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Emergency / Hotline Numbers

Agora Crisis Center
24 hour crisis hotline
(505) 277-3013

Domestic Violence Shelter/SAFE House

NM Crisis Line
24 hour crisis hotline

Suicide Hotline
1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

APD Non-Emergency
(505)242-COPS (2677)

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children




The mission of the Tierra Antigua Elementary School Counseling Program is to provide a proactive, comprehensive and developmentally appropriate program that maximizes every students academic and career goals while supporting their personal/social emotional needs. This is accomplished in partnership with teachers, administrators and parents to enable all students to become successful, responsible citizen and life-long learners. 

School Counseling Program

Elementary School Counselors provide a comprehensive School Counseling Program addressing academic, personal/social, and career development. The School Counseling Program is designed to meet the needs of ALL students.  The primary focus is to reduce barriers to learning.  Students may be referred for services by a staff member, family member, peer, and/or self-referral.

Individual/Responsive Counseling Topics include: friendship issues, coping skills, decision-making skills, and family life issues. "School counselors do not provide therapy." (1-3 Sessions Maximum)                                                                 

Small Group Counseling Based on need and availability.  Topics include: Divorce/Family Changes, Friendship/Social Skills, Coping Skills (anger management & problem solving skills), Grief & Study Skills (usually 5-6 Meetings)                                                                             

Classroom Guidance Lessons: We facilitate grade-appropriate lessons in every class  (K-5) on problem-solving skills, anti-bullying strategies, friendship skills, preparing for middle school, internet safety and other applicable topics in the following categories: Academic Development, Personal/Social Development & Career Development

Crisis Hotline

Contact Us

kindergarten, 2nd, & 4th Grade
Contact Monica Rodriguez  Monica Rodriguez (505) 792-3262 ex: 37804 School Counselor
1st, 3rd, & 5th Grade
Contact Vanessa Peres  Vanessa Peres (505) 792-3262 ex: 37805 School Counselor