403 N. 6th St, Suite 2, West Monroe, LA 71291

Our Team

At Finding Solace, we are focused on treating our clients with integrity and compassion.
We strive to do everything we can to meet your needs.
We hope to see you soon!

Lyla Corkern, LPC

Owner, Clinical Director

Lyla established Finding Solace in 2014 when she saw a need for a different type of counseling experience. Her emphasis is on providing care with integrity, empathy, and reliability. She is also passionate about veterans and adoption causes.


Jessi Andrews, LPC

Clinician, Vice President of Operations

Jessi has experience in helping adults with boundaries, self esteem, anxiety, depression, and LGBTQ+ issues. She works with clients to elicit their inner strengths and resources while providing support and guidance.


Dr. Charles Gagnon, LPC-S, NCC, CCMHC


Charles is a veteran with over 30 years of experience in mental health. He works with adults and children to treat depression, anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, substance abuse, and PTSD.


Crystal Boyd, LPC-S


Crystal has over a decade of experience in helping people with anxiety, family concerns, marital problems, and weight loss with a focus on addiction and coping skills. She is dedicated to working with clients to maximize change and increase overall life satisfaction using a short-term mindset.


Jennifer Mire, LPC


Jennifer has experience in working with adults, teens, and children to treat depression, anxiety, trauma, and attachment issues. She also has specialized training in helping children with sexually reactive behavior. She often uses play therapy, EMDR, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy to help clients of all ages overcome their personal struggles.


Cierra Fussell, PLPC, PLMFT


Cierra works with adults, children, couples, and families with a variety of issues such as: anxiety, depression, relationship conflict, behavioral issues, LGBTQ+ issues, and parenting. Her goal is to help clients recognize that they already have the tools they need to succeed.


Amanda Terry, LMFT


Amanda has years of experience in working with adults both individually and in marriage and family therapy. She also enjoys working with teens and children. She enjoys helping people better cope with depression, anxiety, grief, behavioral issues, conflict in relationships, and parenting.


Shirley Coker, LPC


Shirley, a Registered Play Therapist, enjoys working with families and children up to 19 years of age. She works with clients who have a variety of challenges, some of which are PTSD, trauma from sexual abuse, family counseling, relationship, depression, low self-esteem, mood and anxiety struggles, stress, loss and grief, gender identity, anger management, and adjustment and transition issues.


Lawrencia Jenkins, PLMFT, AAMFT-SC, PLPC


Lawrencia has experience in working with adults, teens, children, couples, and families. She works with clients who have a variety of challenges such as: racial trauma, adjustment, and transition issues, relationship conflict and challenges, PTSD, parent-child relationships, struggles with self-care, self-esteem issues, anxiety, depression and more! She specializes in working with minority populations, as well as youth empowerment approaches as it pertains to adolescent and teen girls. She utilizes Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Narrative Therapy, EMDR, and often incorporates art and music therapy into her work. Lawrencia aims to help clients of all ages to embark on their journey of healing and improvement.


Ashley White


403 N. 6th St, Suite 2
West Monroe, LA 71291

Mon-Fri: 8am-12pm & 1pm-5pm

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