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Feb. 8-9, 2019
Liana Lowenstein
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Amanda H. Chapoton, LPC-S, LMFT
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Amanda H. Chapoton, LPC-S, LMFT, a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPC-S) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), has served as Director of Clinical Services with Brandon P. Romano, Psy.D. and Associates since 2010. Mrs. Chapoton earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Southeastern Louisiana University in 1997. She earned a Master of Education in Counseling from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2001. In addition to her LPC-S and LMFT, Mrs. Chapoton earned her certification as a Registered Play Therapist in 2005.

Her diverse career includes time as an adjunct professor at Southeastern Louisiana University teaching courses in career planning, child development and marriage and family studies. Her career also has been devoted to the treatment of children, youth and families affected by physical and sexual abuse. Her extensive experience in counseling includes treatment of high-risk youth and those with mental health disorders as part of the Louisiana Judicial System.

In 2007, Mrs. Chapoton began providing treatment to juveniles who were adjudicated for sexual offenses. In her work with Brandon P. Romano and Associates, her practice has focused on the treatment of both the victims and perpetrators of sexual offenses. She is a trained forensic interviewer who has assisted law enforcement and child protection services in over seven parishes with child sexual abuse investigations, including testifying in open court. She has been qualified to testify as an expert in the field of counseling in the courts of Louisiana. Mrs. Chapoton currently provides services in East Baton Rouge, Ascension, Livingston and Tangipahoa Parishes.