Dr. Megan Thompson
Dr. Megan Thompson
DO, Genesis Administrative Medical Director
Dr. Thompson is a native of Chicago, Illinois. She earned her medical degree from The Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2009. After learning about the disparity in the mental health system that was still present years after Hurricane Katrina, Dr. Thompson felt compelled to help bridge this gap so she moved to New Orleans to complete her General Psychiatry Residency at Tulane University. After falling in love with the people and culture in Southeastern Louisiana she then stayed at Tulane and completed a Fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, where she served as Chief Resident from 2013-2014. Upon completion of her medical training Dr. Thompson moved to Baton Rouge in 2014 to practice near her mentor, Renee M. Bruno, MD.

Dr Megan Thompson is trained in the evaluation and management of all disorders within the DSM. She is particularly interested the following:
  • Attention Deficit Hyper-Activity Disorder
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Life Transitions
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Early Childhood Mental Health
  • Autism

Midwestern University (2005 - 2009)
- Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Tulane University School of Medicine (2009 - 2012)
- Dept of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health
- General Psychiatry Residency

Tulane University School of Medicine (2012 - 2014)
- Dept of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health
- Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
Tanya Stuart
Tanya Stuart
LCSW-BACS, LAC
Tanya Stuart is a mental health and substance abuse professional with over 20 years of experience with children, adolescents, and adults. 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.”

- Owner of Genesis/Holistic Solutions Center of Baton Rouge
- Co-owner of The Maples
- Faculty / Our Lady of the Lake Residency Program
- Liaison for LSU / MSW Students
- Adjunct Professor Louisiana State University

- Bachelors in Business Administration from University of New Orleans in 1997
- Master of Social Work from Southern University at New Orleans in 2002
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
- Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)
- Board Approved Clinical Supervisor (BACS)

Phone: (225) 771-9980

Email: tanya@genesisholisticbr.com

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Jon Breaux
Jon Breaux
MSW, LMSW
Jon Breaux is the Clinical Director at Genesis Behavioral Health Services. Jon has maintained a practice focused on helping and supporting young people, adults, and families with challenges such as depression, anxiety, substance use, self-harm, trauma, and relationship difficulties. He has extensive experience working with diverse populations and has trained in both clinical mental health and substance use facilities.

Jon uses a broad and flexible helping approach which includes both psychotherapy and client advocacy practices. He has received clinical training in treatment models including: psychodynamic and interpersonal therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, motivational interviewing, and Systems-Centered® therapy. 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.

Education and Credentials
- Louisiana State University, BA Anthropology
- Louisiana State University, Master of Social Work (MSW)
- Louisiana State University, Clinical Social Work Internship
- State of Louisiana, Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
- Systems-Centered Training and Research Institute, Ongoing training in Systems-Centered group therapy

Professional Organizations
- National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Member
- American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA), Member
- Systems-Centered® Training and Research Institute (SCTRI), Member

Phone: (225) 800-2629

Email: jon@genesisholisticbr.com

Hannah Pitre
Hannah Pitre
M.Ed., PLPC
Hannah Pitre is the lead counselor in the Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program. Hannah uses a multidimensional approach in counseling to meet individual client needs that include Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Client-Centered Therapy. Her counseling philosophy is aimed at helping clients utilize their inner strengths to navigate through life struggles and find contentment in their daily living.

- Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor
- National Certified Counselor
- M.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
- B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Social Work
- Member of Louisiana Counseling Association and the American Counseling Association

Phone: (225) 317-9419

Email: hannah@genesisholisticbr.com

Gina Rossi
Gina Rossi
LCSW-BACS, DCSW, MHSA
Gina Rossi has 30 years of practice with adults in various stages of life transitions and crisis. She uses an eclectic approach of modalities (Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy). Clients are guided through learning to recognize unhealthy patterns holding them back and becoming better skilled at identifying strengths that can be employed to work through problematic life challenges. This foundation is key in achieving results for improved communications and relationships with work, significant others, spouses, or other family members. Her approach as a family therapist is successful with adults and sibling, adult-child relationships, and other difficult family dynamics affecting persons in middle to older age. Everyone deserves to have life satisfaction.

Education and Credentials
- Louisiana State University, BA Political Science
- Louisiana State University, Master of Social Work (MSW)
- St. Francis University, Masters in Health Services Administration, (MHSA)
- Louisiana Licensed Clinical Social Worker, (LCSW)
- Board Approved Clinical Supervisor, (BACS)
- NASW Diplomate in Clinical Social Work, (DCSW)

Associations
- Louisiana State University, Adjunct Instructor and Field Supervisor
- Genesis Behavioral Healthcare, Intensive Outpatient Program, group therapist
- Private Practice at Genesis Behavioral Healthcare, Individual, family and group
- National Association of Social Work, member and workshop presenter
- Alzheimer’s Services of The Capital Area, Advisory Board Member Charlie’s Place
- Alzheimer’s Association- committee member and workshop presenter/educator
- Bilingual – Spanish

Phone: (985) 606-3306

Email: ginarossilcsw@gmail.com

LaChanda Harris
LaChanda Harris
MSW, LMSW
LaChanda Harris, LMSW, Genesis/Holistic Solutions Center of Baton Rouge, has extensive experience working with diverse populations, using a blend of treatment modalities in her practice, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Solution-Focused Therapy, and Acceptance Commitment Therapy(ACT). Her practice focuses on assisting both individuals and families in developing more flexible ways of being in order to live their most authentic life. She strives to instill hope and help individuals learn to challenge and replace irrational thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes, in order to be free to experience change and freely choose to do what matters in their lives.

- Task Supervisor for LSU/MSW Students
- Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
- Master of Social Work, Louisiana State University (2018)
- Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, University of Phoenix (2011)

Nikki B. Stewart
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 a variety of mental health clinical settings.
Jennifer Ramdass
Jennifer Ramdass
Billing and Utilization Review Manager
Hi! I’m Jen! I work in Genesis’ Billing and Insurance department. My main goal at Genesis is to make sure the Admission process related to Benefit Coordination and finances, is as smooth as possible for the families that we treat. I am passionate about helping, behind the scenes, the people of our community struggling with Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse.
JT Odell
JT Odell
Office Assistant
Hi, I’m JT! I graduated from LSU this past Spring with a bachelor's degree in psychology. I am passionate about pursuing a career in mental health, and I feel extremely lucky to be working under some of the best counselors Baton Rouge has to offer. My duties at Genesis are mostly administrative, but I look at my role as simply trying to alleviate some of the work for the clinicians, so that they are able to focus more of their attention on their clients. I hope to offer a friendly face to everyone who enters our front door!

High School Diploma from Jesuit High School New Orleans in 2016
Bachelors in Psychology from LSU in 2020