Stephanie-Beck

Stephanie Beck

Gender Identity: Female
10+ Year Experience, Board Certified Specialist, Child Custody Consultation, LGBTQ+ Friendly
Pollock, LA

Personal Quote:

You don't drown by falling in the water, you drown by staying there ~ Edwin Louis Cole

Bio:

Stephanie was born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana, and took a non-traditional approach to higher education. After her own divorce in 2006, she relocated her and her two children to Ruston Louisiana where she earned her bachelors degree in 2008 and went on to earn her Master of Arts Counseling and Guidance in 2010 from Louisiana Tech University. While earning her Masters in Counseling, she also earned a Masters Certificate in Dynamics of Domestic and Family Violence.

Stephanie is licensed to practice in both Louisiana and Texas. Her practice experience includes various settings from inpatient hospital setting, residential treatment facility, school, home and community based and private practice. She has experience working with children, adolescents, young adults and couples who are going through various life transitions.

Stephanie’s counseling style is solution focused while also combining techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as well as Family systems therapy. She has advanced training in Step-family dynamics through the Stepfamily Foundation. In addition she has advanced training through Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) to provide Custody Evaluations, Parent Coordination as well as Family Mediation.

Stephanie provides an environment that is warm, caring, respectful, safe and supportive that will facilitate overall growth and change. Stephanie not only has the qualifications on paper, she also has lived experience as a single mom and stepmom as well as someone who has experience divorce from both the child and parent’s perspective.

Stephanie is passionate about taking a life changing experience and assisting the parties in moving forward that is the least traumatic for all.

In addition to her educational background, Stephanie has extensive advanced training and certifications in the following areas:

Advanced Training: The Mediation Institute: Family and Divorce Mediation, 2012
Advanced Training: Association of Family and Conciliation Courts: The Fundamentals of Parent Coordination, 2021
Advanced Training: Association of Family and Conciliation Courts: The Fundamentals of Conducting Child Custody Evaluations,
2022
Advanced Training: Association of Family and Conciliation Courts: The Fundamentals of Conducting Parenting Plan Evaluations,
2023

National Board-Certified Counselor (NCC), 2013, #328322

Certification: The Praed Foundation: CANS Assessor, 2013

Certification: Stepfamily Foundation Certified Counselor, 2023

 

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Languages

English

Services

Primary Service:

Custody Evaluation Preparation and Consulting

Other Services Offered:

Parenting Coordination
Divorce and Life Coaching

Licensed In

Louisiana
Texas
Education & training

Master of Arts Counseling and Guidance, Louisiana Tech University
2010
Graduate Certificate, Dynamics of Domestic and Family Violence, Louisiana Tech University
2010
Bachelor of Arts, General Studies, Louisiana Tech University
2008

Certifications

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), State of Louisiana, 2013, #4977
Licensed Professional Counselor Board Approved Supervisor (LPC-S), 2015, #4977
Licensed Professional Counselor Board Approved Telehealth Provider, 2019, #4977
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), State of Texas 2021, #87400

Awards

Affiliations

LCA: Louisiana Counseling Association: member since 2010
ACA: American Counseling Association: member since 2010
NBCC: National Board for Certified Counselors: member since 2013
AFCC: Association of Family and Conciliation Courts: member since 2021

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