Tanya Stuart
Tanya Stuart is a mental health and substance abuse professional. She began her journey working with troubled adolescents in the criminal justice system. That began a lifelong search to give children, adolescents, and adults comprehensive and individualized mental health and substance abuse care. She obtained her Master of Social Work from Southern University at New Orleans in 2002 and then began working in the Child and Adolescent Unit of the New Orleans Adolescent Hospital. Along with being personally impacted by Hurricane Katrina’s devastation, Tanya wanted to give back to her city. She was a first responder with the National Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration to the mental health crisis that ensued. She worked with students who were displaced after the storm in the East Baton Rouge Parish School District and provided relief to the community in crisis. After becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Addiction Counselor, Tanya added working in the Substance Abuse field as a priority. This lead to her administrating a major substance abuse facility in 2014 in addition to growing her private practice. Now the owner of Genesis/Holistic Solutions Center of Baton Rouge, LLC and owner of Tanya Stuart, Inc., she has specialized in providing assistance for co-occurring diagnosis, addictions, depression, PTSD, anxiety, anger management, and other behavioral disorder. In addition to her personal work, Tanya is giving back to the mental health treatment community by becoming a Board Approved Clinical Supervisor in 2009 and Certified Clinical Supervisor in 2015. She provides supervision for psychiatric residents for Our Lady of the Lake, LMSW's and CIT's, and serves as a liaison for LSU master level students. Recently, she obtained a position as an Adjunct Professor in the MSW program for LSU’s nationally recognized School of Social Work. Tanya utilizes various modalities in treatment including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Supportive Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and “Accountability Therapy” to assist and guide clients in reaching their full potential. Her philosophy can be summed up as, “for individuals to reach happiness and contentment in life, everyone must find a balance in mind, body, and spirit.”

Phone: (225) 771-9980

Email: tanya@tanyastuartinc.com

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Dr. Duy Tran
MD, Genesis Medical Director
Dr. Tran is a board-certified psychiatrist with 7 years of experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings. He started his training in 2012 with LSU-OLOL Psychiatry Residency Program in Baton Rouge after graduating from Ross University School of Medicine. A lifelong resident of Southern Louisiana, he currently practices at Baton Rouge General Medical Center at their Behavioral Health Unit. He was appointed Clinical Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Tulane University School of Medicine on August 2018. In addition to his private practice, he instructs medical students from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine as they complete their clinical rotations in psychiatry. He joined Genesis Behavioral Health Services, LLC as Medical Director in January 2018.

Nikki B. Stewart
APRN-BC, PMHNP, Doctorate of Nursing Practice
Andre "Nikki" Stewart is a psychiatric mental health nurse practioner with 15 years of experience caring for patients in the mental health field. Nikki received a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and she currently practices in in a variety of mental health clincial settings.

Christina Bays
Christina Bays is a licensed clinical social worker with a background in mental health and women’s health issues. Christina graduated from the Louisiana State University School of Social Work in 2009 and has over 10 years of experience working in mental health settings. This experience includes inpatient mental health, partial hospitalization programs, intensive outpatient programs, and outpatient mental health. Christina has received training in eating disorders, maternal mental health and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. In her private practice she specializes in the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, post traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, depression, eating disorders and self esteem and relationship issues. She provides individual and couples counseling.

Phone: (225) 308-1306

Email: christinabayslcsw@gmail.com or Christina@tanyastuartinc.com

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Layne Roland
Layne Roland is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a background in nutrition. In 2011, Layne graduated with a BS in Nutritional Sciences/Dietetics from Louisiana State University. She then went to work for Women’s Center for Wellness as a health and wellness coach providing nutritional counseling. The following year she returned to LSU to complete the Master of Social Work program. In 2014, Layne graduated with honors from Louisiana State University School of Social Work and then began working for Palmetto Addiction Recovery Center as the primary eating disorders therapist. In December 2017, she obtained her Licensed Clinical Social Work certification. She currently maintains a full time private practice and facilitates specialty groups for Genesis Behavioral Health Services. Layne is also a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA). In her private practice, Layne specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, mental health, body image, trauma, self-harm, borderline personality disorder, health and wellness. She also has professional experience in providing treatment for behavioral health, addictions, co-occurring disorders, and personality disorders. Layne provides individual, family, and group therapy for adolescents and adults. She utilizes a variety of therapeutic interventions including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MCBT), Internal Family Systems (IFS), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Family Systems, Gestalt, and Feminist Therapy. Layne believes that therapy should be collaborative, individualized, and strengths based. She focuses on treating the whole person and helping them create a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

Phone: (225) 240-4208

Email: laynerolandlcsw@gmail.com

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Jon Breaux
Jon Breaux is a Licensed Master Social Worker. He currently works as the Clinical Director of the Intensive Outpatient Program at Genesis Holistic Solutions Center. Jon graduated from Louisiana State University with a Master’s Degree in Social Work in 2018 and a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology in 2007. He completed his advanced year of clinical mental health training at Louisiana State University’s Mental Health Services, and he has also worked in a residential substance abuse and recovery center. As a social work professional, Jon has maintained a practice focused on helping young people, adults, and families with problems such as depression, anxiety, substance use, self-harm, trauma, and relationship difficulties. Jon has extensive experience working with diverse populations, including nine years of work and management experience in the private sector in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA).

Jon uses a broad and flexible helping approach which includes counseling and psychotherapeutic methods as well as client advocacy practices. He has clinical training in empirically-supported treatment models for individuals including: interpersonal therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, and motivational interviewing. He has experience facilitating process, social skills, and educational groups using a variety of treatment modalities. Jon provides individual, family, and group therapy to adolescents and adults.

Phone: (225) 800-2629

Email: hscbatonrouge@gmail.com

Alycia Bueche
Alycia Bueche is a Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor (PLPC) in the state of Louisiana. Alycia graduated with a Bachelors in Education and later went on to receive a M.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, both from Louisiana State University. Alycia’s initial passion for counseling came from her time as an Educator where she saw the struggles of her students and recognized the great need for mental health counselors. Alycia is an active member of the Louisiana Counseling Association and the American Counseling Association. She has experience in providing individual, couples, and family therapy. In addition, Alycia has worked with a wide age range of individuals from a variety of different cultural backgrounds. Alycia specializes in working with both individuals and couples. Issues may range from depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, phase of life concerns, negative self-esteem, grief or loss, women’s issues, communication problems in couples, infidelity, separation, divorce mediation, co-parenting but living apart and dealing with a partner’s trauma or illness. Alycia believes that in order to treat the “whole person”, counseling should be compassionate, honest and nonjudgmental; allowing for clients to have a safe space while working collaboratively together to achieve healthier and happier lives. Her therapeutic interventions include utilizing techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical behavior Therapy (DBT), Play Therapy, Sand-tray therapy techniques, Family Systems therapy, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Existential Therapy.

Phone: (985) 273-0747

Email: yourclinicalcounselor@gmail.com

Judy Watts
Office Manager
Judith Watts graduated Louisiana State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and minor degrees in Sociology and Social Work in 2017. She will be graduating in May 2019 with her Masters in Social Work from Louisiana State University. Judy started as an assistant and moved to a full-time intern while completing her masters. She has also gained experience working in an inpatient medical hospital setting and a children’s therapeutic group home setting. Judy’s interests include working with adolescents and young adults that struggle with mental health and substance use issues. She enjoys using CBT, DBT, and motivational interviewing techniques as part of the therapeutic process.

Phone: (225) 364-9039

Email: judy@tanyastuartinc.com

Jennifer Ramdass
Utilization and Insurance Manager
Jennifer V. Ramdass is a 2010 graduate of Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals. She has dedicated her professional career to helping people who seek a better life for themselves. Her journey began in 2008 volunteering at a chemical dependency unit while in school. In 2009 she started working with Adults who struggled with chemical dependency and required residential treatment due to high-risk behaviors in Brookhaven, MS. In 2010, she moved to LA and started working at an adult chemical dependency facility with all levels. While her passion was always substance abuse counseling- She was asked to help develop the Utilization Review Department in 2011- which focuses on maximizing client’s stay in treatment with insurance companies in order to effectively decrease high-risk behaviors. That is where she found her true passion. She felt it was her responsibly to make sure clients received the appropriate amount of time in treatment to prevent relapse. She has been responsible for developing many departments to become more efficient to improve patient care. She displays the ability to relate to people who struggle with substance abuse based on her own past experiences. In 2015, Jennifer transitioned to working with Dual Diagnosis patients, primary psychiatric, as the Utilization Coordinator for a Mental Health facility in Zachary, LA. In 2017 she started working for multiple substance abuse/mental health facilities in and around the Baton Rouge area.

Email: jennifer@tanyastuartinc.com