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Counselor / Psychologist / Speech Therapist

Counselor -

Michele Branch has worked in the Westminster School District for the past 19 years. Michele meets with students individually and in groups within the scope of academic support, social-emotional development, career planning and crisis response. She works in collaboration with staff, parents, administration and community partners to ensure students are both successful and safe.  She supports many programs at Stacey such as Girl Power, AVID, PBIS and social clubs on campus.


Psychologist -

Aisha L. Gutierrez is a psychologist that works within the educational system to help children with emotional, social, and academic issues. With the assistance of the Special Education team, school psychologists help to deal with various behavioral issues, learning difficulties, disabilities, emotional problems, and other concerns. Our goal is to collaborate with parents, teachers, and students to promote a healthy learning environment that focuses on the needs of children.
Speech Therapist -
Tara Schammann has worked for 20 years as an SLP in the schools ranging from assessing and treating preschool age students to middle school students. She has also worked in private practice as well as contract work for Regional Center of Orange County to assess and treat children under the age of 3. Speech-Language Pathologists assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and fluency disorders in the schools to aid in a student’s ability to successfully access curriculum and communicate with peers and adults in their environment.