Amy Wise

Primary Counselor

Amy Wise, a dedicated Primary Counselor, proudly hails from her hometown of Covington, Louisiana.

Amy Wise, a dedicated Primary Counselor, proudly hails from her hometown of Covington, Louisiana, with roots stretching back through five generations. Amy's life journey is a testament to her resilience, determination, and unwavering faith.

With a deep commitment to her family, she is a loving wife and mother of three children, whose ages range from 18 to 31. Amy's educational path took an inspiring turn when, at the age of 30, she obtained her GED and embarked on a new chapter in her life. Fueled by the desire for a better future, she and her best friend embarked on a journey to Delgado Community College, with a focus on nursing.

Amy's story is one of transformation and faith, as she credits her sobriety, which she has maintained for 14 years, to a divine intervention. Her sobriety date, August 26th, 2009, marks a turning point in her life, and she fully embraces her identity as a child of God.

Her career path reflects her deep passion for helping others, as she spent five years as a Case Manager at NAMI. Amy's journey to healing and recovery also led her to become a certified Peer Support Specialist. She has come full circle by sharing her experiences, speaking at jails and courthouses for eight years, and spreading the message of hope and transformation.

In her personal life, Amy and her husband, who have been together since they were 17, have entered a new phase as almost empty nesters. They share their home with an array of beloved pets, including two basset hounds, a white boxer, a new chocolate dachshund, and a cockatiel. Amy's interests span from drag races to culinary adventures, inspired by Food Network Restaurants. Her love for reading delves into topics related to the brain, trauma, and addiction.

Amy's dedication to her work and her passion for helping people find a path to recovery shine through in her role as a Primary Counselor. She firmly believes in meeting patients where they are on their journey, recognizing that every encounter has the potential to plant seeds of change. Amy's life journey is a testament to the power of faith, resilience, and the ability to create positive transformations.