Deborah is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Board Approved Supervisor. She has maintained a private practice in Harahan since 2011 where she currently provides individual counseling to adults facing a variety of issues, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, grief, and addiction. She is also currently attending the University of New Orleans (UNO) working on a Ph.D. in Counselor Education. From 2007 to 2013 she was the lead therapist facilitating group counseling sessions for the Adult Psychiatric Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Programs at River Oaks Hospital. She has additional work experience providing treatment services on the inpatient Adult Psychiatric Unit at River Oaks to patients experiencing acute symptoms, as well as working as a mobile crisis counselor conducting assessments in the emergency rooms of several hospitals on the Northshore. She also has experience providing substance abuse counseling in conjuction with the New Orleans and Baton Rouge treatment provider for the Federal Bureau of Prisons. In addition, Deborah has experience as an international co-instructor working alongside one of her UNO professors and a fellow doctoral student providing intensive coursework in case conceptualization and treatment planning to masters students in transcultural counseling at the Valletta campus of the University of Malta.
License: Louisiana LPC-S #4041
Professional Memberships: American Counseling Association, Louisiana Counseling Association, Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Chi Sigma Iota - Alpha Eta Chapter