Information for physicians and staff members

About Marilyn

Marilyn Williams, LPC-S, NCC, is experienced in Texas, Louisiana, and Alabama in conducting pre-bariatric surgery psychological evaluations. She conducts both in-person and virtual visits in all three states.

She is centrally based in Lake Charles, Louisiana, affording her in-person capability in Houston, Shreveport, Baton Rouge, Montgomery, Birmingham and other areas in the region.


• Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor (LPC-S).

• National Certified Counselor (NCC).

• Master’s degrees in Counseling Psychology and Applied Behavior Analysis.

• Board-certified professional counselor.

• Board-certified PTSD clinician.

• 16-year veteran in the practice of conflict resolution.

Related career experience

• Has worked within her private practice to serve the needs of people within her scope of practice with DSM-5 criteria, including mental illness; PTSD/armed forces (service-related and civilian); law enforcers, firefighters and first responders; substance abuse; and addiction. She has conducted a wide range of appraisals and assessments.

• Comes from a family of physicians.

• Works regularly with physicians and their staffs to serve patients’ needs.

Professional memberships

Marilyn is a member of the American Mental Health Counselors Association, National Board for Certified Counselors, American Counseling Association, Texas Counseling Association, Louisiana Counseling Association, and the Alabama Counseling Association.

You, your staff, or your bariatric surgery candidates may contact Marilyn Williams

at or 337-302-3023.