John Gianforte is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who received his Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology from Northwestern Louisiana State University. For the past 35 years, he has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mental Health Solutions, a non-profit, CARF accredited community based mental health center serving Northwest Louisiana.
Mr. Gianforte has been very involved in advocacy for mental health services in Louisiana. He has served as president of the Louisiana Association of Child Care Agencies, and the Louisiana Ambulatory Care Association. He has also served on the Governor’s advisory board on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse; the Louisiana Advisory Board on Licensing of Child Care and Child Placing Agencies; the Louisiana Coordinating Council on the Children and Adolescent Social Service Project; the Louisiana Department of Social Services State Wide Committee for the Development of Outcome Measures for Residential Treatment Facilities; the Louisiana Department of Social Services Statewide Continuum of Care Task Force; and as a provider stakeholder on the Leadership Council for the Louisiana Behavioral Health Coordinated System of Care. He currently serves on the Advisory Board for the Louisiana Advocacy Center. He is the founding president of the Louisiana Association of Behavioral Health Providers.
Mr. Gianforte is in private practice in Shreveport LA. He specializes in individual, group, couples, and family counseling, and is skilled at clinical hypnotherapy, Neurolinguistic Programming, Cognitive Behavioral Therapies, and Motivational Interviewing, evidence based practices that are proven to produce positive change and recovery in the individuals he serves.
John Gianforte ReachesShreveport LA