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Dec 14, 2012
Governor Bobby Jindal Announces Appointments to the Marriage and Family Therapy Advisory Committee

BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced appointments to the Marriage and Family Therapy Advisory Committee.

The Marriage and Family Therapy Advisory Committee serves to examine and qualify all applicants for licensure as marriage and family therapists and recommend to the Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors Board of Examiners each successful applicant for licensure, attesting to his professional qualifications to be a marriage and family therapist.

According to the statute, the commission is comprised of four licensed marriage and family therapist board members appointed by the governor from a list of names submitted by the executive board of the Louisiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Appointments to the Marriage and Family Advisory Committee:

Dr. Kathryn “Kathy” Steele, of Metairie, is an Assistant Professor in Psychology and Counseling at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and serves as the Director of Clinical Practice at NOBTS. Steele was nominated by the Louisiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, and will be appointed to serve as a licensed marriage and family therapist, as required by statute.

Dr. David Legendre’, of Lafayette, owns a private practice for individual, couple and family therapy in The Centre for Family Mediation at the Acadiana Addiction Center. Legendre’ was nominated by the Louisiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and will be appointed to serve as a licensed marriage and family therapist, as required by statute.

 
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