Kellie Giorgio Camelford, Ph.D., LPC-S, NCC, NCSC, Registered Play Therapist, PCIT-Certified is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor specializing in parenting, women's issues, children and adolescents. She received specialized training in the fields of play therapy, school counseling, parenting, and perinatal mood disorders. As an Assistant Professor at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – New Orleans she enjoys teaching and supervising students, as well as providing clinical and community services. Based on her teaching efforts, she was awarded the Dr. Allen A. Copping Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2019. Her research interests include ethical issues in counseling and supervision. Prior to teaching, Dr. Camelford was a professional school counselor at a local parochial high school in New Orleans, and a private practitioner. Furthermore, she serves on various boards and committees within the University, profession, and larger community to promote professionalism in the fields of counseling and supervision.