Dr. Scott Zentner, M.D.
Dr. Scott Zentner, MD is a native of Monroe, LA. Following graduation from Neville High School, he completed his undergraduate training from the college of engineering at Texas A&M University. After working for a year as a sales engineer in the oil and gas industry, he opted for a career change and began pre-medicine studies at Northeast Louisiana University, where he matriculated for 16 months until acceptance into medical school at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport.
Dr. William McCown, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist
William McCown, Ph.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and professor who specializes in psychological testing and assessment of children, teens, and adults. He has more than 30 years of testing and therapy experience.
Rachel Shelby, APRN, FNP-C Family Nurse Practitioner
Rachel Shelby, APRN, FNP-C is a Family Nurse Practitioner licensed in the Sate of Louisiana with over 12 years of nursing experience in a variety of medical settings. After completion of her Masters in Nursing, Rachel has provided care to patients at St. Francis Medical Center's Convenience Health Clinic, The Women's Clinic and the Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic in Monroe, LA. In these settings she provided wellness education, primary care, and medication management for a variety of symptoms and conditions.
Dr. John D. "Jodey" Edwards, Ed.D., NCC, LPC-S
Dr. Edwards is from West Monroe, LA. He is happily married, and he and his wife have three children ranging in age from 4 to 14 years old. He attended West Monroe High School, Northeast Louisiana University, Louisiana Tech University, and the University of Louisiana at Monroe. In his senior year of high school, he enlisted in the Louisiana Army National Guard where he served for seven years. He earned two certificates of accommodation and the Army Achievement Medal during his military service.
Dr. Damion Cummins, Ph.D., LMFT, LPC, NCC
Dr. Cummins is a Monroe, Louisiana native. He is a skilled Licensed Professional Counselor (#3255), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (#1164), National Certified Counselor, counselor educator, motivational speaker and an advocate for social justices and diversity. He has over 14 years of clinical experience. His journey and aspirations for the mental health field began after a traumatic football accident in high school which left him paralyzed and wheelchair dependent. Through support from the community, family and friends in his recovery, Dr. Cummins chose the mental health field as his profession to give back to others in need.
Whitney C. Walker, M.A., L.P.C.
Whitney Walker provides therapeutic services to individuals, couples, and families with diverse backgrounds and issues. Ms. Walker is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LA # 4738) registered in the state of Louisiana. She approaches therapy from a systemic perspective, meaning that she focuses on the interactions and relationship patterns among all parts of the client's system (family, school, work, social, etc).
Jeannie Sher, M.A., L.P.C., L.R.C., C.R.C.
Jeannie Sher brings with her over 20 years experience in the fields of rehabilitation and counseling. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LA #3033), a Licensed Professional Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (LA #723), and holds a national certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (#00089202).
Lisa Trussell, M.A., LMFT, LPC
Mrs. Trussell is a Licensed Professional Counselor(LA#950) and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LA#3055). Lisa is a native of the Monroe West Monroe area with an undergraduate degree from ULM in speech therapy with an additional certification in deaf education. She received her Masters degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA.
Sonya Riggs, M.A., LPC
(Monroe & Ruston)
Sonya Riggs is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LA#5256) in the state of Louisiana. She has worked with individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, divorce, anger, bipolar disorder, relationship issues, personality disorders, marriage, grief, trauma, self-concept, and addictions.
Libby Collins, M.S.W., LCSW, LAC
Libby earned a Masters Degree in Social Work from Louisiana State University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Louisiana at Monroe in Social Work as a nontraditional student. She is licensed by the State of Louisiana as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (#9676) and Licensed Addiction Counselor (#1319).
Ben is the clinical director of The Autism Center of North Louisiana. He is a Certified School Psychologist with the Louisiana Department of Education, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Certification # 1-14-15215), and a Licensed Behavior Analyst (License #L-063) with the Louisiana Behavior Analyst Board. Ben has been married for 11 years to his wife Angie. Together they have 3 children, Logan (6), Finn (5), and Arabella (4).
Ben completed a 72 academic semester hour Specialist Degree in School Psychology from the University of Louisiana at Monroe, a National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) approved program.
He completed a Masters degree in Psychology in route to obtaining his Specialist Degree in School Psychology and has maintained an interest and passion in research and treatment on Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder and Developmental Disabilities. While at ULM, Ben conducted research on the correlation between ADHD symptoms and media devices such as the internet, cell phones, and television.