Psychological Services

A school psychologist has several school assignments within the district. The primary roles of the psychologist are to assist the school in providing appropriate classroom academic and behavioral interventions; participate in the Problem Solving Team process; administer psychoeducational assessments; and provide support services to identified students. Other services provided by the school psychologists are:
  • Intervention design and implementation
  • Consultation with parents, school staff and other professionals
  • Classroom observations
  • Evaluation research and design
  • Instructional and behavioral coaching

School Psychology in St. Lucie County is a dynamic profession! Psychological Services is comprised of nineteen School Psychologists and a Program Specialist for Psychological Services, many of whom are members of our state and national organizations representing the profession ( and Our school psychologists are active in attending and providing professional development opportunities available through these professional associations.

Meet Our School Psychologists

Dr. Michelle Gillard
Coordinator of Mental Health/Psychological and Social Services
Student Services Department
1201 Mississippi Avenue
Fort Pierce, Florida 34950

Voice: (772) 429-3694
Fax: (772) 468-5712

Name Email Phone Number
Marijo Alsip  
Amanda Battaglia  
Sharon Becker  
Miriam Benson  
Mike Bonevento  
Anetra Bonner  
Dr. Deborah Caron  
Terri Dottin  
Laura Duke  
Sheila Eassa  
Jennie Gibson  
Catherine Hedtke  
David Kinkade  
Emily Morales (772) 429-3694
Robert O’Neill Robert.O’ (772) 429-3694
Kirsten Poncinie  
Shelley Welby