Social Worker

Sheila O'Hara Coughlin, L.C.S.W.

Fayetteville-Manlius High School Social Worker

(315) 692-1856


Mrs. Coughlin is a Licensed Certified Social Worker (L.C.S.W.) who is trained in dealing with a wide variety of mental health issues.  She is a graduate of Providence College, and received Masters degrees in Social Work and Educational Leadership from Syracuse University.


Program Goals: To provide confidential counseling and psychotherapy for mental health issues.

  • Alcohol
  • Substance Abuse
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Stress
  • Death
  • Divorce
  • Loss
  • Relationships
  • Sexuality
  • Peers
  • Family Relationships
  • Conflict
  • Violence
  • Abuse
  • Bullying

Students may be referred by teachers, administrators, counselors, parents, or may self-refer.

The first step to improving one's mental health is recognizing a struggle or conflict in your life that you haven't been able to overcome on your own. Social work services can increase self acceptance and learn tools to manage change.

Services provided by Mrs. Coughlin include:

  • Assessment
  • Crisis counseling
  • Short-term individual counseling
  • Information and Referral
  • Links to Community Resources
  • Small Educational Groups
  • Educational Programs / In-service for Faculty and Parents
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Referrals


Mental Health Links for More Information

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
American Asperger’s Association
American Society for Suicide Prevention
The Brown University Child and Adolescent Behavior Letter
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
The Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
KidsPsych website
Mayo Clinic
Mental Health America
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
The National Association of Parent Teacher Associations
National Autism Association
National Eating Disorders Association
National Institute of Mental Health
National Library of Medicine’s Medline Plus Website
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
Stop Bullying Now
Teaching Tolerance







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