•   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
     Click on the following resources below!
    Go RAMS!  
     Lynn Poston, LMSW
    Student Assistance Counselor 
    Office 817-547-4423
    Fax  817-595-5139