• AMY BURNS, LCSW
    Adjustment Counselor, Chandler School K-2 
    aburns@duxbury.k12.ma.us   (781) 934 7680
    Amy Burns
    Welcome!! 
     
    An adjustment counselor collaborates with teachers, administrators, and parents to teach the whole child and help ensure all students have a positive learning experience! I have been working with students in grades K-12 for 17 years and this is my third year at Chandler. Here, students will see me in the classrooms, the specials, the lunchroom, at recess and of course in my small classroom by the upper library. To the new families, and the families I have not yet met...please do not hesitate to introduce yourselves to me as I value communication greatly! I absolutely love my job, and am willing to hear any questions, concerns in hopes of making learning and growing a great experience for your children. 
    The list of books below is a great starting point for some common elementary school topics. But there are so many other resources, so please do not hesitate to ask! 
    Thanks!
     
    Amy Burns, LCSW


     
     
     
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     Friendship

    • Making Friends Is an Art by Julia Cook
    • The Monster Who Lost His Mean by Tiffany Strelitz Haber
    • Peanut Butter and Cupcake By Terry Border
    • How To Lose All Your Friends by Nancy Carlson
    • The Care and Keeping of Friends (American Girl)
    • How To Be A Friend by Laurie Krasny and Marc Brown
    • How Do Dinosaurs Stay Friends?  By Jane Yolen and Mark Teague
    • Do Unto Otters by Laurie Keller

    Blurting/Filtering Thoughts

    • Decibella and Her 6 Inch Voice by Julia Cook
    • My Mouth Is A Volcano! By Julia Cook
    • Zach Gets Frustrated By William Mulcahy
    • I Can’t Believe You SAID That! By Julia Cook

     Changing Families

    • Families, Families, Families By Suzanne Lang and Max Lang
    • My Mother's House, My Father's House  By C.B. Christiansen
    • Dinosaurs Divorce A Guide For Changing Families By Laurene Krasny Brown and Marc Brown

     Feelings

    • How Are You Peeling? Food With Moods by Saxton Freymann
    • The Way I Feel by Janan Cain
    • If You Are Angry and You Know It by Cecily Kaiser
    • What’s That Look On Your Face by Catherine Snodgrass

    The Incredible Flexible You Series

    by Ryan Hendrix, Kari Zweber Palmer, Nancy Tarshis, Michelle Garcia Winner

    • Whole Body Listening
    • Thinking With Your Eyes
    • Body In A Group
    • Thinking Thoughts and Feeling Feelings

     Worries/ Coping Skills

    • Willma Jean the Worry Machine by Julia Cook
    • What to Do When You Worry Too Much (A Guide To Overcoming Anxiety) by Dawn Huebner, Ph.D.
    • The Invisible String by Patrice Karst
    • Willow Wonders Why Do I Worry? By Wynne and Kristin Beckstrom Radcliffe, MSW, LCSW
    • Courage by Bernard Waber
    • The Story of Fish and Snail by Deborah Freedman
    • Franklin In The Dark by Paulette Bourgeois
    • First Day Jitters by Julie Dannebert
     
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