EbertsStephanie Eberts

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice

Bachelor's Degree: Foreign Language Education, University of Georgia, 1995

Master's Degree: Professional Counseling, Loyola University New Orleans, 2000

PhD: Counselor Education and Practice, Georgia State University, 2010

Phone: (225) 578-2202

Email: seberts@lsu.edu

Office: 122B Peabody Hall



Stephanie Eberts, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice at Louisiana State University and the Coordinator of the School Counseling Concentration. Dr. Eberts received her undergraduate degree in Foreign Language Education from the University of Georgia. After graduation, she spent three years living and working in San Francisco prior to starting a master’s program in Professional Counseling at Loyola University in New Orleans. Dr. Eberts worked as a school counselor (at both the Elementary and Middle school level) in New Orleans for six years prior to returning to school. During her doctoral training she worked with Safe and Drug Free Schools of Gwinnett County in Georgia for three years. After completing her PhD program at Georgia State University in 2010, she moved to Austin to work at Texas State University. After five years as at Texas State University, she returned to her home state of Louisiana to work at LSU. Dr. Eberts’ areas of interest include school counseling, group counseling, play therapy, and trauma and crisis counseling.

Selected Publications

Mason, E, Eberts, S., & Wynne, L. (in press). Outcome research and future directions of classroom guidance. In J. Daigle (Ed). Classroom guidance for prevention, accountability, and outcomes. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishing Company.

Eberts, S. & Homeyer, L.  (2015). Processing sand trays using two theoretical approaches: Adlerian and Gestalt therapies. International Journal of PlayTherapy. 24 (3) 134-150.

Bennett, M.O. & Eberts, S.E. (2015). Mental health support for short-term relief workers. Mental Health, Religion, and Culture. DOI:  10.1080/13674676.2015.1056119

Eberts, S. E. (2015). Using career play genograms in schools. In S. Degges-White (Ed) Expressive arts interventions for school counselors (pp. 39-44). New York, NY: Springer.

Bennett, M.M. & Eberts, S.E. (2014). Child expression in the play room. In C. Schaefer (Ed.), In C. Schaefer & A. Drewes (Eds.) Therapeutic powers of play: 20 core agents of change (pp. 11-24). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.


Selected Presentations

Eberts, S. (2015, October). School counselor education research: Where we are going and where we have been. Paper presented at the biannual meeting of The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. Philadelphia, PA.

Bennett, M. & Eberts, S. (2014, October). How did this get so hard: The challenges of working with parents. Paper presented at the annual meeting of The Association for Play Therapy. Houston, TX.

Pyle, E., Winn, C. & Eberts, S. (2014, May). Beyond words: Using expressive arts interventions to enhance resilience in families encountering traumatic events. Paper presented at the Northampton Institute. Northampton, UK.

Eberts, S., Ockerman, M., Chen-Hayes, S., & Young, A. (2013, October). Building professional bridges: counselor educators site supervisors, and school counselor candidates collaborating to close K-16 achievement, opportunity, and attainment gaps. Paper presented at the biannual meeting of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. Denver, CO.

Roaten, G., & Eberts, S.(2013, July). Liberty for all: Helping first generations Latino students attend college. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American School Counseling Association. Philadelphia, PA.



2015- present  School Counseling Interest Network


  The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision

2014-present Emerging Leaders Committee

    Mentor/Committee Member

    The Association for Humanistic Counseling

2010-present Research Committee

    Research Proposal Reviewer

    The Texas Association for Play Therapy

2010-present    Marketing Committee


    Association for Specialists in Group Work