School of Allied Health Professions

Department of Counseling


Adrianne Frischhertz, Ph.D.

Adrianne Frischhertz, Ph.D. is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor and Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor.  Currently, she is a part-time Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling in the School of Allied Health Professions at LSU Health New Orleans.  Dr. Frischhertz has published and presented on both local and national levels to educate others about counseling and play therapy. She is a graduate of both the Louisiana Counseling Association and Association for Play Therapy Leadership Academies and serves on the Louisiana Association for Play Therapy and Association for Child and Adolescent Counseling (Louisiana chapter) boards. She serves on the editorial board of the Louisiana Counseling Association Journal. Clinically, she focuses on providing services to children ages 3-12 and their caregivers, as well as supervision to those seeking licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) and certification as a Registered Play Therapist.

Education and Training:
2011 Doctor of Philosophy, Counselor Education
University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

2006 Master of Health Sciences, Rehabilitation Counseling
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

2004 Bachelor of Science, Psychology
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 

Areas of Research/Interests:
Clinical Supervision
Play Therapy

Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor
Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor

Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator


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