About Hope Therapy Center

Welcome to Hope Therapy Center!  Hope Therapy is a comprehensive outpatient clinic located in Lake Charles, Louisiana providing physical, occupational and speech therapy services for patients of all ages.   We love what we do and are excited for the opportunity to provide pediatric services or adult services for you or your family member.


At Hope, our philosophy is to employ staff have a strong passion for their respective fields of study.  We encourage our therapists in their professional growth through generous continuing education opportunities in order to bring the most comprehensive therapy programs to the Lake Area.  We realize that our patients and their families are meeting us at the most challenging point of their lives so we strive to provide an atmosphere that is relaxed and family oriented.  Our goal for our patients is to maximize their potential and to help them attain the highest level of independence possible.  Our goal for the families of our patients is to provide education and support throughout the duration of their therapy program.


Hope Therapy Services

Hope Therapy Center

1717 E. Prien Lake Road, Suite 1

Lake Charles, LA 70601


Our Staff

Sonya Brooks, MA, CCC-SLP

Samantha Bourgeois, MS, CCC-SLP

Jana Pearson, MS, CCC-SLP

Jennifer Frick, PT, DPT

Tiffany DiPaolo, PT, DPT

Mika Doucet, LOTR, MOT

Michelle Miller, MS, CCC-SLP

Vonda Flue, LOTR, MOT

Shannon Harper, MA, CCC-SLP

Cindy Istre

Office Manager


Cindy has been working in the medical field for over 18 years in a variety of settings.  She has been specifically working with insurance and billing for 15 of those years.  Cindy enjoys her job as office manager at Hope Therapy Center, she enjoys everyone she works with and getting to know the patients and their families and see the success of our patients.


In her time away from the office, Cindy enjoys spending time with her husband David and their children Amber and Colin. In August of 2015 she welcomed her first grandchild Forrest, he has brought so much joy to her family and the second grand baby is due September 23, 2016!! Her dog  Diamond, bring many laughs to their home and to our clinic.


Cindy's email is frontoffice@hopetherapy.co

Cyndy Lirette

Administrative Assistant


Cyndy has over 35 years experience in the medical field in a variety of office settings.  She has worked with insurance and billing since 2003.


Cyndy enjoys spending time with her husband Wayne, her 3 children, 6 grandchildren and 2 granddogs. 


What To Expect

New Patient Forms


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