Head School Counselor

Deborah Potee

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Roles

Head School Counselor

Contact

Phone: 413-529-3674
Email: dpotee@williston.com

Bio:
Deb joined Williston in 2019, and prior to joining Williston worked most recently as a School Adjustment Counselor at Greenfield High School (Greenfield, MA) where she led psych-social groups, restorative justice circles, and taught sexuality health classes. Prior to that, Deb was the Clinical Case Manager and Therapist at Amherst College (Amherst, MA), a K-12th grade School Counselor at the Meadows School at the Brattleboro Retreat (Brattleboro, VT), and Therapist in the family medicine department at Boston Medical Center (Boston, MA). Deb is a certified sexuality health teacher, state certified sexual assault volunteer advocate, trained restorative justice leader and mediator, and was a Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis Postgraduate Fellow (Amherst, MA).

Education:
Deb holds a Master’s in Library Science from Simmons University (Boston, MA), Master’s in Social Work from Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA), and she earned her BA in history from Beloit College, (Beloit, WI).
 

Fun fact:
I used to be a National Park Service ranger and hope, in the future, to be one again.