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Counseling

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Theresa Niedosik

Guidance Counselor

For the past two decades, Theresa Niedosik has served as a much beloved school counselor at New Foundations Charter School in Philadelphia.

Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Drexel University and a Masters of Education in School Guidance and Counseling from Widener University, Theresa’s well-rounded background makes her a great resource for our students and their families. Her infectious smile and radiant warmth made her easy to talk to and an invaluable resource for guiding and supporting students both emotionally and academically through their educational journeys.

During her leisure time, Theresa finds joy in baking, cooking, and taking long walks. Her family, friends, and pets — a dog and two Sphynx cats — hold a special place in her heart.

Counseling Services

We believe that growth goes beyond the classroom. Our comprehensive school counseling program nurtures the whole student and is tailored to meet the unique needs of our students. Our counseling team is here to support students on their journey to academic success, personal growth, and emotional wellbeing.

  • Academic Guidance
  • Personal Development
  • Emotional Support
  • College and Career Readiness
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Short Term Individual Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Referrals for Outside Services

Resources

Jewish Community Services
JCS’ Behavioral Health Services has resources to support children, adolescents, adults and seniors – of all religions and backgrounds – through difficult times. We concentrate on defining goals, reducing conflict, building communication skills and enhancing the ability to manage worry and stress.

Chai Lifeline
Chai Lifeline’s programs and services meet the unique emotional, social and financial needs of families living with serious illness or loss.

Amudim
Amudim is dedicated to serving community members in times of crisis. Founded on the pillars of kindness, compassion, and dignity, Amudim functions as a confidential resource center that provides meaningful assistance, enduring support, and direct referrals for individuals and families impacted by sexual abuse, neglect, and addiction, and other crisis-related matters.

Children’s Bereavement Center
The Children’s Bereavement Center provides free Peer Support Groups for children, young adults, and adults after the death of a loved one. Groups are open to anyone who has lost a parent, sibling, grandparent, relative, or friend as a result of illness, accident, suicide, or homicide.

The Children’s Trust
Parent resources with links to community activities and events.

BeWell Miami
The Jewish community is dedicated to promoting the well-being of young people. With BeWell, you will find support and tools to respond to the growing mental health concerns of young people aged 12 to 26, and resources for adolescents, parents, caregivers and Jewish professionals.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
If you or someone you know needs support now, call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org.

Workshops

The Spiritual Child

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Helping Children With Mood Disorders

Thursday, January 18, 2024

Emotion Regulation Skills

Thursday, February 8, 2024

Helping Your Anxious Child

Thursday, February 15, 2024

Left To Their Own Devices

Monday, March 4, 2024

The Explosive Child

Thursday, April 11, 2024