Carol Benoit, PhD has over 20 years of experience in counseling and supervision of counselors in training. Her experience includes working with a variety of populations and diagnoses conducting individual, group, family, and couples counseling in rural and urban areas. She also has experience conducting qualitative research in counseling. She resides in New Orleans with her puppy "Evie."

PhD Counselor Education and Supervision, University of Holy Cross, 2021
MA Psychological Counseling, Nicholls State University, 2003
BS Occupational Therapy, Texas Woman's University, 1994

 Clinical Mental Health Counseling


  • Benoit, C. & Rome, K. (2023). Yoga as an Intervention in Counseling. A Counselor’s View of Italy 2023 Institute, Tuscany, Italy.
  • Benoit, C. (2022). Eco-Anxiety in the Bayou Region. Bayou Mental Health Conference, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana. 
  • Benoit, C. (2022). Mindfulness and More: Experiential Supervision for Multicultural Competency. Law and Ethics Conference, University of Holy Cross, New Orleans, LA. In-person and virtual.  
  • Benoit, C., Remley, T., Thomas, P., (2021). An Integration of Qualitative Methods: Hermeneutical and Portraiture. Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors Conference, Atlanta, GA,  
  • Benoit, C. (2021). Ethical Issues in Using Holistic, Spiritual, Alternative, Traditional, and Ancient Approaches in Counseling. Presentation at the annual Law and Ethics Conference, University of Holy Cross, Virtual conference.  
  • Benoit, C. (2020). Do’s and Don't’s for Virtual Counselors, Supervisors, and Trainers during Covid-19. Presentation to the Counseling, Supervision, and Training in Ireland and the U.S. Virtual conference, sponsored by Irish Association for Counseling and Psychotherapy.
  • Benoit, C. (2020). Ethical Dilemmas in Small Town and Rural Private Practice. Presentation to the annual Law and Ethics Conference, University of Holy Cross, New Orleans, LA. 
  • Benoit, C. (2019). Interventions for Children and Adolescents. LPC Board-approved continuing education workshop for PLPCs and LPCs, Houma, LA. Sponsored by Positive Potential Counseling, Full Day.


  • Nice, M., Forziat Pytel, K., Benoit, C., & Strum, D. (2022). School counselor and environmental educator partnerships: Reducing eco-anxiety from climate change, increasing self-efficacy and enhancing youth advocacy. Professional School Counseling.
  • Benoit, C. T., Thomas, P. A., & Remley, T. P. (2021). Tibetan Buddhist pilgrims and the COVID-19 pandemic. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 1-19. 
  • Benoit, C. (2021, January). Counselor educators and supervisors addressing eco-anxiety and climate change. Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Newsletter, pp. 22-24.