HOPE GERSOVITZ, PHD, LPC-S, LMFT
Hope has been a prominent therapist in New Orleans for over 17 years. During this time, her passion for working with others has led her to explore alternative therapies and treatments. As a native of New Orleans, Hope has a unique perspective on the city and how she can best provide a variety of services to her clientele. Her research and experience inspired the vision for Theratique, a “one stop therapy shop.” In addition to counseling, clients can enhance their experience through massage, reiki, hypnosis, nutrition, spiritual counseling, and acupuncture. Hope believes that her vision will provide the ultimate holistic approach, by helping clients assess needs of the mind, body and spirit. The goal is to achieve balance in all aspects of one’s life by putting health and healing first.
Hope is an LPC-S, LMFT, PhD in addition to being the owner of Theratique and will be available for counseling and hypnosis sessions. Hope has her Masters in Counseling from Louisiana State University.
Jessica Joyce is a native of New Orleans and has cultivated her interest in alternative therapies over the past few years. She earned her degree in Business from the University of New Orleans in 2010. Since this time, she has invested time and research in how to create a place in New Orleans to house alternative therapies. She is particularly passionate about Theratique’s holistic approach. Jessica understands that it is important to look at all parts of a person’s experience to help them heal. She is very dedicated to her endeavors and is personally invested in seeing every individual’s experience of finding their true selves. Don’t be surprised to see Jessica in all aspects of Theratique, as she is not only an owner but dedicated to daily operations for this venture.
SARA ESTES, LPC
Sara Estes is thrilled to be a part of the Theratique practice as a therapist and as Director of Client Relations. She received her Master’s in Counseling from the University of New Orleans in 2012 and has been in private practice ever since. Sara has a passion for helping others, as well as connecting them to resources that best suit their needs. Her client centered approach fits perfectly with Theratique’s wellness model of working with clients to improve their overall health. Sara is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has experience working with adults and teens struggling with mental health issues. She is available by appointment for counseling sessions, as well as working as a liaison between healing professionals and clients.
ANNICK J BURKE, LMT, CHT
Annick is a Karuna(r) Reiki Master and Certified Hypnotist. She has been working in the intuitive healing arts since 2001. However, she has been interested in all things metaphysical since she was a child. This interest arose when her mother was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. At the time, an effective treatment was not available. Annick wanted to try and help her mother relax, so she began to read books recommended to her by her mother’s massage therapist. Reading these books sparked a passion. As she grew up, she was able to use these techniques for her own benefit and began to travel around the country, learning from the best teachers she could find. To increase her ability to help others, Annick is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and plans to become a Licensed Counselor. Her passion lies in helping people who feel emotionally and physically overwhelmed by the hectic energy that surrounds them each day. Not only will she help you relax and gain clarity, but she can give you tools to use on your own to promote a feeling of calm and increased spiritual connection.
Sandra Sigur, Reflexologist
Sandra Sigur, is a Certified Reflexologist (hands, feet, face and ears), Lymphatic LMT, Yoga Instructor, Reiki/Energy Practitioner, Aromatherapist, and Author of ‘Healing Groovy’ – a realistic holistic guide for the layperson. Other areas of Immune, Energy and Detox support include Ionic Foot Detox, Self-Energy Testing for Supplements, Body Brushing, Korean Hand Therapy, Crystal Therapy, Acid/Alkaline Balancing, Chakra Balancing, Ear Candling and pet therapies.
She was raised in New Orleans with Cajun/Irish roots. Her PawPaw was a Traiteur (a Cajun Faith Healer recognized by the Catholic Church). She moved back home to New Orleans to be near family and share wellness awareness with the community.
Her expertise has afforded her appearances on health talk shows, a wellness radio show, numerous health publications, as well as Health Fairs and meetings on Capitol Hill to speak with Members of Congress to discuss making complementary care covered by insurance for all Americans. Her focus is to do public speaking to enlighten all Americans on the importance of self-care as health care.
christina leslie, Lpc
Christina was born and raised in the great city of New Orleans. Christina is a Licensed Professional Counselor and certified School Counselor in Louisiana. She is also in the process of becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor and awaiting approval to become a National Certified Counselor (NCC). She has over 7 years of experience working with clients of various backgrounds with moderate to severe mental health issues. She received her Masters from Southern University A&M College in Mental Health Counseling. She also received her Bachelors from Louisiana State University in Psychology with a minor in Leadership Development. Christina uses a multitude of therapies to assist clients for an engaging and therapeutic experience. She is accepting new clients for evening and weekend counseling appointments.
CATHARINE SWAIN, LMFT
Catharine Swain is a native of New Orleans. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Pre-Marital Counselor. Catharine has been practicing for over 5 years, working with people of all backgrounds, and with moderate to severe issues. She completed her masters and education specialist degrees at Seton Hall University. Catharine loves working with couples, and helping others on their journey toward finding clarity and calm during stressful times. She is available for appointments, her schedule is open on weekdays and Saturdays.
Ron Oliver, LPC
Ron has been a practicing counseling for 9 years, with a primary focus on addiction and substance abuse. Ron also counsels adolescent clients, as well as clients who live with bipolar disorder. He has great success in helping clients achieve their goals in a caring, non-judgmental manner. Ron has great pride in helping others by connecting with them and attempting to fully understand the client’s perspective and what they consider to be their biggest struggles and then helps them to overcome those struggles in a way that best suits their needs.
He is a Licensed Professional Counselor, receiving his Masters in Counseling and Guidance from Louisiana Tech University in 2007, and is currently accepting new clients.
Tasha Sibley, LMt
Since 2000, Tasha has been a licensed massage therapist in the greater New Orleans area. Her initial experience was an internship at Stevens Hospital in Seattle, Washington. She worked in conjunction with a variety of units including the Puget Sound Cancer Center, Physical Therapy, Psychiatric Services, and Mother/Baby Services. It was at this time she also had her introduction to Polarity Therapy, Healing Touch, and Reiki.
After relocating back to Louisiana, she began her career in the spa industry and quickly saw the benefits of combining clinical treatment techniques with a nurturing welcoming spa setting. She incorporates Reiki and Polarity to further enhance relaxation and overall healing. Her practice is a fusion of all approaches and the belief that we heal better, faster, and more efficiently when we are relaxed.
Amanda Love is a native of New Orleans. After living in California for 17 years, she returned to her beloved home to bring her expertise to our great city. She earned her BA from Loyola University in Psychology in 1984, graduated in nursing from LSU in 1994 and earned her MA in psychology from Pepperdine University in 2014. She has been counseling clients using a holistic, strength based model of therapy for four years.
Amanda treats clients with anxiety, PTSD, depression, Bipolar disorder, addictions of any kind, relationship difficulties, life transitions, chronic illness or pain, issues related to adoption, divorce and other difficulties.
Empathy, intuition, relationship and resilience are the touchstones of her practice. She will listen to you with sensitivity and intuition and use techniques such as Interpersonal Therapy, CBT, and dream work to help you find clarity and overcome the struggles in your life.