Nursing Day Teams
Shondel Trahan, LPN
Renetta Bourgeois, Psych Tech
Claudine Jennings, Psych Tech
Dannette Bowers, LPN
Kathleen Dangerfield, Psych Tech
Stephonia Kirt, Psych Tech
Nursing Night Teams
Megan Burgess, LPN
Alegra Thorn, Psych Tech
Hattie Lawton, Psych Tech
Michaela Balli, Psych Tech
Ollie Collins, Psych Tech
Brandi Jones, Senior Clerk
Kristie Dupuis, Medical Records
Carla B. Pellerin, MHA
Carla brings twenty-four years of professional experience in a senior management and consulting capacity. She has served as Chief Executive Officer of two non-profit organizations in Louisiana and North Carolina, both Federally Qualified Health Centers. She has served as an Executive Committee member of the North Carolina Association of Community Health Centers, among other accomplishments. She received her Master’s Degree in Health Administration in 1998 from Tulane University School of Public Health, Department of Health Systems Management. Carla returned home and joined the Fairview Treatment Center team in September 2013 and since that time, she has helped to usher in program accreditation by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), beginning in May 2015 through the present.
Shelia McCoy, LPC
Sheila is dedicated to providing exceptional care to the clients at Fairview Treatment Center. She joined the staff in November 2017 as Clinical Supervisor. She received her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Nicholls State University in May of 2014. Sheila recently completed the course requirements at the Tulane School of Social Work for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Upon receiving certification, Sheila will be able to practice EMDR, which is widely recognized as an effective means of assisting clients in alleviating the post-traumatic stress associated with certain traumatic events in their past. Sheila is also on course to be certified in clinical supervision as a professional counselor in the upcoming year.
Dannette Bowers, LPN
Dannette serves as the Compliance Director for Fairview Treatment Center. Dannette also has a broad range of clinical care experience. Her role is vitally important to assisting the entire operation to be in alignment with accreditation requirements and all other rules and regulations governing the treatment of our client population. She has worked in addiction for over ten years and is very dedicated to the mission, vision, and values of the treatment center.
Lianter Albert, MD
Dr. Albert has served as Medical Director since the program’s inception. While he does maintain his own practice, his commitment to Fairview Treatment Center and his knowledge of addiction is unsurpassed. Dr. Albert is on the medical staff of the Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City. He served as the former Coroner for St. Mary Parish among many other accomplishments over the course of his career as a physician and community leader.
William A. Cefalu, Jr., MD
Dr. Cefalu is a Morgan City native who completed medical school and residency at LSU. He is a dedicated and valuable member of the Fairview Treatment Center program. Dr. Cefalu provides back-up call and staffs the unit when needed for Dr. Albert, while also maintaining a busy practice of his own and serving as a dedicated member of the medical staff at Teche Regional Medical Center in the Morgan City community.
Louis Cataldie, MD
Dr. Cataldie received his medical degree from LSU. He has extensive clinical and administrative experience in Addiction Medicine as a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine. He has been in the field for over thirty years. Dr. Cataldie recently signed on as a consulting physician to provide education, insight, and peer review to the treatment center medical, nursing, and clinical support staff.
Brent Thibodaux, LAC
Brent received his Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Nicholls State University in December of 2006. Since that time he has consistently worked in the addictive disorders field to include inpatient, outpatient and residential settings. Brent’s broad range of experience bodes well in his current role as group facilitator/counselor for the male clients residing at the treatment center. Over the last five years Brent has developed his base of knowledge and practical application of mindfulness-based interventions. He is experiencing great success with the recovering community as they learn a tangible means of impulse control and behavior modification.
Tonya Jones, PLPC
Tonya is a dedicated member of the counseling and therapeutic staff. She currently facilitates/leads one of two male groups. She also provides individual counseling, conducts assessments, and plays a major role in the overall system of care delivery. Tonya graduated from Nicholls State University with a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in December of 2015. In addition to her addiction experience, Tonya has worked with adolescents with ADHD, conduct disorder, mood disorders, anger, aggressive behaviors, conflict resolution, anxiety, bullying, and family issues.
Lori Billiot, CIT
Lori received her Bachelor of Science in Education, Department of Family and Consumer Science from Nicholls State University in May 2017. She worked with Fairview Treatment Center as a student intern in January 2017 and decided that Fairview is where she belonged. Since that time she has acquired her counselor in training certification through the Louisiana Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority (ADRA). She works under the supervision of a certified counseling supervisor and a licensed professional counselor. Lori is the lead counselor and facilitator for the female group at the treatment center.
Amanda Underwood, M.A. M.Ed., SEP, NCC, PLPC
Amanda is a recent graduate of Nicholls State University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is the only counselor in the region certified in somatic experiencing therapy, which helps clients deal with mental and physical sensations stemming from post traumatic stress disorder, depression and severe anxiety. We welcome Amanda to the team at Fairview Treatment Center.
Paul Leese, LAC, CCS
Paul is the former Administrator of Fairview Treatment Center. He served Fairview for twenty-two years as clinical supervisor and administrator respectively. He presently works as a certified counseling supervisor for counselors in training as required by ADRA. Paul is a valuable resource for the treatment center staff. He contributes by monitoring documentation compliance and assists in providing direct client care when needed to assure continued compliance with all program rules and regulations.
Sheilah is a long-term employee of Fairview Treatment Center whose compassion and interactions with clients are impeccable. She provides excellent case management services to include after-care placement, assistance with legal issues/challenges, and other resources such as clothing, transportation arrangements, scheduling client activities, special lectures, and other support that makes the client’s experience here productive and memorable.
Tabitha is the first person to engage the client upon admission to the facility. She consistently engages clients in the most effective ways. Tabitha also works with the managed care providers to secure the client’s service authorization. She provides the administrative and case management support necessary to be sure that each client obtains the length of stay needed to meet their treatment goals.
Krystle as intake coordinator is the first point of contact for each client to gain entry into the treatment center. She coordinates with referring agencies, as well as with clients to make sure all clients who qualify for our services are scheduled in a timely fashion.