Clinic News

Counseling for Growth, L.L.C.

2924 Brakley Dr.

Suite B2

Baton Rouge LA 70816 US


We would like to welcome Rikia Ancar, Provisionally Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (PLMFT) to Counseling for Growth. Ms. Ancar is under the supervision of Dr. Dean as she works towards her full license. She will be providing reduced fee ($35.00 per 50 minute session) for clients and she has late afternoon/evening availability. She is not able to accept insurance at this time; however, the reduced fee is comparable to many insurance copay. To make an appointment with Ms. Ancar, please call her directly at 225-366-8672.

Office space available for lease. Office space can be used by other mental health professionals as well as any other professional service provider or business. Leasing options are flexible. If interested, please call 225-205-7508

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Dr. Dean is proud to announce the publication of his co-edited book on the use of Metaphors in the training and supervision of mental health professionals. The book is more for educators and supervisors of mental health professionals but students or clinicians currently practicing may also benefit from the book. The book is available at either our createspace eStore:



Office Hours

Mondays: 7:00 am. - 6:00 pm.

Wednesdays: 7:00 am. - 6:00 pm.

  • Individual Counseling
  • Marriage and Couples Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Limited Appraisal (testing)
  • Child Centered Play
  • Clinical Supervision for Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselors (PLPCs)
  • Clinical Supervision for Provisionally Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (PLMFTs)

Contact Us

If you are a new patient, please feel free to download the new patient paperwork (located in the Intake Forms tab at the top) and have it completed upon arrival for your appointment.

Counseling for Growth, LLC provides efficient and effective mental health counseling and family therapy services resulting in increased hope, healthy lifestyle change, improved mental health, and improved family relationships.

Appointment Request

Call Us:  225-205-7508

Counseling for Growth, L.L.C.

Christian J. Dean, Ph.D., LPC-S, LMFT-SC, NCC

Dr. Dean: My goal as a counselor and therapist is to create a supportive environment in which you can explore your emotional needs and overcome barriers that limit your full potential.

Dr. Dean is credentialed with many insurance and EAP plans. Unfortunately, Dr. Dean is unable to currently accept Medicare due to current laws and regulations.

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Please call 225-205-7508 for scheduling.

Dr. Dean