About Us

Live Oak Children’s Center addresses a unique need in our community by providing a place where families can come to receive a variety of services that address the emotional, behavioral, and developmental needs of children all under one roof. The clinicians at Live Oak believe in a whole-child approach to treatment and work together to ensure that all of the needs of each child are being continually met.

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New Patients

We are currently accepting new patients.
Occupational Therapy
We help children perform their occupations to the best of their abilities.
We focus on the treatment of developmental, emotional and behavioral problems of children and families.
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Our program provides both direct services to children as well as consultation and intervention.
Feeding Therapy
Mealtimes will no longer be difficult and straining.
Speech & Language Pathology
Your child will communicate effectively in day to day.
Early Intervention Program
Take advantage of these critical years in a child’s development!
Art Therapy
Art therapy integrates the creative process of art and psychology.

Our Team

Dr. Lacey Seymour

Psychologist, Behavior Analyst, Clinical Director

Dr. Seymour is the Executive Director of Live Oak Behavioral Psychology. She is a licensed psychologist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst – Doctorate level (BCBA-D). Dr. Seymour received a Doctorate degree in School Psychology from Louisiana State University.

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Dr. Abby Lambert

Psychologist, Behavior Analyst

Dr. Abby received her Doctorate degree in School Psychology from The University of Southern Mississippi. Dr. Abby has several years of experience implementing Applied Behavior Analysis programs in a variety of university and hospital based early intervention programs.

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Elizabeth Hughes

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Elizabeth has gained pediatric clinical experience at Ochsner Outpatient Rehabilitation and Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. She also worked with adults in acute care at Our Lady of the Lake, and in skilled nursing and inpatient rehabilitation at East Jefferson General Hospital.

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Laurel Jenkins

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Laurel has been a practicing clinician since 2006 in various clinical settings. She obtained clinical experience in pediatrics at the following: Laskin Therapy Group, LLC in Jackson, MS; Madison School System in Madison, MS; and more.

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Katherine Crosby

Art Therapist

Katie was born and raised in New Orleans, LA. She attended the University of Mississippi, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Art and with a minor in Psychology. During her undergraduate studies she realized her passions for helping others through the combination of art and psychology.

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Courtney Harrison

Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist

She has obtained clinical experience from Abilities Pediatric Therapy Services, the Livingston Parish School System, Baton Rouge Speech and Hearing Foundation, Baton Rouge Rehabilitation Hospital, and Diboll Independent School District in Texas.

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Kelsey Schultz

Pediatric Speech and Language Pathologist

Kelsey received extensive training at the LSU Pediatric Feeding Clinic working with a variety of feeding issues. She has gained diverse clinical experiences working with medically fragile children, infants in the NICU, and normal developing children with a feeding aversion or structural anomaly.

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Tameka Gordan

Office Manager

Tameka is currently attending the University of Grand Canyon where she will receive a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education. She has a background of over 13 years in the medical office field, in which 10 of those years were in pediatrics.

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From Our Blog

  • A Window into Art Therapy with Children

    January 13, 2016

    Art therapy can help children with social skills, communication, sensory regulation and integration, anxiety, and self expression.[...]

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  • Behavior Change in the New Year

    January 7, 2016

    Well it’s that time of year again where we all set those lofty New Year’s resolutions that we just can’t seem to follow through with no matter what our best intentions may be. [...]

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  • Mardi Gras Sensory Strategies

    January 6, 2016

    What if touching the material of a stuffed animal or hearing the loud drums and horns are enough to start a tantrum? Here are some sensory suggestions for our little friends who might be a little hesi[...]

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