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 - Amy Barkdoll, M.Ed., NCC - barkdolla@fairfield.k12.pa.us 717-642-2005 

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

    School Counselors help all students…. 

    apply academic achievement strategies 

    manage emotions and apply interpersonal skills 

    plan for post secondary 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 Cyber (FACE) Coordinator Kayla Martin -martink@fairfield.k12.pa.us 717-642-2034 

    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 & Songbird Counseling 

    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 users of this list to determine whether any of the content is of value to them and whether the agency, service or organization meets their specific needs.

    Behr, Kevin 

    Bowman & Associates 

    112 Clover Lane 

    327 Broadway 

    Hanover PA 17331 

    Hanover PA 17331 



    Cognitive Health Solutions (Offices in Hanover 

    Discover Hope Counseling Services 

    and Chambersburg) 

    395 Buford Ave, Suite 2 

    Gettysburg, PA 17325 

    100 West Eisenhower Dr 


    Hanover, PA 17331 



    Laurel Life (Offices in Gettysburg & 

    MacGregor Behavioral Health 

    Chambersburg) 235 Table Rock Road 

    304 York Street 

    Gettysburg PA 17325 

    Gettysburg, PA 17325 


    Phone: 717-398-2025 

    PA Counseling Services (Offices in 

    Phoenix Counseling Services 

    Gettysburg, Hanover & Chambersburg) 

    2311 Fairfield Rd 

    334 York Street 

    Gettysburg, PA 17325 

    Gettysburg PA 17325 

    (717) 398-2044 



    TrueNorth Wellness Services (Offices in 

    Verity Counseling LLC 

    Gettysburg and Hanover) 

    18 Carlisle St., Ste 212 

    44 South Franklin Street 

    Gettysburg, PA 17325 

    Gettysburg PA 17325 



    Wellspan Behavioral Health 

    Care Solace 

    40 V-Twin Drive Suite 202 

    (888) 515-0595 

    Gettysburg PA 17325 



    Additional Resources 

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 988 

    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!