Degrees and Certifications:
Debbie Medves - 6th grade
Debbie Medves has been a counselor at Sun Valley Middle School for over 17 years. She received her Master's degree in Counseling in 1998 from the University of NC at Charlotte. She has been a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of North Carolina since 2005.
She has a special interest in how trauma of all sorts can impact children neuro-biologically and thus impede optimal functioning in relationships, emotional stability and cognitive functioning. Continued professional development opportunities, coupled with the results of the "Adverse Childhood Experience Studies" of the CDC (Center for Disease Control), have created a passion in her to increase awareness and education in parenting practices which promote the transmission of healthy development multigenerationally for individuals and society as a whole.
She also enjoys the outdoors, gardening, animals and reading.