Lynn Poston, LMSW
Student Assistance Counselor
Richland Middle School
BISD Counseling Vision Statement

“Guidance, advocacy, and empowerment” is the foundation for success for all students and staff

in academics, career, and personal/social aspects of life.

BISD Counseling Mission Statement

To ensure that all students position themselves to excel with integrity
in an ever changing global society through innovative and responsive learning environments
utilizing guidance, individual planning, responsive services, and system support. 


Mrs. Poston’s Purpose:

To empower students and staff by teaching useful coping and problem-solving skills to facilitate personal responsibility, healthy choice-making, and safety.

Mrs. Poston’s Role:

To provide support to students, families, and staff, who are in need of counseling, crisis intervention, community resources, and social support.


Services Provided include, but are not limited to:

Individual Counseling                             Brief Family Counseling
Classroom Guidance                               Mediation Meetings
Social Skills                                             Community Resource Referrals
Support Groups                                 Student Observations (Behavioral)  
Crisis Intervention & Referral

Issues Addressed Include, but are not limited to:
Anxiety/Depression                       Grief & Loss
Behavior Problems                      Bullying             
Social ProblAems                         Sexual Identity Issues
Self-Harm                                      School Challenges (Academic & Social)
Suicide Issues                                          Developmental Challenges
How to make an appointment:
Call or email to schedule an appointment.  Otherwise, please advise your student to come to my office before or after school to schedule.   I will do my best to see your student within 24-48 hours.
Please feel free to view the videos below for help!


SuicideHonesty: a street experiment
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Go RAMS!  
 Lynn Poston, LMSW
Student Assistance Counselor
Office 817-547-4423
Fax  817-595-5139