If you or someone you know is having a behavioral health crisis, call 9-1-1 or the Metropolitan Crisis Response Team at (504) 826-2675.

Become a patient: CrescentCare offers behavioral health counseling, substance use counseling, and psychiatry to any individual receiving medical care at a CresentCare site. In addition, CrescentCare offers behavioral health services to individuals not receiving primary medical care at CrescentCare if the individual has an HIV diagnosis.

Services are offered in individual and group sessions by licensed mental health professionals.

Where: Behavioral health services are available at CrescentCare Elysian Fields and CrescentCare Health and Wellness Center.

Group Shot - Behavioral health team

Behavioral Health Team

Allison Brauer, MSW, LCSW

Allison Brauer, MSW, LCSW

Allison Brauer is a skilled Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 8 years of experience. Ms. Brauer is trained in Direct Clinical Services, Addiction Recovery ... Read More
Lucy Cordts, LCSW, Director of Behavioral Health

Lucy Cordts, LCSW, Director of Behavioral Health

Lucy Cordts is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who serves as the Director of Behavioral Health at CrescentCare. Lucy earned a BA from the University ... Read More
Chris Davis

Chris Davis, MD

Dr. Chris Davis trained in Adult Psychiatry at Tulane University, where he also earned his medical degree. A New Orleans resident since 2008, Dr. Davis ... Read More
Peter Drago, LCSW

Peter Drago, LCSW

Peter Drago is currently employed as a Behavior Health Specialist for Crescent Care Health in New Orleans, LA providing individual, couple, family and group counseling. Peter began ... Read More
Mark Drake, DSW, LCSW-BACS

Mark Drake, DSW, LCSW-BACS

Dr. Drake is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board Approved Clinical Supervisor He received his DSW (2018) and MSW (2003) degrees from Tulane University ... Read More
Liz Gage, PMHNP-BC

Liz Gage, PMHNP-BC

Liz Gage is a Family Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She received an undergraduate degree in Nursing at the University of Maryland Baltimore and ... Read More
Melissa Harris, LCSW-BACS

Melissa Harris, LCSW-BACS

Melissa Harris is a licensed clinical social worker and board-approved clinical supervisor. She received her MSW from Tulane in 2010 and her BA from UNO ... Read More
Kierstin Keyserling, LCSW

Kierstin Keyserling, LCSW

Kierstin Keyserling is a licensed clinical social worker with CrescentCare. She received an undergraduate degree in Philosophy from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas and ... Read More
Andrea Laplante

Andrea LaPlante, PsyD

Dr. Andrea LaPlante is a licensed clinical psychologist with a Doctorate in Psychology (PsyD) from the University of La Verne in La Verne, CA. Dr ... Read More
Wesley Leftwich

Wesley Leftwich, APRN-CNP

Wesley Leftwich earned her undergraduate degree in Genetics from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia and her graduate degree in Nursing at Simmons College ... Read More
Nancy McQueen

Nancy McQueen

I am the Psychiatric Nurse coordinator at CrescentCare. My job is to assist our dedicated team to take care of our patients with appointments, ... Read More
Jennifer Myhre, LCSW-BACS, MPH

Jennifer Myhre, LCSW-BACS, MPH

Jennifer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, practicing as a Behavioral Health Therapist with CrescentCare. She earned her MSW and MPH from Tulane University and ... Read More
Myo Myint, M.D.

Myo Myint, MD

Dr. Myo Myint serves on the American Academy of Child and Adolescent (AACAP) Training and Education Committee and co-leads the AACAP Alliance for Learning and ... Read More
Sharon Normand, LPC-S, LAC, CCS

Sharon Normand, LPC-S, LAC, CCS

Sharon is a Behavioral Health Supervisor and the Program Manager at CrescentCare's Recovery Works program and loves helping people get the help they need, ... Read More
Elizabeth Pinson

Elizabeth Pinson

Bio coming soon ... Read More
Whitney Reichel

Whitney Reichel

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Danielle Unger

Danielle Unger

Bio coming soon ... Read More
Joe Vega, LCSW-BACS

Joe Vega, LCSW-BACS

Mr. Joe Vega is a licensed clinical social worker in CrescentCare’s Behavioral Health Department. He is a graduate of Rutgers and Tulane University, and has ... Read More

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