Behavioral Health

We provide behavioral and substance abuse services, along with counseling, fostering holistic well-being for their patients. Our behavioral health providers include addition therapy and psychology.

Within the behavioral health sector of our health clinic, we prioritize comprehensive care tailored to individual needs. We prioritize creating a comfortable and inviting atmosphere for our clients. Our cozy, private offices offer a tranquil setting where individuals can feel at ease and open up about their concerns. Whether seeking gender affirming mental health care, substance use disorder treatment, tobacco subsidence counseling, or general counseling and mental health care information, clients can expect compassionate support and personalized attention from our dedicated team of professionals.

Gender Affirming Care

Our approach encompasses a range of specialized services, including gender affirming mental health care. We recognize the unique challenges and mental health needs of individuals navigating gender identity and expression, providing affirming and supportive therapy to foster emotional well-being and self-acceptance. Our therapists are trained to create a safe and inclusive environment where clients can explore their identities and access affirming care without judgment.


Substance Use Disorders

We offer dedicated support for individuals grappling with substance use disorders. Our team employs evidence-based approaches to address addiction, providing personalized treatment plans and ongoing support to promote recovery and long-term wellness. We are committed to helping individuals break free from the grip of addiction and reclaim their lives.


Tobacco Cessation Counseling

Our clinic provides tobacco cessation counseling as part of our comprehensive approach to health and wellness. We understand the challenges of quitting tobacco and offer tailored support to help individuals overcome cravings, develop coping strategies, and maintain a tobacco-free lifestyle. Our counselors work closely with clients to create personalized cessation plans, providing guidance, resources, and encouragement every step of the way.

Our behavioral health team includes: Amanda Norris, PhD; Sierra Ellis, LCSW; and Jennifer Mazzanti, LPC, LAC.

Behavioral Health & Addiction Therapist

Jennifer Mazzanti, LPC, LAC

Jennifer is a native of West Monroe and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Licensed Addictions Counselor (LAC) in the state of Louisiana.

Behavioral Health Therapist

Sierra Ellis, LCSW

Sierra initially joined the health center as a contract provider in 2023 and came on board full-time when the health center moved to its new facility at the beginning of 2024.


Amanda Norris, PhD

Amanda is originally from Oxford, Ohio, where she earned her bachelor's degree in psychology and began vlunteering for the health center in 2009.


101 Crosley Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 325-1092 | (800) 286-1092


Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

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