Clinical Social Workers

Robbi Dowden, LCSW, ACSW, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, earned a Master of Social Work degree from LSU. She provides individual, couples and family therapy. She utilizes a variety of therapeutic strategies that offer clients practical, real life solutions to a wide range of problems. She has been recognized as Social Worker of the Year for Southwest Louisiana and the State of Louisiana.

CYNTHIA NASSAR, MA, LPC, LMFT, NCC – Cindy has been in private practice as a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Qualified Child Custody Dispute Mediator. Her treatment approach is to provide support and practical feedback drawing from a variety of methodologies and techniques to help clients address current and long-standing life challenges and achieve life goals. Her counseling practice specializes in issues of divorce and family transition with parents and children. As a Qualified Parenting Coordinator she provides expert witness testimony in complex cases of child custody and parental access. She serves as a Member of Family Law Committee for Louisiana State Law Institute, is past president of Family Mediation Counsel, and enjoys teaching Psychology at McNeese State University.

Russell V. Richard, LCSW, is Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Anger Resolution Therapist, and Certified Shadow Work® Coach. He earned his Master’s Degree from Louisiana State University in 1996 and completed a fellowship in Clinical Social Work at Baylor College of Medicine in 1997. Areas of expertise include midlife and other major life transitions, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, relationship and couples distress, recurring emotional and behavioral patterns, anger management and resolution, and men’s issues.

Allyson Warshaw, LCSW-BACS, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board Appointed Clinical Supervisor. earned her Masters in Social Work degree from Baylor University. After graduation, she worked in inpatient and outpatient psychiatric facilities for 6 years. She provides individual and family therapy. She utilizes an eclectic approach in treating depression, anxiety, grief, life transitions, and a spectrum of everyday stressors. Allyson works with adolescents and adults.

Contact us, to learn more about any of the psychiatric services that we offer.

As a patient, our psychiatrists and Social Workers will provide a full assessment and then proceed with formulating a unique treatment plan to address your mental health needs. Call us today at 337-478-9331.