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  Patricia Gonzales (505) 291-6837 ex: 36310 Social Worker
  Olivia Pastore Counselor

Our Counselor is available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during the regular school day.


Matheson Park has the services of a half-time counselor and a part-time social worker to work with families and children to implement the APS district counseling curriculum. 

Services are provided by licensed mental health professionals. Students, parents, teachers, and staff may consult with the counselor on a confidential basis. If a student is not feeling happy or successful at school, the counselor may be of help.

Services provided:

  • Consulting with community members

  • Individual counseling sessions with students upon referral

  • Small group counseling

  • Classroom guidance lessons at teacher request

When a child is referred for counseling services, the counselor will contact the parents/guardians before counseling sessions begin. 

Meet the counselor to discuss any of the following:

  • Friendships & Relationships
  • Family changes
  • Grief issues
  • Mistreatment
  • Mediation
  • Safety concerns (for yourself or others)