Important information regarding COVID-19
In order to keep up with current guidelines and expectations surrounding COVID-19 all physical sessions for therapy will be suspended until further notice. Choosing Empowerment will convert to using teletherapy for the time being. To schedule your appointment, please call 612-405-2902.
Licensed Professional Counselor
Shawnnell Batiste is a Masters Level Mental Health Professional. She graduated Valedictorian from Francis T. Nicholls in 1990. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Louisiana State University and her Masters of Art Degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. Shawnnell is currently licensed as a Professional Counselor in Louisiana as well as Texas. Shawnnell has a passion for serving those in need and has done so by being an active part of programs that feed the homeless, being a foster/adoptive parent, and providing emotional support and sincere care for many children. Shawnnell is eager to continuing healing the community and providing counseling to those who are chronically underserved.
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"Shawnnell is so flexible. She makes it possible for me to get the help I need on a schedule that works for me. She even comes to my home!!!
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