Counseling Services

* Individual Counseling

* Small-Group Counseling

  • 30-minute sessions weekly for 4-6 weeks
  • Teacher or parent can refer a child for small group counseling, with consent from the parent
  • Possible Small Group Counseling Topics- New kids on the block, Anger Management, Self-Esteem/Motivation Building, Divorce/Loss, Friendship/Social Skills, Friendship/Social Skills, Study Skills, Coping Skills, Girl Relational Aggression Prevention

* Lunch Bunch

  • Students will eat lunch in the counselor's office with 4-5 other students from their grade level.
  • Provides the counselor an opportunity to meet with every child.
  • Provides an opportunity for the students to get to know other classmates.

If you are interested in your child receiving individual or group counseling services, please contact us through phone or e-mail.

Contact Information

Amanda Grethen: 573-590-8408

Office Hours: 7:30 am- 3:30 pm, M-F

Amanda Heflin: 573-590-8407

Office Hours: 12 pm- 3:30 pm

Emails and calls are returned within 24 hours/Mon-Fri if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out.

Monthly Newsletter

We will be providing a monthly newsletter at the beginning of each month. The newsletter will be tagged in with Dr. Broadway's newsletters and can also be found on the district website. The newsletter will include information about the upcoming month to include counseling topics, resources, and activities. By reading the newsletter, you will find out what kinds of things Bush students are learning during counseling guidance lessons along with other valuable information (special events, dates, books, and/or resources).

Click here to view our October newsletter:

Classroom Guidance

30 minutes every week we will be in your child's classroom

Monthly Topics:

August: Meet the Counselor

September: Kindness/Friendship

October: Drug Free/ Healthy Habits

November: Harassment/Bully Prevention

December: Feelings

January: Goal Setting/Careers

February: Cultural and Gender Differences

March: Careers

April: Study Skills

May: Family