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Teen Health Clinic

Teen Health Clinic

All Kent Phoenix Academy students can get free health care and counseling at the Kent Phoenix Academy Teen Health Center during the school year. The Teen Health Center is located in Room 309. To get started, a parent or guardian needs to fill out and sign the registration forms. Your student can bring the completed paperwork to the Teen Health Center.
 
The Teen Health Center follows all Washington State laws about parental consent. Students must be registered for the health center, including a parent or guardian signature, to be seen for a medical visit. Once your student has registered, there is no need to sign up again. Like all doctor’s offices in Washington, teens of any age can seek confidential reproductive health care services. Confidential mental health services are available for teens age 13 and over. The staff of the teen health center is committed to promoting family communication about health issues.
 
Having health care services on campus is a great way to help our students healthy and help them succeed in school. We hope you’ll take advantage of these important services! If you have any questions, please contact the Teen Health Center at (253) 373-6940.
 

Clinic Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday  9:00am - 4:00pm 
 
 
Services

No one will be charged for services. The Kent Phoenix Academy Teen Health Center is brought to you by Kent School District, Public Health – Seattle & King County, and Kent Youth and Family Services. It is funded in part by the Washington State Department of Health. We accept DSHS Medical Coupons and private insurance to cover a portion of our costs.
 
Health Care
Our services include care for illnesses, allergies, acne, and other conditions; sports and employment physicals; immunizations (shots); female health care, and testing for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and HIV.

Mental Health Counseling

Our services include counseling for depression, stress, loss of a loved one, healthy relationships, self-esteem, family conflict, peer pressure and healthy habits.
 
 
Staff

Marchell Mathes is our Nurse Practitioner during Clinic hours and Melissa Ellis provides clerical support. Frewin Hermer is a licensed therapist and Missa Braund-Allen is also a licensed therapist.  They enjoy working with teens and families, helping them to overcome life’s obstacles and work toward their goals. Common issues they may help with include stress reduction and coping, depression and anxiety, trauma recovery, family issues, problems with peers, school motivation and attention problems. Referrals to other support systems (drug and alcohol treatment, etc.) can also be provided.
 
Counseling Hours
 
Frewin Hermer: Monday 9:30am - 6pm, Tuesday 9:30am - 6pm, Wednesday 1:00pm - 6pm , and Friday 10-2pm
Missa Braund-Allen:  M 12-5pm, W 12-4:30pm, Th 10-1:30pm, and F 9:00-4pm 
 
 
Forms

To get started, a parent or guardian needs to fill out and sign the registration packet. Your student can bring their completed forms to the Teen Health Center. There are many ways to get a registration packet:
  • Pick one up at the Teen Health Center
  • Call us and we’ll make it to you
  • Download and print the forms below
Last Modified on October 1, 2013
Site Name: Kent Phoenix Academy
Site Alias: ph
Channel Name: Student Resources
Channel ID: 502
Section Name: Teen Health Clinic
Section ID: 704
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