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MFTAC Board Update

2 CE Hours On Demand

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This presentation will provide the participants with information about the LPC Board and the Marriage and Family Therapy Advisory Committee (MFTAC) including updates from the last year and upcoming important events.


Please note that this session is approved for LMFTs, Counselors and Addiction Counselors ONLY.

Target Audience
  • Louisiana Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Louisiana Counselors
  • Louisiana Substance Abuse Counselors and Trainers
Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Participants will be introduced to the members of MFTAC.

  • Participants will be educated on rule changes and related updates that have occurred in the last year.

  • Participants will be educated on upcoming important events and pending changes.

Louisiana Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists

This workshop meets the requirements and has been approved for 2 hours for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists in Louisiana by the Louisiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Louisiana Counselors

The Louisiana Counseling Association is approved by the Louisiana Licensed Professional Board of Examiners to offer continuing education clock hours. This presentation has been reviewed and has been approved for 2  CE clock hours for Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors.

Louisiana Substance Abuse Counselors and Trainers

Approved for 2 continuing education hours provided by Louisiana Association of Substance Abuse Counselors and Trainers (LASACT) Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority (ADRA) AEP #E-002.

CE Policy and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
Mark Reynaud, LPC-S, LMFT-S

Mark Reynaud, M.A., LPC-S, LMFT-S holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of New Orleans and received his Master of Arts Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Northeast Louisiana University (now ULM) in 1991.  Since that time, he has worked in a variety of clinical settings including home-based services, partial hospitalization program, private practice, and employee assistance programs.  He is currently the Clinical Director for Hidalgo Health Associates, an EAP based in the Baton Rouge area.  His main areas of interest as a clinician are working with couples and clinical supervision.  He is a member of LCA and LAMFT and is a Clinical Fellow of AAMFT. Mr. Reynaud has previously served on the LPC Board of Examiners and Marriage and Family Advisory Committee from March 2010 to July 2014.  He held the position of Chairperson of the MFTAC from February 2012 to July 2014.  He resigned from the Board in 2014 to pursue studies in theology and in 2020 was ordained a Permanent Deacon in the Catholic Church. Mr. Reynaud resides in Greenwell Springs, LA with his wife of 34 years, Sheila.  They have three adult children and are active members of Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Baton Rouge where he serves as a Permanent Deacon.


Foley L. Nash, LPC-S, LMFT-BAS (term 3/2021-3/2025) obtained his BA in Spanish (German minor) from NLU (ULM) in 1972, & his Master’s in Adolescent/Adult Counseling from NLU in 1983. His other credentials include clinical supervisor status for both PLPC’s & PLMFT’s, & he is privileged for Appraisal. From Monroe, Louisiana, he now lives in Baton Rouge. A former public-school teacher (1975-1985), with a Louisiana teaching certificate valid for life, he is certified in English, Spanish, French, German, & K-12 Secondary Counseling. Other post-graduate work involved study of Spanish Philology & Linguistics, with a graduate minor in French & Spanish based Pidgin & Creole languages of the Caribbean.

In private practice part-time since 1984, he’s had various roles in his full-time professional work since his public-school teaching activity: Founder/Administrator of a hospital-based alternative school, Executive Director of a group home, Unit Manager for a psychiatric hospital, & Director of a hospital’s community outreach program for youth. Additionally, he’s done federal & state level EAP work, & was the team leader (& Program Director) for a Forensic ACT team. In 2012, he became the Children’s System Administrator for the Louisiana Behavioral Health Partnership, serving 800,000+ Medicaid-eligible children, & helped to develop Phase 1 of CSoC for the state. In 2016, he became the Behavioral Health Director of Aetna Better Health of Louisiana.

Active in professional organizations, including LCA & AAMFT, he’s been a former President of LAMHCA, a Government Relations Chair & an Ethics Chair for LCA, & has served on a variety of state boards & commissions. As a member of the Society of Behavioral Medicine and several of their SBM special interest groups, he reviews abstracts submitted for the annual SBM conferences.


Mr. Nash has served on the Louisiana Adoption Advisory Board, & he & his wife Glenda have been certified as foster & adoptive parents.  They’ve also been active in both recreational & some light competitive ballroom dance activity.  In earlier years, he conducted & competed in various chess tournaments, & held a national rating from the US Chess Federation.


In mid-2021, he became Director of Clinical Programs for Anthem/Healthy Blue of Louisiana, as the clinical support for providers statewide whose Medicaid clients have co-occurring mental & physical health disorders. On the LPC Board of Examiners, he also serves as the Vice Chair of the Marriage & Family Therapy Advisory Committee.

Kelly M. Tyner, Ph.D., LMFT-S

Dr. Kelly Tyner is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Clinical Fellow of AAMFT. She received a Master’s and a Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. In addition to maintaining a small private practice, Dr. Tyner is currently serving as the Associate District Director for Counseling within Readjustment Counseling Services through the Department of Veteran Affairs. In the past, Dr. Tyner has served on the Louisiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (LAMFT) Executive Board as Secretary and was Treasurer of the LMFT PAC. Dr. Tyner lives in Shreveport, Louisiana with her four children.

Abigail Hays, LPC, LMFT

Abigail Hays is from Rayville, LA. She received a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and minor in Dance from The University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2012. She also received her Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from ULM in 2015. She graduated in the top 10% of graduate students in the United States. She is dually licensed as a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor. Her passion for child advocacy is evident by her years of dance instruction, mentoring American Legion Auxiliary Girls State delegates, and working with youth and their families in various community roles. She served as the Vice President of the Louisiana Girls State Association and is on the Alumni Advisory Committee for Phi Mu Fraternity. She resides in Richland Parish with her husband and daughter.

Jamie Doming, MBA
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