TZ Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources


Katelin Burns, Ph.D.
School Psychologist
(845) 680-1613

Bradley Hercman, Psy.D.
School Psychologist
(845) 680-1610

Ponnu John, LMSW
Prevention Counselor
(845) 680-1671

Jessenia Cursio, LCSW
School Social Worker
(845) 680-1775
(845) 680-1134


Crisis Directions

If you or someone you care about is in crisis, seek help by doing one of the following:

  • Call 911
  • Go to your nearest emergency room
  • Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK
  • Call the Behavioral Health Response Team at 845-517-0400


Dear Students and Families,

Welcome to the TZHS Mental Health web page. We have compiled this site to provide some information about common mental health concerns among high school students.  TZHS offers services and resources to support student wellness.  We encourage students to reach out to their school counselor, school social worker, or school psychologist if they have any additional questions or concerns regarding their mental health.


Dr. Katelin Burns, Mrs. Jessenia Cursio, Dr. Bradley Hercman & Mrs. Ponnu John

TZHS Wellness Center

The Wellness Center (located in the library) provides a range of resources to support students and families in meeting day to day challenges, through prevention, intervention and education in a comfortable setting.  Students are encouraged to speak with the counseling team around issues such as anxiety, stress, depression, peer relationships, substance use, grief & loss, parent/child communication, sexual orientation & gender identity, among other topics.

Students are permitted to use the Wellness Center with the permission from their assigned teacher as a ‘cool down’ space.


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