Mental Health Help

Virtual/on-site licensed mental health therapists from The Caring Tree are accessible at
Hewitt-Texas Elementary School. Services are billed through the family's insurance, but don't let cost prevent care; financial help is available.

To learn more about the therapists, click on their bio:

Michaela Gilles, The Caring Tree

To make a referral, please contact School Counselor Laura Lafave

If your child has been referred, please complete this paperwork:

Good mental health is a state of balance in our thoughts, emotions, & behaviors. These signs may indicate that mental health therapy is right for your child:

  • Isolated
  • Low motivation
  • Sudden changes in behavior/dress/friendships, eating and sleeping habits
  • Anger, irritability, outbursts or irrational behavior that is out of character
  • Sudden drop in grades
  • Evidence of self-harm or suicidal comments
  • Impulsivity
  • Sadness that does not seem to go away
  • High level of fear/worry/anxiety that go beyond what is typical for their developmental age
  • Increased negative behaviors
  • Poor hygiene
  • Chronic peer/social issues
  • Vomiting unrelated to illness
  • Difficulty with concentration & attention, problems with short-term memory