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Alexis Richard, MSW, LMSW


Alexis Richard is a Licensed Masters Social Worker pursuing clinical licensure (under the supervision of Kathryn Dietzway, LCSW-BACS) with experience in many different areas of mental health, including trauma, complex trauma, dissociative disorders, PTSD, anxiety, panic disorder, depression, self-esteem issues, and personality disorders. Alexis is fully trained to practice EMDR therapy under EMDRIA's standards of basic EMDR training and is currently pursuing certification in EMDR. Alexis has extensive experience in crisis intervention, working with sexual assault survivors, and psychiatric inpatient services. Additionally, has completed the training portion of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Alexis is currently providing in person and telehealth services for adults. She has completed several advanced EMDR trainings this year focusing on utilizing EMDR with dissociative disorder, including DID, and Borderline Personality Disorder.

Alexis strives to provide a safe space for her clients to feel heard, validated, and accepted. She is allied with the LGBTQIA+ community and culturally diverse populations. She makes a vigorous effort to continue building upon her knowledge of equity, inclusion, and diversity. Alexis is passionate about working with adults of diverse cultural backgrounds who are struggling with family of origin and culture of origin pressures.

Alexis understands that every individual deserves a therapy approach that is most beneficial to their healing process. She listens to each client’s specific needs and goals and develops a plan on how best to help each individual reach their maximum potential. Alexis believes in the importance of helping each individual feel empowered when making decisions to improve their quality of life.

Alexis is a true Cajun from the small town of Bayou Vista, Louisiana. She received her bachelor’s degree in Family and Consumer Science from Nicholls State University and earned her master’s degree in Social Work from Louisiana State University. She has been a resident of Broussard, Louisiana for the past five years. In her spare time, Alexis enjoys everything crafty and creative, playing with her two puppies, Scout & Nala, and having game nights with her family and friends. She loves being outdoors whether it’s working in her garden or spending a weekend at her family’s camp on the bayou. 

In accordance with Louisiana Board of Social Work Examiner's standards of practice for LMSWs, Alexis is a W-2 employee of The Therapy Garden where she receives site and licensure supervision by Kathryn Dietzway, LCSW-BACS.

Payment and Availability

Insurance and Payment info: Not in network with any insurances; can offer receipt for services so that clients may inquire about out of network reimbursement with their insurance. Private pay only at this time, payment due at time of service. Limited Sliding Scale spots available.

60 minute sessions: $135.00

90 minute sessions: $200.00

Available: Telehealth: Monday-Friday 8am-630pm

                  In Person: Monday-Friday 11am-5pm

To make an appointment with Alexis, please call (337) 254-0362. If you have any questions, please email us at

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