Brandis Winstead

Phone: 843-269-2590

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Brandis Winstead

Mrs. Winstead is a part of our guidance counseling team at Moore Middle School. She attended Moore Middle School many years ago when she was in 7th and 8th grade! In 1994 she began her professional career at Moore as a 5th grade teacher, which was the year Moore transitioned to an intermediate school. Since then, she has worked in Florence as a teacher, counselor, and administrator for the past 26 years.
Mrs. Winstead believes that we all should learn together, love each other, and laugh a lot! Among other things, she has learned to fly a plane and still hopes to learn Spanish in her future. She and her husband have three children who keep them very busy, but she wouldn't have it any other way. She believes that we learn every day, and everything we do should be done with our greatest ability.

 Krystle G. Baker, MA, LPCA

Phone: (843) 269-2655 office

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Krystle G. Baker, MA, LPCA

Krystle Baker currently serves as the School Based Therapist for John W. Moore Intermediate School in Florence, SC.  Krystle provides mental health therapy services to children within the school setting. Formerly she served as the Director of Treatment Services for AMIkids Bennettsville for 13 years.  She is a certified Train the Trainer in Aggression Replacement Training (ART) and Motivational Enhancement Therapy Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (MET-CBT). She is also certified in Skillstreaming the Adolescent, Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Ties, and Moral Reconation Therapy for Aggression and Substance Abuse.Mrs. Baker has a Bachelor’s Degree from Winthrop University in Political Science, a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Webster University, a Master’s Degree in Gerontology from Webster University, and completed course work in the Board Certified Behavior Analysis Program with the University of South Florida.  She is also a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate.  

 Denise Long

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Denise Long

Ms. Long is a part of our counseling program at Moore Middle School. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina in Elementary Education. She was a classroom teacher for nine years. After receiving her Master Plus 30 in School Counseling and Learning Disabilities, she made the switch from classroom teacher to school counselor. Ms. Long has 30 plus years of experience in the field of education and counseling. Ms. Long loves being a school counselor and believes everyone can and will thrive when they know they are respected, valued and loved.

 Mrs. Holmes

Phone: 843-269-8652

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Master’s in Education as a School Counselor.

Mrs. Holmes

Mrs. Holmes is a part of our counseling team at Moore Middle School. She
received her undergraduate as well as graduate degree from Liberty University.
After 14 years of working in the healthcare field, Mrs. Holmes made a career
change and completed her Master’s in education as a school counselor. Mrs.
Holmes loves working with students and helping them see the potential inside of
them. She believes students are not only change makers of the future, but can be
change makers of our now.