Brandi LeBlanc, MS, LPC
Rev. Andrea “Ani” Vidrine is a licensed clinical social worker and interfaith minister who companions people in counseling, hypnotherapy, and spiritual direction, offers continuing education workshops for social workers and counselors, facilitates retreats, officiates at ceremonies, and teaches yoga. Ani utilizes a person-centered approach to psychotherapy with an emphasis on mindfulness and somatic awareness.
Ani earned a master's degree in social work from Louisiana State University and a certificate in natural healthcare science from the New England School of Natural Health Care. She studied massage therapy and acupressure at the Alabama Oriental Studies Institute in Point Clear, Alabama and gained two teaching certifications in the instruction of yoga.
Ani began her spiritual formation at The Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation in Washington, D.C. and graduated from their programs, Spiritual Guidance and Leading Contemplative Prayer Groups & Retreats. She subsequently graduated from One Spirit Interfaith Seminary and received her ordination as an interfaith minister.
Ani was a licensed massage therapist in private practice for 7 years, has taught yoga since 1997, and has organized and facilitated retreats since 1999. She has worked in an outpatient psychiatric clinic as a mental health counselor, as a case manager and counselor for dialysis patients, as a counselor for youths on probation, as a clinical social worker, chaplain, and volunteer coordinator for hospice patients, and in private practice as a psychotherapist.
Ani has provided continuing education for counselors through the Louisiana Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling, for dietitians through the Council on Renal Nutrition, and for social workers through the National Association of Social Workers/Louisiana chapter.
Ani has been married to Aaron Hebert for 20 years and has two grown sons, Zack and Joshua. Hiking at Chicot State Park Arboretum, camping, singing, and sitting on her porch are some of her favorite pastimes.
Andrea is a 1998 honors graduate of Louisiana State University, Graduate School of Social Work, and licensed since 2000. She is a proud wife, mom, and step-mom. She enjoys spending time with her family, going to local festivals, cooking, reading, and traveling. Andrea has over 11 years working in the public school system addressing behavior and emotional needs of children from the ages of 4-22. She is trained in PCIT (Parent Child Interaction Therapy), Anthetic Therapy, Crisis Intervention and Prevention, and she uses, CBT, Experiential Activities, Play Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy to assist children, adults and families reach their ultimate potential. Andrea addresses anxiety, depression, anger, and relationship issues as well, with over 11 years working directly with children with emotional and behavior disorders. She specializes in teaching self regulation, anxiety, anger management, and social and executive functioning skills to children and adults with depression, anxiety, ADHD, ODD, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. She will work with families to create a consistent discipline system that improves family cohesion, and with individuals and couples to address marital and family stress, with a focus on creating health relationships and boundaries.
Ani Vidrine, LCSW
Ashley Fletcher, MS, LPC, NCC
Rachael Myers, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), graduated in 2011 from Belhaven University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. In 2014, she earned a Masters of Social Work (MSW) from Southern University at New Orleans. Rachael has experience in outpatient and inpatient mental health hospitals; working with personality disorders, mood disorders, and addictive disorders. She is continuing training in Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT) to increase her skills in couples counseling. As a therapist, she is able to integrate her knowledge of mental health issues to help couples, families, and individuals problem-solve, overcome personal issues, and work toward positive outcomes in relationships.In her practice, Rachael believes in a holistic approach. She has a cognitive behavioral foundation and incorporates a variety of therapeutic methodologies based on the individual client needs.
Rachael Myers, LCSW
Ashley Fletcher, a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Owner of Acadian Counseling Center, is an alumni of Louisiana State University and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Ashley graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences, and a minor in Business. She later graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a Master’s of Science degree in Counseling Education, with a concentration in Community Counseling. Ashley has worked in a variety of mental health settings, which include medical facilities, mental health clinics, educational institutions, private practices and camps. Her therapeutic approach incorporates a variety of counseling theories, with a cognitive behavioral foundation. Ashley works with clients of all ages, races, creeds, and socio-economic statuses. As well, Ashley works with adolescent and adult clients individually, couples counseling, group counseling, and family/blended family counseling.
Brandi LeBlanc is a 2012 graduate from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a minor in business. She earned a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2015 from UL Lafayette’s CACREP-accredited master’s program. Now, as a Licensed Professional Counselor, Brandi practices from a client-centered, solution-focused approach, believing that each client is the expert on their own life. With a specialty in Play Therapy, Brandi works with clients of all ages who are experiencing a variety of stressors, including, but not limited to: grief and bereavement, trauma and abuse, and chronic pain. She is trained in PCIT (Parent-Child Interaction Therapy,) and PPT (Pre-School PTSD Treatment). She is also currently working on furthering her expertise in court-appointed evaluations.
Andrea Martin, MSW, LCSW
Counseling for Adolescents, Adults, Couples and Families