is dedicated to providing New Orleans area families with an effective 

Our Team 

and compassionate solution to head lice. We believe in building positive relationships 

by consisently delivering an honest and reliable service to you.

Beth Edwards, LCSW

Beth graduated with a bachelors degree in Social Work from Ole Miss and a Masters Degree in Social Work (MSW) from Tulane University.  In addition to her work with The Critter Cure, she has worked as a teacher at St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Nursery School in New Orleans for 10 years. She has also worked with families and children in healthcare and school settings.  Her passion for assisting others, especially children, is what has motivated her to help families through The Critter Cure. 
Beth lives with her busy family in Old Metairie. In her free time she enjoys painting, watching her children play in sporting events, and being actively involved in the New Orleans community.

Owner & Manager

Michele Murphy, MA


A native of New Orleans, Michele, attended Louise S. McGehee High School before graduating from Southern Methodist University with a B.A. in Marketing.  She returned to New Orleans to receive a M.A. of Science and Education and went on to teach in several different area high schools.  For the past ten years, she has been the Director of Christian Education at St. Charles Ave. Presbyterian Church, working with children of all ages.
A mother of 3 children, Michele enjoys volunteering at her children’s schools, Lusher Charter and Benjamin Franklin High School and serving those in the community. After battling lice for several years with her own children, Michele is excited to be able to give families the peace of mind that comes from a clean recheck.

Paige LaCour, MA

Paige received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology and Philosophy from Our Lady of Holy Cross College and her Masters degree in Theological Studies from Notre Dame Seminary, in New Orleans.


From a young age Paige was involved with her mother's non-profit organization H. A. I. R. Inc., in which she saw first hand how compassion and kindness play a crucial role in individual rehabilitation. In 2015, Paige was the Youth Market Director for the American Heart Association, where she visited over thirty local schools to raise funds for AHA and promote heart health to the students. In the summer of 2011, she worked at Camp Kahdalea in Brevard, North Carolina on wilderness staff. She loves to work with both children and adults.


Paige enjoys building projects with her boyfriend, Chase, dinner parties with her girlfriends, and grooving at local festivals. She hopes to empower and build up those around her as she serves on the team with the Critter Cure.