Counseling/Wellness Corner

Alcott School Counselor


My name is Renee Reinhardt I am the School Counselor at Alcott Elementary.  I am excited to work with your children and you. 

San Diego Native here.  In my free time I love spending time with my Orange tabby cat named willow, singing karaoke, going to the beach, playing card and board games with friends and family.   I graduated from San Diego State in 2006 and majored in Spanish.  Si  hablo Español.  I graduated in 2010 at National University in a Masters of Science in Educational Counseling.  I have worked in La Mesa-Spring Valley School District starting in 2007 and have worked in San Diego Unified since 2015.   My passion is helping students with emotional/social issues.   I love seeing students grow academically, emotionally, and socially. 

Some of the things I do as a School Counselor is

Academic Support

  • Student Study Team (SST) for those students who are struggling academically or behaviorially
  • 504 Plan for those students who have a medical diagnosis and need extra support at school

Social Emotional Support

  • Classroom lessons
  • Small groups and Individual Counseling

Reasons to see the counselor

  • Worried about something (school, family, work
  • Want help making choices or solving a problem
  • Child is having problems developing friends
  • Any big life changes
  • Someone is hurting your child
  • Your child is feeling like hurting him or herself and others


  • Everything a student says in the counseling office is confidential UNLESS:
  • Someone is hurting the student
  • The student wants to hurt someone else
  • The student wants hurt self


Renee Reinhardt

School Counselor at Alcott Elementary

[email protected]

619-605-1200 ext. 2109


Crisis Resources:

County of San Diego ACCESS and Crisis Line: 1-888-724-7240
    • ACCESS to mental health service providers and CRISIS children's services are available at the Access and Crisis Line.
    • Available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
    • (TDD/TYY for the hearing impaired) Spanish speaking counselors are available most hours, and interpretation is accessible in over 140 languages through language interpreting services.
    • Dial 7-1-1 or English Voice/TTY: 800-855-7100 or Spanish Voice/TTY:800-855-7200
Health and Human Services Resources: 

Resources for Staying Mentally and Emotionally Healthy from SDCOE:

San Diego-Based Mental Health and Family Services:

San Diego-Based Autism Resources:

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