D&E’s Falletta achieves LPC designation in W.Va.


ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College Director of Counseling and Wellness Services Margaret Emanuel Falletta has achieved the designation of licensed professional counselor from the West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling.

Obtaining a LPC in West Virginia requires individuals to obtain a master’s degree in counseling or related field from an accredited institution and pass the National Counselor Exam before being issued a provisional license and completing 3,000 hours of supervised experience.

As the director of Counseling and Wellness Services at D&E, Falletta provides individual counseling services to students as well as prevention and outreach programming that promotes mental wellness and a healthy campus community.

Falletta earned a Master of Science degree in mental health counseling from Capella University in 2015 and graduated summa cum laude from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2007.

Prior to joining the staff at D&E, Falletta served as a counselor at the Barbour County Health Department in Philippi and as the lead program coordinator at High Rocks Educational Corp. in Hillsboro.