Dr. Ida Anding Chauvin, LPCS, LMFT
Dr. Chauvin is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Mediator, and Parent Coordinator. She has a B.A. in business, a M.A. in psychological counseling from Nicholls State University, and a Ph.D. in counselor education from University of New Orleans.
Previously, Dr. Chauvin has been an elementary and middle school counselor and a crisis counselor in high school settings. She has clinical experience in drug court, domestic violence shelters, and private practice where she works with clients who have anxiety, depression, trauma, marriage, couple, divorce, family mediation, and family issues. Currently, she is an Associate Professor in the Counseling and Guidance Program at Louisiana Tech University. She provides contract counseling services for the Counseling Center and Psychological Resources counseling center in Ruston, Louisiana.
Her research interests, publications, and counseling specializations include children and children’s issues including anxiety, sleep quality, career counseling, narrative practices, crisis intervention, career and life coaching, marriage and family counseling, family therapy, mediation, and creative techniques in counseling. She is highly specialized in working with children as well as adults in relationship issues, divorce, crisis, and parent collaboration and has been the counseling advisor for the A. E. Phillips Laboratory School in Ruston, Louisiana. She also provides advocacy services for children and their parents with local school districts. Dr. Chauvin is very active in supervising Provisional Licensed Professional Counselors in the state of Louisiana.