LPA Mission Statement
The mission of LPA is the advancement of
psychology as a science, as a profession, 
and as a means of promoting health, 
education, and human welfare.

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Executive Council
Director & Diversity Committee Chair
President & Ex-Officio Member of all Committees
Lucinda L. DeGrange, Ph.D.
Audubon Behavioral Health, LLC
7513 Maple St.
New Orleans, LA., 70118
(504) 460-7151
lucindadegrange@yahoo.com





Immediate Past President
Lacey L. Seymour, Ph.D.
Live Oak Behavioral Psychology, LLC
56 Louis Prima Drive, Suite A 
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 327-7256
dr.lacey@liveoakchildrens.net





President Elect
Julie B. Nelson, Ph.D.
Psychological Services Institute
11914 Justice Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70816-2372
(850) 564-0077
drjulienelson@yahoo.com





Secretary
Gail Gillespie, Ph.D.
137 N. Clark Street #10
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 442-8762
gailgillespie13@gmail.com






Treasurer
Charles R. Burchell, Ph.D.
2075 Duncan Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 926-7500
charles.r.burchell@gmail.com






Louisiana's APA Council Representative
Michele McCarthy Larzelere, Ph.D.
Ochsner Cancer Center
1514 Jefferson Hwy
New Orleans, LA 70121
504-296-1017
Michele.Larzelere@gmail.com





Director & Diversity Committee Chair
Fernando Pastrana, Ph.D.
Clinical and Neuropsychologist
Neuropsychology Center of Louisiana at Gretna 
310 Huey P. Long Ave, Suite 107
Gretna, LA
(504) 366-1377
nclag310@gmail.com





Director & Professional Affairs Committee Chair
Kim E. VanGeffen, Ph.D.
145 Robert E. Lee Blvd., Suite 306
New Orleans, LA 70124
(504) 286-1424
kimvangeffen@cs.com







Director
John T. Fanning, Ph.D.
Touro Rehabilitation Center
1401 Foucher Street
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 421-0730 
johntfanning@yahoo.com






Director
Conni Patterson, Ph.D.
3022 Percival Stern Hall Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 813-1747
cpatter6@tulane.edu





Director
William Costelloe, Ph.D.
40 Thrasher Street
New Orleans, LA 70124
(504) 450-6523
whcostelloe@msn.com







​Executive Director
Cindy Bishop
(225) 933-5435
Cindy.Bishop@Checkmate-Strategies.com

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