B.S., Sociology, University of Houston, 1999
B.S., Political Science, University of Houston, 1999
EC-4 Generalist- University of Houston- Clear Lake-2003
M.S., Counseling, University of Houston-Clear Lake-2006
School Counseling Cerfication-2007
I am licensed as a LPC-S #4855 with the Louisiana LPC Board of Examiners, 8631 Summa Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70809, (225) 765-2515. I am a Board- approved Supervisor of Counselor Interns.
I am also licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Marriage and Family Therapist in Texas.
Counseling Relationship : I believe as a Licensed Professional Counselor, my primary obligation is to respect the integrity and to promote the welfare of my client, whether this is through individual, group or family therapy. In a group setting, I am responsible for taking reasonable precautions to protect the individuals in the group from psychological or physical trauma resulting from interactions within the group. I assume the responsibility for maintaining the confidentiality of all records and documents, considered to be private, professional information, in accordance with Federal, State and professional laws and conduct.
Areas of Expertise : Child & Adolescent Interventions, Interpersonal Relationships, Juvenile and Adult Sex Offenders, Depression, Anxiety, Adjustment Disorders, Self-esteem, Assessment, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Critical Incident Stress Management, Clinical Supervision of LPC’s, Life Strategy (also known as Coaching – this is NOT a counseling relationship, but a lifestyle and performance improvement relationship).