Fazio-Griffith appointed to state board of examiners


Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Laura Fazio-Griffith
by: Tonya Lowentritt 

     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University Associate Professor of Counseling Laura Fazio-Griffith has been appointed by Gov. John Bel Edwards to the Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors Board of Examiners.
     The LPC Board determines whether applicants are eligible for registrations or licenses and investigates accusations of illegal, unethical, or inappropriate practice of mental health counseling or marriage and family therapy in Louisiana.
     “We are thrilled Laura has been selected for this prestigious appointment. Her selection is a reflection of her character and high standards by the community of LPC professionals and peers,” said Ann Carruth, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. “I'm proud of Laura as she embarks on this unique, professionally enriching experience.”
     Fazio-Griffith has worked in the counseling field since 1999. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist, a licensed professional counselor, a registered play therapist, and a national certified counselor.
     A resident of Baton Rouge, she holds an undergraduate degree in sociology from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Ala., a master’s degree in public administration from the University of West Florida in Pensacola, and a master of education in counselor education and doctorate of counselor education from the University of New Orleans.

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