Mrs. Thomas

When helping your child with anxiety or anger, use the 5 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1 method. 
Your child should look around the room and find:
5 things they can see
4 things they can touch
3 things they can hear
2 things they can smell
1 thing they can taste

This method can be found on:

My name is Shannon Thomas and this is my third year as the school counselor at Stanfield Elementary. I graduated from Wingate university in 2012 with my Bachelor's degree. I graduated from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke with my Master's degree in Professional School Counseling in December of 2015.

My Role as a School Counselor

My role is to address the academic development, career development, and personal/social development of Stanfield Elementary students. I will be working with students in:
  • Classroom guidance lessons (weekly)
  • Individual guidance (requests from parents, teachers, students and other school staff)
  • Small group lessons (as needs are seen)
I will work with:
  • the Student Assistance Team
  • community agency referrals
  • Communication committee 
I look forward to working with all of the students and parents at Stanfield this year!