Hello! My name is Diane Kent and I am your School Counselor! This is my third year at Youngs Grove Elementary and I am so happy to work with such a terrific group of students. This school year comes with some unique challenges, so please do not hesitate to contact me with any question or concern. I am always ready to assist your student with any academic, social or emotional concerns. I am also a resource for parents and guardians: please call or email me if you would like to discuss helpful parenting techniques or strategies that can help through transitions, life changes and trials.
Education and Credentials:
I received a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Colorado in 1999. I then went on to earn a Masters of Science in Counseling and Psychology from Troy University in 2005 and a Masters of Education in Professional Counseling from the University of West Georgia in 2018. I earned my Specialist Degree in Professional Counseling from the University of West Georgia in 2019.
Emergency or After Hour Resources:
- GA Crisis Emergency Hotline: 1-800-715-4225
- National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
- In the event of an immediate medical or safety concern, please call 911 or seek help at your nearest emergency department.