Crisis Information

Montgomery County Crisis Center:    240-777-4000
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Walk-ins welcome
1301 Piccard Drive, Rockville, MD 20850
If you are a student or the parent of a student who is experiencing a mental health crisis, such as suicidal thoughts or actions of self-harm, please call 911 or the Crisis Center immediately.


Counseling Office: 240-740-6460

Fax: 301-670-1418

Denise Perez


Sixth Grade Counselors

Emily Greenberg

Latisha Nelson

Last Names A - C

Last Names D - Z

Seventh Grade Counselors

Emily Greenberg

Erika Jovel

Last Names A - C

Last Names D - Z

Eighth Grade Counselors

Courtney Freeman, Resource Counselor

Kevin Tindoll

Last Names A - E

Last Names F - Z



The counseling department at Lakelands Park Middle School is committed to supporting academic achievement, social-emotional growth, and college and career readiness for all students.  Our mission will be accomplished through advocacy, the use of equitable practices and relationship building. 


All Lakelands Park Middle School students are strong problem solvers, college and career ready, and exhibit integrity.  Their strong character makes them effective citizens in an increasingly diverse and interconnected world.  

Read about the Role of the Middle School Counselor


Enrollment Forms

Please review this document for the process to enroll your student.  


Other Helpful Numbers

The Montgomery County Hotline:  301-738-2255

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK

Safe Schools Maryland Tipline:  833-MD-B-SAFE

Pride Youth Services 1-877-774-3311

How Does My Counselor Assist Me?

For Students

We help you be the best student you can be by:

  • Supporting academic achievement
  • Increasing career awareness
  • Assisting with social emotional development

 These successes can be achieved through:

  • Classroom lessons
  • Counseling groups
  • Individual Counseling
  • Registration and Scheduling

Don’t forget: The Counseling Department offers something for everyone!

  How do I Contact my Counselor?

  • Email your counselor
  • Fill out a request to see your counselor in the Counseling office

Before school, during lunch, and after school are the best times to come to the Counseling Office so you do not miss instruction.

For Parents

 How do I make an appointment to meet with my child's counselor?

  • Email the counselor directly
  • Parents can call 240-740-6460 between the hours of 7:45 and 3:15 to arrange an appointment

 How do I make an appointment with one of my child's teachers?

  • Email the teacher directly

Attendance Questions?

How can my child receive Student Service Learning Hours?

  • Refer to the MCPS SSL homepage for opportunities and the SSL form
  • If you have any specific SSL questions, please contact our SSL coordinator Ian Stuart.


Mental Health Support

Every Mind

Mental Health Association of Maryland

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Resources

Caring Matters - Grief and Loss Resources


Community Resources

Department of Health & Human Resources

Maryland Children’s Health Program

Local Food System Resources - Montgomery County Food Council

LGBTQ Resources - updated Jan 12.pdf