Emma Wheeler-School Psychologist

Contact Mrs. Wheeler

Email: emwheeler@gcsd.k12.sc.us

Phone: 843-237-9899

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What is a School Psychologist?

School psychologists provide direct support and interventions to students; consult with teachers, families, and other school-employed mental health professionals to improve support strategies; work with school administrators to improve school-wide practices and policies; and collaborate with community providers to coordinate needed services. Click here to learn more about school psychologists.

About Mrs. Wheeler

Emma Wheeler is the school psychologist for Waccamaw High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Coastal Carolina University and a master’s and specialist degree in school psychology from Winthrop University. Mrs. Wheeler has been with GCSD since 2012 and served Waccamaw High since 2016. She is a nationally and state certified school psychologist, as well as a licensed psychoeducational specialist. As a school psychologist, Mrs. Wheeler has training in mental health, learning, and behavior. Her goal is to help students succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally through a range of services to youth and their families, and through collaboration with educators and parents. Mrs. Wheeler serves as a member of the school’s student intervention and MTSS team, as well as on the district’s crisis intervention team. Mrs. Wheeler lives with her husband, young daughter, and 2 dogs in Pawleys Island. She enjoys running, kayaking, hiking, traveling, baking, and yoga. Mrs. Wheeler is also passionate about animal rescue and serves on the board of Halfway There Rescue.


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