School Counseling

The school counselors at Paramus High School are committed to facilitating student development in the areas of academic, personal/social, and college/career planning. Our counselors provide personalized support with a focus on addressing each student's individual needs and providing guidance to promote student wellness and success. Connecting students and parents with the information and resources needed to make informed decisions is our priority. 

Student Appointment Calendars

Instructions for scheduling an appointment with your school counselor:
Click on your assigned counselor's calendar link below. Appointment times are available for at least the next two weeks. Find your desired appointment time slot and click on the selected date/time. Add a description if you want to let your counselor know what you would like to discuss. Click save. You will receive an email confirmation with a Google Calendar invite for the date/time of your appointment.

Navigating the College Application Process

Please take a moment to watch our video regarding how to navigate the college application process.

School Counseling Team

Contact our school counselors at (201) 261-7800, ext. 3111 or 3114 or by email.

Mr. Joseph Gencarelli
School Counselor
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Ms. Nicole Ives
School Counselor
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Ms. Shannon Moran
Lead Counselor
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Ms. Ashwini Reddy
School Counselor
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Ms. Daura Schucker
School Counselor
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Ms. Sandra Vanderzee
School Counselor
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Mr. Joseph Traina
Anti-Bullying Specialist/SAC
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Ms. Diane Wirth
CarePlus Clinician
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Counseling Office Staff

Ms. Theresa Finizio
Office Aide
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Ms. Michele Luparello
Office Assistant
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Ms. Maria Mattushik
Office Assistant
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District Office Staff

Ms. Tiffany M. Goodson
Supervisor of School Counseling K–12
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Ms. Marylin Maestre
Secretary to the Supervisor of School Counseling K–12
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