•  Cheryl Culberson MA,LCDC,LPC

    Achiever* Developer* Connectedness* Consistency* Futuristic

    Student Assistance Counselor
    Rivera Elementary 
    I obtained my
    Bachelor of Social Work Degree from Southern University A&M Baton Rouge, LA .While
    working as a Social Worker in Baton Rouge, LA; I returned to college and
    completed my Master Degree in Mental Health Counseling.

    Southern University
     During my career I have worked with various populations such as the school system, mental health agencies, substance abuse treatment facilities and the correctional facilities.  
    I truly enjoy
    working with the youth population. When employed at Volunteer of America, LA., I
    worked as a Family Interventionist Therapist who assisted parents and children
    in the school system that were experiencing life stressors. 

    Throughout my diligent work and consistent
    drive, I obtained my Licenses as a Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Licensed
    Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC).

    I moved to
    Texas in 1998, where I have been blessed to expand my skills and knowledge in the
    counseling field. I began working with Metro-Care Mobile Adolescent Crisis
    Intervention Team as a Crisis Therapist in 1998.
    Expanding my career as a 
    Substance Abuse Counselor in Outpatient Programs as well as in the Correctional Facilities.
    After relocating to 
    the Denton area with my family, 

    I worked with Denton MHMR mobile Crisis Intervention
    team, University Behavior Health (UBH) and Private Practice agencies.

    I am pleased
    to serve as your Student Assistance Counselor at Rivera Elementary. I strive to
    help students and their families maximize the opportunity for changing their thinking
    and behaviors which empowers life choices. As your Student
    Assistance Counselor, I hope to provide our students with the RECEIPT for successful coping skills  that will EMPOWER then to overcome
    barriers in all areas of their life.


     Please do not hesitate to contact my office for assistance. My office hours are

    Monday - Friday, 8am - 4pm. I can meet with you

    via phone(940)369-3813,cculberson@dentonisd.org
    email, or in person. 

Last Modified on September 29, 2016