School Psychologist 

Contact Information

Ms. Troiano

phone:   (860) 379 - 2179


Psychological Services are available

Monday through Friday during regular school hours.

Counseling Parent Newsletter -March No School.pdf

Take a look at some tools and strategies that our students can use when experiencing big emotions!


Want to play a game? Emotional Charades is a fun way to practice Emotion Identification skills!

Great Kindness Challenge.pdf

Check out The Great Kindness Challenge - Family Edition

News and Updates

During these uncertain times, it is important to make sure your children feel safe and protected at home. Please know that we are here to support our community - students, parents and staff - as we manage our feelings about COVID-19 and the changes it brings to our everyday lives. During this time, we are here to offer you and your children ongoing support. Working together with your children will allow the opportunity to help them find constructive ways to manage their feelings about the sudden changes they are experiencing in their daily routines, social connections, and school work expectations. 

If you need immediate assistance for a mental health concern, and/or are worried about the safety of yourself or a loved one, please call 9-1-1 or 2-1-1.

Calming Strategies for Big Emotions

Positive Self-Talk

positive self talk

Practicing how to re-frame negative self-talk into something more positive can help students and adults feel better and cope in a more productive way!



Mindfulness activities can help students and adults regulate their emotions (i.e. feel more present and calm!). Activities can include yoga, deep breathing exercises, guided meditations, drawing, etc.

Click Links Below for More Calming Strategy Resources

Additional Suggestions

book lists 


read alouds

BOOK LISTS: These book lists are aligned with RULER - an emotional intelligence initiative from the Yale Institute of Emotional Intelligence.


Disclaimer: I did not record these videos. These videos were selected from YouTube due to their content, clarity, and quality.

Be Kind

by Pat Zietlow Miller

Owl Moon

by Jane Yolen

Jabari Jumps

by Gaia Cornwall

Big Bear Hug

by Nicholas Oldland


by Samantha Berger and Dan Santat


by Kevin Henkes

What should DANNY do? 

by Ganit & Adir Levy

The Rainbow Fish

by Marcus Pfister

I Like Myself

by Karen Beaumont

The Pout Pout Fish

by Deborah Diesen