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Danielle Cole-Thomas, ED.S, LPC

Danielle Cole, Ed.S, is from Monroe, Louisiana and a graduate of Neville High School.  Ms. Cole moved to Lafayette, Louisiana to attend the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s of Science in Counselor Education with a concentration in school counseling.  Ms. Cole is currently employed with the Lafayette Parish School System (LPSS) as a school counselor and has served in this capacity for the last twelve years. During her tenure with the school system Ms. Cole provided ten years of service in an elementary school and presently provides counseling services to children in a middle school setting. Ms. Cole earned an Educational Specialist Certification (Ed. S) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Louisiana State University in December 2019. 


Ms. Cole enjoys working with and helping others. Ms. Cole’s previous experience includes providing services to girls at a girl’s shelter and the B.I.G.S in Schools program with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana.  These experiences helped steer Ms. Cole in the direction of helping children. 


Ms. Cole enjoys working with all ages yet has a special interest in adolescents, young adults, teen girls and women. Ms. Cole is passionate about overall health and wellness, specifically the importance of how positive factors can improve point of view from the inside out. 


Ms. Cole been formally trained in ballet and danced for many years. Ms. Cole has participated in numerous half marathons, with her favorite one being the Princess Challenge at Disney World. In her spare time, Ms. Cole  loves spending time with family and friends, (which includes her Yorkie Dolce’), teaching barre classes, and exercising.


Ms. Cole has a heart to serve all those in need and feel as though she is driven by passion to connect mental health and physical health for all those in need. 

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