Shawnnell Batiste, LPC|Choosing Empowerment

Brief Description of Product or Services

Choosing Empowerment is a Virtual Mental Wealth & Resource Agency. We serve individuals, couples, and families ages 5 & up. We provide Psychotherapy, life coaching, therapist training, and supervision, as well as resources. We are active in healing the African American Community, nurturing and supporting families of the Foster Care system, offering guidance to former Adoptees, encouraging and empowering women of color, fortifying Black men and the formerly incarcerated, advocating for the LGBTQ+ community, and has become a training ground for matriculating Mental Health Professionals entering the field who are interested in working with our population. A large component of Choosing Empowerment’s mission is to destroy the barriers that inhibit Marginalized and Disenfranchised communities from seeking Mental Wellness services. Increasing access through education and communication reduces stigma. Virtual services eliminate transportation/time barriers. Payment options tackle financials & training new therapists offers availability. Choosing Empowerment’s mission is rooted in Empowering people to use their power of choice to heal while developing healthy relationships, the first being with themselves. We welcome you to be your authentic self in our Cyclebreaking community.

Mental Health and Wellness Support Provider

Accepted Insurance

Aetna, Amerigroup, BCBS, Cigna, Evernorth, Optum, United, Medicaid

Weekend and Evening Availability

Offers evening appointments, Offers weekend appointments

States Served

Louisiana, Texas



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