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Thomas Fonseca, Ph.D., NCC, LPC-S, LMFT

Department/Program: Behavioral Sciences

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. Mississippi State University - Counseling

M.Ed. University of New Orleans - Counseling

M.Ed. University of New Orleans - Higher Education Administration

B.A. Loyola University, New Orleans - Religious Studies


Professional Experience

Dr. Fonseca is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Louisiana, a board approved LPC supervisor in Louisiana, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in Louisiana, a National Certified School Counselor (NCSC), and a National Certified Counselor (NCC). He is the recipient of the 09-10 Humane & Caring Award, 09-10 Distinguished Professional Service Award, 03-04 Presidential Recognition Award for Distinguished Service from the Louisiana Counseling Association. He is also the recipient of the 2010 Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award (Adjunct Faculty) at Our Lady of Holy Cross College. His research interests include crisis intervention, ethics, and professional identity. He maintains a private practice in the New Orleans area.


Academic Experience

Assistant Professor, Our Lady of Holy Cross College since 2011

Adjunct Faculty Member, Our Lady of Holy Cross College since 2005


Professional Associations

American Counseling Association

American School Counseling Association

Louisiana Counseling Association

Louisiana Marriage and Family Therapy Association

Courses Taught

COU 606 Theories of Counseling

PSY 101 General Psychology

Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

Crisis Counseling

Internship Supervision

Professional Orientation and Ethics in Counseling

School Counseling

Interviewing and Counseling

Advanced Interviewing and Counseling

General Psychology

Dr. Thomas Fonseca

Office Location

East Hall Office #10

Mailing Address

4123 Woodland Drive, New Orleans, La. 70131

Direct Phone

(504) 398-2207

Department Phone

(504) 398-2215

Fax Number

(504) 391-2421

Email Address