Supporting Your Well-Being
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We're Here to Listen
At Restoring Light Counseling our mission is to help you rediscover the joy in life. We offer individual and family counseling services and treat a wide variety of issues.
To provide the highest quality mental health services to our clients through evidenced based services and compassion with the expectation of making progress towards growth and fulfillment of self in daily living.
Alden Murphy is a graduate of Louisiana State University Shreveport where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and then her Master of Science in Counseling Psychology. Alden has experience working with a variety of issues including trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and abuse. She enjoys helping people learn skills to improve their belief that they will be able to move past negative experiences, so they find inner peace. She believes in a holistic approach which brings in spirituality and psychological techniques as part of the therapy experience. Additionally, Alden is a board approved supervisor, helping new counselors improve their skills as a therapist. Her focus for clients is to help them gain understanding of themselves, change faulty thought processes, learn acceptance skills to build resiliency, and find ways to improve themselves mentally and spiritually. Alden believes that each person is unique and knows themselves best and works with them to achieve their goals
Amanda Veuleman earned her Bachelor of Science from Northwestern State University. She then went on to receive her Master of Science in Counseling from Louisiana State University Shreveport in 2016. She is registered with the Louisiana Professional Counselor’s Board of Examiners as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and with the Addictive Disorder Regularity Authority (ADRA) as a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) and Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (AADC). Amanda completed a yearlong internship where she ran both group and individual counseling sessions to help those struggling with addiction. After completing her internship she spent several years with the company eventually moving up to office manager. She has experience working with programs to treat anger management, counsel domestic violence survivors, counsel domestic violence offenders, and teach effective parenting skills. She then held the role of director of outpatient at New Day Recovery working with co-occurring disorders such as addiction, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and personality disorders. Amanda is trained in EMDR therapy and is currently working towards her certification. Amanda’s focus is on working together to provide a safe and confidential environment while communicating with clients one-on-one and in group settings to help them overcome personal obstacles to achieve their counseling goals. This is achieved by helping clients to identify and subdue unhealthy thought patterns while discovering and implementing healthier coping skills through clinically tested and evidenced-based interventions.
Lauren Moody is a graduate of Louisiana State University in Shreveport with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology. She then went on to receive her Master of Science in Counseling in 2017, also from Louisiana State University in Shreveport. Lauren's passion is working with women who want to overcome depression, anxiety, relationship concerns, eating disorders, body image concerns, and chronic stress. Additionally, Lauren is a trained EMDR provider who offers trauma therapy services for those who need it. Lauren’s focus is on identifying and changing thought patterns and beliefs and helping clients discover their resilience and ability to find inner healing. Lauren also believes in incorporating spirituality to help clients access hope and strength. Lauren has worked in multiple counseling roles including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, inpatient substance abuse recovery centers, outpatient clinics, and private practice.
Sarah Harris is a graduate of Louisiana State University Shreveport where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and her Master of Science in Counseling. Her passion is to work with women who are facing difficulties such as anxiety, depression, low self esteem, relationship issues, and spiritual abuse. Sarah has an integrative approach to therapy, incorporating many modalities including EMDR for the treatment of trauma. Through volunteer opportunities, she has gained experience working with individuals from all walks of life. Sarah currently volunteers with Purchased: Not For Sale providing counseling and psychoeducational groups to women coming out of the sex industry and adult victims of sex trafficking. Additionally, Sarah volunteers with the Arc Caddo-Bossier’s GREAT program, helping clients to develop life skills through Equine Assisted Learning. Her goal is to help facilitate your process of self-discovery and self-acceptance through the use of evidence-based practices.
Baxter is a rescue dog turned therapy dog who is under the leadership of Alden Murphy. Despite his intimidating build, he is the sweetest boy you will ever meet. He will be happy to accommodate you on your therapy journey.