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Stanley Counselors
Contact Mary Nolan  Mary Nolan (925) 927-3541 Counselor G-O
Contact Tiffany Sullivan  Tiffany Sullivan (925) 927-3542 Counselor Q - Z

Take five really slow, deep, breaths


Exercise Regularly

Get lots of sleep


Healthy nutrition (limit caffeine!)


Cut way back on Screen time


Delete any apps that cause stress!


Listen to music


Spend time with pets


Listen to a calming app 


Practice relaxation and mindfulness


Change your own tune: Close your eyes and imagine that you are in a special relaxing place


Change your focus: Listen to the quietness in the room or focus on a sound outside. 


Tap into your creative brain: Do art, photography, poetry, journaling


Talk back to your negative thoughts.


Talk it out with a friend, family member or counselor


Get support: If you have strong feelings for a prolonged amount of time and need help sorting out what to do next, reach out to your Doctor, School Counselor, or School Psychologist for support and resources


Homework Help

Homework Help is a drop in program from 3:00 - 4:00 on the following days and locations:

6th grade Homework Help:

Monday    Room 807 Valvur

Tuesday   Room 701- Azim

Thursday  Room 703 Curtis

7th/8th grade Homework Help:

Monday    Room 406 - Hevenor

Tuesday   Room 405- Hanzel

Wednesday Room 403- Young

Tiffany Sullivan

Counselor, P - Z

Welcome to my website! I'm Tiffany Sullivan, Counselor for students with the last names starting with the letter P all the way to the letter Z!

Please sign up to see me by using a Green Counseling Request Form in the office. Fill it out, give it to a secretary and I will send you a pass to talk within the next 48 hours. Alternatively, email me or stop by Room 207 at break or lunch to ask for an appointment.

Parents- I make every attempt to get back in a timely manner usually within 24 hours. However, because of the volume of need at certain times of the year, it may take me a little bit longer to respond. If you leave me a voicemail, please follow up with an email. Thanks!

Email me at or call me at 925-927-3542.  I look forward to hearing from you soon!

Box Breathing: A Stress Reducer
Box Breathing: A Stress Reducer


S→Slow down

T→Take a breath 



Stanley Wildcats
Stanley Wildcats
Counseling Department Guidelines

The mission of the Stanley Middle School Counseling Department is to provide a safe and nurturing environment that supports the development of the whole child through academic, social-emotional and personal support and intervention.

Department Goals:

  • To develop positive, trusting, one-on-one relationships with students so that we can assist them in solving important personal, academic, and transition issues.


  • To work collaboratively with each other, teachers, administrators and parents to provide interventions for students’ success in school.


  • To connect students to activities that encourage positive personal growth and peer relationships.


  • To assist students and staff in realizing social- emotional, ethical growth, and cultural sensitivity.


  • To provide information and support to teachers and families about issues on campus and in the larger society that affect our students.


  • To help implement school-wide programs that support students’ academic, social-emotional growth, and positive school climate. 
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