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Catherine Seemann, MSW, LCSW

Catherine Seemann, MSW, LCSW

Student Wellness

24-hour crisis and emotional support is available by calling or texting 225-924-LSU1 (5781)

Access mental health crisis services at the LSU Student Health Center

LSU Law students have free access to scheduled mental health consultation and therapy services from Catherine Seemann, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at the LSU Law Center.

Appointments are required, and students can request one by calling the Student Health Center at 225-578-8774. Seemann’s office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays. Students who need crisis and emotional support outside of Seemann’s office hours can call or text 225-924-LSU1 (5781) for immediate help.

Along with providing one-on-one counseling services, Seemann hosts mental health seminars at the LSU Law Center. All LSU Law students are welcome to attend as many seminars as they wish, and pre-registration is not required.

Spring 2020 Seminar Schedule

Stress Proof Seminars

This educational seminar, focusing on law students, teaches skills for effective management of stress. Learn ways to identify sources of stress; how to harness stress and use it to your advantage; and how stress, values and goals are all connected. This seminar will be held three times during the spring semester. Interested students do not have to preregister and can attend as many times as they like. Lunch is provided.


  • Jan. 27 (W323)
  • Feb. 10 (Tucker Room)
  • April 13 (Tucker Room)

TIME: 12:40 to 1:40 p.m.

Relationship Seminar

Three group sessions on relationships to self and others. Learn ways to improve your current relationships, prepare for future ones and handle the hardships that may come. Interested students are encouraged to join the series or drop in for a topic of interest. All seminars are held in the Tucker Room.


  • Feb. 13 – Let’s Talk: Communication in Relationships
  • Feb. 20 – Fighting Fair: What to Do When We Disagree
  • Feb. 27 – Letting Go: Breakups and Grief in Relationships

TIME: 1 to 2 p.m.

Mindfulness Seminar

This educational seminar, focusing on law students, teaches skills to reduce stress, increase self-compassion and improve a sense of wellbeing and connectedness. This six-session series will guide students through an experiential learning process aimed at applying mindfulness in daily life. Interested students do not have to preregister and can attend as many sessions as they like.


Feb. 3 – Introduction to Mindfulness (Tucker Room)

Feb. 17 – Informal Practice (Tucker Room)

March 2 – Mindfulness of Thought and Feeling (W323)

March 9 – Mindfulness and Self-compassion (Tucker Room)

March 16 – Mindful Relationships (Tucker Room)

March 30 – Bringing it All Together; Review and Closing (Tucker Room)

TIME: 1:50 to 2:50 p.m.

If there is an emergency during clinic hours, please call 225-578-8774. After hours emergencies can be addressed by calling the LSU 24-hour crisis line at 225-924-5781, the community emergency number 911, or by going to the nearest hospital emergency room.