What We Do

We offer counseling services to all students, both individually and in groups, and design our services to address the academic, social, emotional, and developmental needs of students.

Need to speak to your school counselor? Please feel free to contact us.

Ms. Andersen:  804-723-3598
Mrs. Gray:  804-723-3587

Hanover School Counselors Logo - Manage, Assess, Deliver, Define. Hanover School Counselors "What's best for students"Core Curriculum Lessons

Deb Andersen and Jennifer Gray, our school counselors, lead core curriculum lessons in all K–5 classrooms to support our academic program goals. We base our core curriculum lessons throughout the year on categories that fall under the following three counseling domains: 

  • Academic skills
  • Personal-social skills
  • Career awareness

Group Counseling

Ms. Andersen and Mrs. Gray accept referrals for students who would benefit from small group counseling experiences. Small groups focus on skills including friendship, study skills, divorce/separation, grief/loss, and anger management. We also offer additional topics throughout the year based on student need. The benefit of group counseling is that it provides an opportunity for students to meet other children who are experiencing concerns similar to their own. 

Individual Counseling

Call us at the numbers listed above to discuss your concerns. If appropriate, we can schedule a time each week when your child can meet with Ms. Andersen or Mrs. Gray for individual counseling. The school counselor typically provides four to six weeks of counseling sessions. 


An important part of the school counselor's role is consultation. A counselor may consult with parents, faculty, other school staff, and community agencies in order to best meet the individual needs of all students.

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