A local therapist who had his license revoked in September was
indicted for sexual battery Thursday evening in state district court.
An arrest warrant was issued for Christopher Hay, 40, 385 S. Jasmine
Drive, who was a professional counselor, and marriage and family
therapist. Hay plans to surrender himself to Calcasieu Sheriff's
deputies, his attorney, Tom Lorenzi, said.
Hay's license was revoked because and investigation found he was
inappropriately touching a woman he was counseling, according to
documents from the Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors Board of
Judge Robert Wyatt set bond at $20,000 and ordered Hay to have no contact with the woman or her family.
Hay admitted making inappropriate sexual comments and “disclosing
personal and inappropriate information about himself ” to a woman during
multiple counseling sessions, according to the Board of Examiners
documents. Hay admitted touching her sexually during counseling sessions
on June 10 and July 19, the documents said.