Welcome to Daniel C. Oakes Mental Health and Counseling team!

We are available to meet with students during the school day. While our school psychologist is the lead to meet with students for urgent mental health concerns, we are all able to meet with students when our school psychologist is not available.

Please note that the Mental Health and Counseling team is not available after hours for for emergencies. If you or someone you know is having an emergency, dial 911. If you need resources for mental health crisis situations, please call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org

To make an appointment, students should come to the mental health and counseling team or use the links to schedule a meeting. Parents should email, call, or make an appointment with the team member listed below who can assist based on the area of focus.

Laura Matyszewski




  • Scheduling

  • Credit Check / Graduation & Academic Plans

  • Graduation Planning / Prep

  • Edgenuity

  • Work Study

  • Community Service

  • District Capstone / Competencies Graduation Requirements

  • Naviance

  • ICAP (Individual Career & Academic Plans)

  • College / Post Secondary Planning

  • College / Military / Career Rep Visit Scheduling

  • Career Day / College & Career Fairs

  • Career and Technical Education (CTE) / Concurrent Enrollment (CE) opportunities

Nicole Amidon

School Psychologist



  • Personal / Social Mental Health Counseling

  • Suicide / Self-Harm / Threat Assessments first point of contact

  • Building-wide SEL prevention and intervention

  • 504 case manager

  • IEP Mental Health services / assessments