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Joan Fischer, M.A., NCC, LPC-S, LMFT-S Director of Thomas E. Chambers Counseling and Training Center

Department/Program: Counseling Center


Ms. Fischer holds a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Our Lady of Holy Cross College as well as a master’s degree in Special Education from the University of Missouri, St. Louis.

She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), and certified in Reality Therapy/Choice Theory. Ms. Fischer is currently the Director of the Thomas E. Chambers Counseling and Training Center. She has taught in the undergraduate counseling program at OLHCC as well as maintaining a private practice. In addition, she has worked as a consultant to the Jefferson Parish Public School System, has worked in mental health rehabilitation programs, and worked with the Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority providing counseling support to individuals with disabilities and their families. She has developed and presented over twenty workshops and presentations for schools, community agencies, private corporations, and professional conferences.

Curriculum Vitae

M.A. Our Lady of Holy Cross College - Counseling (2003)

M.Ed. University of Missouri, St. Louis - Education (1976)

B.S. University of Missouri - Education (1970)

Joan Fischer

Office Location

Thomas C. Chambers Counseling Center - Counseling Department Offices

Office Hours

11:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Monday-Thursday

Mailing Address

4123 Woodland Drive, New Orleans, LA 70131

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