Ramon M Zelaya

Ramon M Zelaya

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Personal Statement

I've been working in the mental health field since 2002. I specialize in working on issues of stress, anxiety, compulsive behaviors, compulsive gambling, substance abuse, and compulsive use of digital technology.

I prefer to take a non-judgmental approach to the people I work with. I believe that we are all doing the best we can with the knowledge and experiences we've gained. Problems arise when the lessons we learned in life come into conflict with our natural ways of living.

My job is to help you get back on track, learn new ways of understanding and doing things, and take charge of your life rather than letting it pass by. Our work will be goal-oriented, solution-focused, and tailored to your specific needs.

Client Focus (Age)

  • Preteens/Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents/Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Therapy Specialties

  • Addictions
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Binge Eating
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Drug Abuse
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Internet Addiction
  • Panic Attacks
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Mindfulness Based Approaches
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Systems Theory/Therapy


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Group

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Optum
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Healthcare

Years in Practice

10+ years

Services Fee

  • Initial Consultation $20-$120
  • Therapy Session $20-$110

Payment Types

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Online Profiles


License Name License State Year
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) 6131 Louisiana 2015
Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) 1520 Louisiana 2014


Name Year
Certified Compulsive Gambling Counselor (CCGC) 2014


Name Duration
Louisiana Counseling Association (LCA) 2015-Present
National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) 2012-Present


School Degree Major Year
Lewis and Clark College MA Counseling Psychology 2008


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