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Louisiana

Baton Rouge


Mechele de Avila Evans, LCSW

Website: www.mecheledeavila-lcsw.com/

Phone: (225) 366-8606

Email: [email protected]

Address: 1082 Havenwood Drive, Back Apartment, Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Mechele de Avila Evans, LCSW earned her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Michigan in 1994. She has always been drawn to working with people recovering from trauma and has done this work for over 20 years. Mechele uses whichever techniques her clients respond to, including but not limited to: talk therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness and Acceptance, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. Mechele also works with substance abuse issues that can be co-occurring with trauma. She is a gentle and concerned therapist who feels blessed to work in her vocation. Mechele has begun her private practice in New Orleans in 2006, helping Hurricane Katrina Survivors. She now has a private practice in the Baton Rouge Psychiatry Clinic in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness
  • Insurances Accepted: Out of Network except for Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Age Group: Ages 18+

Please mention that you were referred by Healing TREE when / if you reach out to anyone in our Approved Care Network. Special rates and scheduling arrangements may be possible with some of our providers.


Don’t see a provider who meets your needs here?

Email your location, insurance info (if any), and any specific requests (i.e. sliding scale, a therapist of color, a queer therapist, a therapist of a certain gender, a faith-based therapist, experience with a specific diagnosis or treatment modality) you have for your provider to [email protected] and our Approved Care Network team will get to work finding a provider who matches your needs and our criteria in your area.

The providers alone, and not Healing TREE, are responsible for the care that they provide. Healing TREE has, to the best of our ability, vetted their practices and made sure that they understand, are capable of, and trained in treating trauma. Currently, our network of approved care and supplemental care providers is only in the USA. If you have any questions or concerns about any of these providers, please don’t hesitate to contact us.