Mechele de Avila Evans, BA, MSW, LCSW


About Me

I enjoy helping people live their best lives and use a variety of methods including EMDR and Internal Family Systems Therapy to help them achieve that. I provide telehealth for anyone in the state of Louisiana and also in person sessions. I am body and sex-positive and LGBTQIA+ allied.

Education & Experience

Bachelor's in Psychology and Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. IFS Level 1 completed. 30 years experience working with people with mental health and substance abuse issues. Areas of focus include: physical, emotional, and sexual trauma.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

National Association of Social Workers and National Health Service Corp.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Couples
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+


  • English


  • BlueCross BlueShield

Self-pay and BCBS PPO