Lori Barthel

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling
M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Lori Barthel is a contributing faculty member for the master’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor and Telehealth approved therapist in the state of Louisiana. She is a National Certified Counselor and a National Certified School Counselor. Dr. Barthel has been practicing clinically for over 15 years in the K-12 public school system as a professional school counselor and mental health provider and as the owner of a private practice offering mental health services to children, adolescents, adults, and couples. Her professional counseling presentations have focused on educating professionals on youth suicide prevention and intervention, mental health issues of adolescents, mindset matters, restorative practices, and mindfulness.

Courses Taught

COUN 6316 - Techniques of Counseling

COUN 6720 - Diagnosis and Assessment


BA, University of New Orleans

MEd, University of New Orleans

PhD, Walden University

Awards / Honors

Chi Sigma Iota, Omega Zeta Chapter , Walden University, 2020

Golden Key International Honor Society , , 2019

Other, National Society of Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi, 2019

Ph.D. CES Grant , Walden University, 2018

Taylor Opportunity Program for Students Award, , 1999


Barthel, L. P., Klapatch-Francis, S. (2016). Youth suicide prevention and intervention for school counselors. Louisiana Counseling Association