Prof. Kevin Foose teaching counseling course

Department of Counseling

Healing People, Helping Communities

As you train to be a skilled clinical mental health counselor, your graduate program will emphasize academic and experiential learning, and learning about self. You’ll be prepared for professional counselor licensure as well as advanced graduate work.

Program Philosophy and Mission Statement

Loyola’s Counseling Program offers eligible counseling graduate students a carefully designed curriculum that will prepare them personally, academically, and professionally to become skilled clinical mental health counselors. One of the program’s core beliefs is that effective professional counselor preparation requires a continuous blending of three types of learning: academic learning, experiential learning, and learning about self. Thus, this program, consistent with the Jesuit philosophy of educating the whole person, is designed to help students gain knowledge, understanding, and skills in a planned sequence that builds toward more advanced concepts and more sophisticated clinical interventions.  Ethical, social, and cultural concerns are emphasized throughout the program.


student Achievements + Research

Students accepted to present research at the Association for Play Therapy International Conference 2015

Join us in congratulating three students from our Counseling Department & Play Therapy Center for Education & Research who were accepted to present their research ideas at the Association for Play Therapy International Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

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faculty Achievements + Research

Loyola Counseling Faculty to Present at ACES National Conference

The Counseling Department faculty will be traveling to Philadelphia for the national conference of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). All five full-time faculty members have been accepted to present at the conference.

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alumni Achievements + Research

Congratulations on your new jobs!

Alumini accept job positions at various agencies in New Orleans.

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