Executive Director, Children’s Advocacy Center - Hope House
in New Orleans
Thomas Mitchell, LPC-MHSP, NCC currently serves as Executive Director of Children's Advocacy Center - Hope House in Covington, Louisiana. Thomas began his CAC career with the Carl Perkins Center in 2013 as a Clinical Therapist. He went on the become the Director of Clinical Services, providing oversight of trauma-focused therapy in 16-Children's Advocacy Centers across West Tennessee. Thomas performed undergraduate and graduate coursework at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, LA. Thomas holds certification in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Trust-Based Relational Interventions(R) as both a Practitioner and Educator. His research interests include normative conformity, complex developmental trauma, and neurological effects of trauma. He currently serves as Board President of the Louisiana Alliance of Children's Advocacy Centers and Board Treasurer for the Exchange Club of West St. Tammany. Thomas resides in Covington, LA with his wife Sayuri and twin daughters, Zoe and Emma.