Chambersburg)

    235 Table Rock Road

    Gettysburg, PA 17325

    Phone: 717-398-2025

    MacGregor Behavioral Health

    304 York Street

    Gettysburg PA 17325


    PA Counseling Services (Offices in Gettysburg, Hanover & Chambersburg)

    334 York Street

    Gettysburg PA 17325


    Phoenix Counseling Services

    2311 Fairfield Rd

    Gettysburg, PA 17325

     (717) 398-2044


    TrueNorth Wellness Services (Offices in Gettysburg and Hanover)

    44 South Franklin Street

    Gettysburg PA 17325


    Verity Counseling LLC

    18 Carlisle St., Ste 212

    Gettysburg, PA 17325


    Wellspan Behavioral Health

    40 V-Twin Drive Suite 202

    Gettysburg PA 17325




     Additional Resources

     National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 800-273-8255

    TrueNorth Crisis (phone calls, mobile crisis, walk in center) - 717-637-7633

    Wellspan Crisis (phone calls, emergency room at hospital) - 717-851-5320

    Trevor Project (LGBTQ Youth) - 1-866-488-7386, TrevorText - Text “START” to 678-678

    Crisis Text Line - Text “HOME” to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor

    Safe2Say - 1-844-SAF2SAY

     Mental Health Emergency? Feel as though you can’t keep yourself safe? Call 911!