Therese Kirkpatrick, LMSW
Therese Kirkpatrick, LMSW is a proud native of Church Point, Louisiana where she attended Church Point High School until 2013, receiving a high school diploma. Mrs. Kirkpatrick received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a minor in Child and Family Studies from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL) in 2017. After completing her undergraduate studies, Mrs. Kirkpatrick enrolled at Louisiana State University to pursue her passion in the field of Social Work. In 2019, Mrs. Kirkpatrick completed her Master of Social Work (MSW). Mrs. Kirkpatrick has been a Licensed Social Worker since 2019 and has experience working in both inpatient and outpatient settings, while providing clinical services to adolescents, teenagers, adults, and families.
Therese believes each client is inherently worthy. This driving passion is why Mrs. Kirkpatrick strives to assist clients in building up their self-esteem, in addition to empowering them to make the necessary changes in their lives to achieve their desired goals. As a mother and wife, Therese understands the unique challenges related to family and mother. Mrs. Kirkpatrick’s personal and professional experience drives her motivation to work with new mothers, teens, and young adults to address self-esteem related issues, in addition to grief, depression, trauma, and anxiety.
Mrs. Kirkpatrick’s goal is to ensure that clients feel validated, seen, and heard. This passion-driven work is meant to support those who are suffering and assist individuals to grow from their pain. Brene Brown said that “Vulnerability is not winning or losing; it's having the courage to show up and be seen when we have no control over the outcome. Vulnerability is not weakness; it's our greatest measure of courage.”