Beau Laviolette, LMSW,LAC
Beau is a highly qualified and compassionate person with 10 years of experience working in mental health and substance abuse counseling. He has extensive knowledge in addiction counseling, motivational interviewing, conducting workshops, professional speaking, conducting psychosocial assessments and working with a multi-disciplinary and diverse team.
As a former United States Marine and president of the Student Veteran Association at Tulane (SVAT), he has learned how to lead and serve any team that he has had the pleasure of belonging to. After Beau was honorably discharged from the Marines, he decided to continue his career in serving others. Beau has worked for various addiction treatment centers in Jefferson Parish including Responsibility House, Resources for Human Development (RHD), and Gateway Recovery.
Beau received his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Tulane University in 2011 and a Masters of Social Work from the Tulane School of Social Work (TSSW) in 2013. Beau completed his internship at the University of New Orleans Counseling Center. There he conducted individual counseling sessions, career testing, workshops, didactics and outreach services. Beau joined the Jefferson Parish District Attorney's office in February 2014 and finally launched Therapy Teacher in 2015!