Provisional Licensed Professional Counselors


Sarah Steed M.A., PLPC

Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor

Sarah is a Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor (PLPC).  She holds a Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.  She is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC).

Sarah has experience working with adults, families, and children.  She has worked with issues such as grief, anxiety, depression, family issues, relational issues, and post recovery work from addiction.

Sarah is a Certified SYMBIS Facilitator who works from an integrated biblical worldview, with focuses in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Brief Solution-Focused Therapy, and Trauma Informed Care for Foster & Adoptive Families.  She is passionate about seeing her clients reach their personal goals, and becoming the people they wish to be.  Sarah sees it as a privilege when clients allow her to join them on their journey to become more well-rounded individuals, experiencing more joy and satisfaction in their lives


Mallory Cooper M.A., PLPC

Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor

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Mallory is a Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor (PLPC). She holds a Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Mallory is a certified Prepare-Enrich Facilitator and trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

Mallory has experience working with adults, adolescents, families, and couples. She has worked with issues such as trauma, grief, anxiety, depression, self-harm, OCD, codependency, family issues, relational issues, premarital work, and post recovery work from addiction.

Mallory counsels from an integrated biblical worldview with focuses in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, EMDR Therapy. She enjoys seeing her clients reach their personal goals. She hopes to achieve this by creating a safe and non-judgmental therapeutic environment. Mallory considers it a privilege when clients allow her to join them on their journey to wholeness and healing.


Mark Oakes, M.S., PLPC

Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor

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Mark is a Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor (PLPC) under the supervision of a licensed professional counselor and is a graduate of William Carey University where he completed a Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. He is a member of the Louisiana Counseling Association. 

Mark has experience working with adults, families, and children. He has worked with issues such as anxiety, depression, grief, ADHD, anger, and trauma. 

Mark counsels from an integrated biblical perspective, with focuses in cognitive behavioral therapy, and Brief Solution Focused Therapy. Mark always works to create a safe environment for his clients as they work together towards the client goals.


Charnetta Robinson, Ed.D, PLPC, NCC

Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor

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Dr. Charnetta Robinson-Landon is a Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor (PLPC) and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). She holds a Master of Education in Counselor Education from the University of New Orleans. She also holds a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership from Southeastern Louisiana University. 

Charnetta has experience working with adolescents, young adults, and adults. She has experience working in individual and group modalities. She has worked with a variety of issues to include: bullying, cyber bullying, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, coping with life changes and transitions. As a former teacher, she particularly enjoys working with clients seeking guidance related to college and career exploration. 

Charnetta’s style of counseling is integrative. Elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Client-Centered Therapy are used chiefly. In some instances, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) will be incorporated as well. 

Charnetta guides clients in exploring patterns of thoughts and actions in efforts to gain understanding and devise solutions while simultaneously creating a warm environment rooted in trust, understanding, empathy, and unconditional positive regard.



Catherine “Cat” Schully M.S., PLPC, NCC

Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor

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Catherine “Cat” is a Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor (PLPC) and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). She holds a Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Loyola University New Orleans. Cat is a member of the Association for Play Therapy (APT) and is working towards becoming a Registered Play Therapist (RPT).

Cat has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families in a variety of settings. She frequently utilizes interventions such as Child-Centered play therapy, Sand Tray Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in her work with clients. Cat also has experience with Child- Parent Relationship Training (CPRT) and uses this model to help parents build stronger bonds with their children through play.

Cat focuses on increasing awareness and acceptance of difficult thoughts and emotions in order to help clients navigate through challenging life events. She encourages using ones’ strengths and values to drive them towards meaningful actions. In creating a safe, accepting space, Cat believes individuals will find tools within themselves to achieve their goals. She is extremely thankful to be a part of the team at Northshore Family Counseling and is passionate about guiding others to positive change.


Alex Wendel M.A., PLPC

Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor

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Alex is a Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor under the supervision of a Licensed Professional Counselor and is a graduate of the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary where he completed a Master of Arts in Counseling with a Specialization in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. He is a member of the American Counseling  Association (ACA) and is Prepare-Enrich Certified. Alex also completed a Masters of Arts in Christian Apologetics and uses this training to practically integrate psychology and spirituality in the counseling process. 

Alex has experience working with adults, teenagers, families and has worked in individual and group modalities. He has helped people who have struggled with issues stemming from: trauma, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, spiritual issues, and difficult or complicated life transitions.

Alex approaches counseling from an integrative and holistic perspective that embraces a biblical worldview while implementing skills and techniques from other counseling models/approaches. Some of these counseling approaches include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Prepare/Enrich, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). He hopes to establish trust-centered relationships with his clients so that they will feel the safety and support needed to reach a place of healing and flourishing.