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PSA Military Student Support

Child and youth behavioral military and family life counselors provide support to military children for a variety of issues, including low self-esteem, behavioral problems, and changes at home. These counselors, who are part of the Military and Family Life Counseling Program, understand the issues military children face and can be especially helpful during challenging periods, including deployments and PCS moves.

For more information

School Liaison Specialist (SLS) Joint Base Charleston

Chris Gerry
Ph:  843-963-4410
Cell:  843-300-2523

Jennifer Ohmer

Ph: 843-963-2931
Cell: 843-998-1456

PSA Military Family Life Counselor

Debra Dinolfo, MA, LPC
Ph:  843-630-4960

Mrs. Dinolfo is a South Carolina licensed professional counselor (LPC) working for a Department of Defense contractor to be available only to students of military families.  Previous to her work at PSA she worked 16 years for the SC Department of Mental Health as a supervisor for programs that support children and families in academic settings.  Her focus with students and military families at PSA is related to the particular issues and transitions that military families face and includes social skill building, improved communication,  meeting new people, effective use of feelings, and confidence building.  Conversations with military students are kept confidential unless a Duty to Warn is deemed necessary.