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School Counselors

Our Counselors are for Behavioral & Mental Health needs. If you need to contact an Academic Counselor for student records, please email during the school year or the school Principal over the summer. 

Brandie Layrisson, LCSW          

School Counselor


Conferences Available by Appointment

Brandie Layrisson, LCSW, received her Bachelor of Social Work from Southeastern Louisiana University and her Master of Social Work from Louisiana State University.  As a licensed clinical social worker, Brandie has worked with the school system in some capacity throughout her career providing treatment services to students and their families.

Please email Brandie Layrisson for information on counseling services at Ponchatoula Jr High School or to make a referral for your student to receive counselling services at school. 

Parent Referral Form

Staff Referral Form

Angela Ferrara, RKM Community Counselor

Ms Ferrara is at PJHS on Tuesdays and every other Thursday. 


Conferences Available by Appointment