Ledora Yerks, Licensed Professional Counselor in Louisiana

Ledora Yerks, LPC-S, NCC, M.Ed., ACS, Clinical Sexologist

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I am an experienced clinical Sexologist, and Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor who is dedicated to providing individuals, couples, and families the tools they need to create healthy, meaningful relationships with those around them.

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Board-Certified Counselor/Therapist, Certified Sexologist, Sexuality/Life Coach, Speaker, and Consultant currently with Motivate Wellness Behavioral & Relationship Health Services, LLC. in Harvey, LA. I work with Couples and Individuals. My service population are Adults, Adolescents, and Children starting at the age of 8 years and older.
My interests range from entrepreneurship to travel. I am also interested in promoting relationships and wellness, causes, innovation, and educating everyone as to love yourself, while learning to love others in the manner that you deserve to be loved.

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Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief & Loss
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Pre-Marital & Marital Issues
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Identity
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Trauma & Ptsd

Therapy Types

  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy

Community Specialties

  • Biracial
  • Black
  • Health At Every Size (HAES)
  • Lgbtqia+
  • Military Families
  • Single Parents
  • Trauma Survivors
  • Veterans

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$125.00 - $300.00
Sliding Scale
No
Pay By
Cash, Health Savings Account (HSA), Credit Card, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Insurance Plans Accepted
Aetna
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Blue Cross/Blue Shield
,
Cigna
,
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Services
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Humana
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Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
4
License(s)
License #
state
Licensed Professional Counselor
5468
Louisiana
Board Certification(s)
National Board of Certified Counselor
American College of Sexologist International
Professional Association(s)
Membership Type
Louisiana Counseling Association
Professional
Graduate School(s)
Degree
Year Graduated
Loyola University at New Orleans
M.Ed.
2002