Dr. Kathy Steele

Dr. Kathy Steele

Professor of Counseling

Occupying the James H. and Susan E. Brown Christian Counseling Chair

Director of Clinical Training

Ph.D., LMFT-S, LPC-S

Office: LMCCC 104-B
Office Phone: (504) 816-8306
Fax: 504-816-8090
E-Mail: ksteele@nobts.edu

Education

  • PhD, NOBTS, 2004
  • ThM, NOBTS, 2004
  • MAMFC, NOBTS, 2001
  • BA, Oklahoma Baptist University, 1974

Teaching Experience

  • Professor of Counseling, NOBTS, 2015-Present
  • Associate Professor of Counseling, NOBTS, 2010-2015
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology and Counseling, NOBTS, 2005-2010
  • Full Time Contract Professor, NOBTS, Spring 2005
  • Adjunct Professor, NOBTS, 2001-2004
  • Adjunct Professor, Leavell College, 2001-2002
  • Panama Baptist Seminary, 1987-1988

Teaching Specializations

  • Social and Multicultural Issues in Counseling
  • Trauma
  • Brief Therapy
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
  • Childhood Disorders and Therapies & Play Therapy
  • Contemporary Approaches to Marital and Premarital Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Family Development
  • Scientific Research I

Ministry Experience

  • Missionary, International Mission Board, SBC, 1978-1999
  • Minister of Christian Education, Parkview Baptist Church, 1999-2005
  • Minister of Counseling and Women's Ministries, Parkview Baptist Church, 2000-2005

Publications

Ph.D. Dissertation
  • The Impact of Scripture-Based Prayer by Mothers on the Emotional Adjustment of Children

Professional Certifications

  • Licensed Professional Counselor, LA #2662
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LA #715
  • Approved Supervisor LPC, LMFT
  • Prepare/Enrich Trainer
  • Trainer in PREP Materials
  • Trained in Family Rules Program
  • Trained in Couples Communication Program
  • Trained in LINKS Program
  • Certified EMDR Therapist & Consultant for EMDR Therapists
  • Serving on Licensed Professional Counselors Board of Examiners of Louisiana Dec 2012-Present
  • Serving as Chair of LPC Board of LA, 2018-Present

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC)
  • Member of Louisiana Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Clinical Member, American Association of Marriage & Family Therapy (AAMFT)
  • Member of Louisiana Counselor Association
  • Member of American Counseling Association
  • Member of the Association for Play Therapy
  • Member of Louisiana Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
  • Member of Louisiana Association for Spiritual, Religious, and Ethical Values in Counseling
  • Member of Louisiana College Counseling Association
  • Member of Louisiana Association of Marriage and Family Counseling (LCA)


RECOGNITIONS

NOBTS OUTSTANDING CLASSROOM TEACHER OF THE YEAR (2006)

MONTCLAIR WHO’S WHO IN COLLEGIATE FACULTY 2010-2011

DISTINGUISHED EDUCATOR: PRESENTED BY LOUISIANA ASSOCIATION OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS 2015

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