Therapy

Small Talk provides individual, couples, family, and group counseling.


Treatment specialization includes:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Work and Career Related Issues 
  • Cultural & Identity Development Concerns
  • Family and/or Couples Counseling
  • Grief/Bereavement Counseling
  • Spiritual Concerns
  • Sport Psychology & Performance Support
  • Stress & Time Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Group Counseling

Therapeutic Support Groups

  • Small Talk & Walk Wellness Group
    • Join us for 8 weeks of supportive conversation and fitness fun as we "talk and walk" and process a variety of topics and wellness concerns.
    • 50 minutes; Comfortable walking attire recommended
    • Upcoming Sessions:
      • Sunday's at 7:00 am
      • January 21st, February 4th, February 18th, February 25th, March 4th, March 11th, March 18th, and March 25th
  • Love Thy Self(ie)
    • A monthly interpersonal support group for young women ages 12 - 17. Each girl in attendance will participate in an enriching, interactive, and fun support group experience where she will learn about developing her identity and loving and celebrating herself for who she is.
    • Upcoming Sessions:
      • Sunday's at 4:00 pm
      • February 25th, March 18th, April 15th, May 27th, and June 17th
  • Sister2Sister
    • Sister2Sister is a female support group that discusses a variety of topics related to identifying as a woman in a "real talk" environment. These topics include relationship concerns, career paths, and cultural identity.
    • Upcoming Sessions:
      • TBD as clients express interest
  • The Circle
    • The Circle is an interpersonal and developmental group for men and women that focuses on a variety of topics including relationships, cultural concerns and social skills.
    • Upcoming Sessions:
      • TBD as clients express interest
  • XYZone
    • XYZone is a male support group that discusses a variety of topics related to identifying as man in a "real talk" environment. These topics include relationship concerns, career paths, and cultural identity.
    • Upcoming Sessions:
      • TBD as clients express interest

We also provide clinical practicum and internship opportunities for master’s students.  Please call 225-341-2853 or email samlltalkcounseling@gmail.com for more information. 


Helpful Forms

If you're a new client, please complete the following forms and bring them to your first therapy session.

Client Psychotherapy Intake Form

Limits of Confidentiality/Therapy Cancellation Policy 

If you would like me to coordinate care with another provider (for example, your psychiatrist, primary care physician, etc.), complete this form to authorize release of psychotherapy information:

Authorization to Disclose Information Form