The town of New Iberia was named after the county of Iberia, Louisiana, settled in 1779 and incorporated in 1839. New Iberia was one of the many cities in Louisiana hit by Hurricane Ike in 2008, flooding the area and destroying much of the town. However, some of the historic buildings in New Iberia were saved such as the Evangeline Theatre, the Conrad Rice Mill, and many Victorian homes from the late 1800s. 

The city also hosts the Great Gator Race, Dragon Boat Races, Cajun Hot Sauce Festival, World Championship Gumbo Cook-Off, and the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival. With all this going on, it is hard to feel lonely but sometimes, you just feel like nobody cares. If you are feeling that way, talk to a therapist or counselor in New Iberia right away. 

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - New Iberia, Louisiana (New Iberia, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 19

My name is Tarrant, and I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 19 years of experience working with individuals after life happens. Our lives are so unpredictable and at times, things happen in our homes, school, relationships, even on the job that cause us to feel, think and act different. I enjoy the experience of guiding individuals back to a safe and functional place after life happens. I pride myself on my ability to reach those who are only focusing on the issue or predicament they are currently experiencing and the person who they want to be ma...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - New Iberia, Louisiana (New Iberia, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hi! My name is Linda Moore and I am a counselor licensed in Louisiana with over 20 years of experience as a rehabilitation counselor and in private practice. I have worked with clients seeking help with many issues and concerns including anxiety, depression, ADHD, parenting issues, relationship, and interpersonal issues. I have also worked in hospitals and community clinics providing care for adults, couples, families, and groups. Some of my specialties include self-esteem concerns, parenting issues, trauma, relationship issues, anger, and more. I tend to use a pe...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - New Iberia, Louisiana (New Iberia, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Welcome to the beginning of a new journey! My name is Aimee Loyd and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, licensed in the state of Louisiana. I attended Bellevue University, where I received an MS degree in Clinical Counseling in 2016. I have a great deal of experience working with individuals battling depression, anxiety, substance abuse, low self esteem, and relationship issues. My goal is to help my clients find their way to becoming their best selves. Therefore, my style is a collaborative approach: both counselor and client working towards a goal that...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - New Iberia, Louisiana (New Iberia, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC,,LCMHC, LCAS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

My name is John Rawe but I go by nick name Jack. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Louisiana and have been licensed in North Carolina and Texas. I have had experience in outpatient community clinics for over 13 years. I currently work with adults. I have worked with people who have experienced trauma, depression, bipolar, anxiety, esteem issues as well as substance abuse issues. My counseling approach tends to be Adlerian or what is called individual psychology as it relates to the whole person spirit, soul and body.” I am currently pursuing tra...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - New Iberia, Louisiana (New Iberia, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I have over 20 years of experience providing individual, group and family therapy to adults as well as adolescents. I have worked in a variety of settings and use several different therapeutic techniques. I believe in a highly individualized, solution focused treatment approach to help you identify issues which may be preventing your living the life you want, and help you identify the life changes needed to reach life goals long thought unattainable! I treat both adult and adolescents who are depressed, have anxiety issues, substance abuse or dependency issues, a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - New Iberia, Louisiana (New Iberia, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem
Years of Experience: 7

Hello, I am a fully licensed counselor in North Carolina and Louisiana. I have experience with individuals that are school-aged (K-12), young adults, and adults. I have been in the field of mental health for 7 years and 1 year within a residential substance use and mental health residential program. I completed my undergraduate degree at North Carolina A&T State University and my graduate degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Capella University. My treatment approach is to work with my clients on what they would like to achieve and assist them with maki...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - New Iberia, Louisiana (New Iberia, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Greetings! My name is Nadra DeMagnus and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I am from New Orleans, Louisiana. I have been providing psychotherapeutic support to individuals for the past eight years. In those eight years, I have worked with groups, military families, indigenous people of Alaska, youth and young adults in schools, agency, and private settings, adults, and geriatrics from across these United States of America. Treatment modalities that I have used with clients include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - New Iberia, Louisiana (New Iberia, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA. LPC-S
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 12

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with Supervision privilege licensed in the state of Louisiana with over 10 years experience as a licensed counselor. I work with individuals struggling with various life challenges to include: anxiety, depression, self-esteem, relationships, and grief/loss. I also have experience helping individuals with ADD navigate school or work situations. I can also help individuals, such as college students or non-traditional students returning to school, with academic concerns such as adjustment issues, how to study for college setti...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - New Iberia, Louisiana (New Iberia, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

My name is Andrea Smalls. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 16 years of experience with a variety of conditions including but not limited to, depression, anxiety, anger, grief and loss, addiction, substance abuse. I believe in using my gift to assist others in developing solutions to address the challenges experienced through the peaks and valleys of life. I have worked with several populations including children, adults, and geriatric adults within individual, family, and group settings. I utilize an integrated approach with techniques from Cogni...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - New Iberia, Louisiana (New Iberia, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am Jake DeFee who is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in both Arkansas and Louisiana. I graduated from Liberty University in 2013 with a Masters in Professional Counseling. I have worked in both a mental health clinic and private setting. In these two settings I have seen a wide range of mental health challenges that people face. The reason I started in this field and continue to work in it is because of the enjoyment of people. I view talk therapy as a way of identifying problems and working on solutions with people through the use of Cognitive Beha...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - New Iberia, Louisiana (New Iberia, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

It can be incredibly difficult to admit that you need help even though life is continually presenting bigger and scarier obstacles to overcome. You have already made an amazingly brave decision to seek counseling services and should be proud of yourself for taking that first step. I’m Michelle and it is my goal to provide you with a safe and warm environment where we can begin to cultivate a strong and authentic therapeutic relationship. I practice from an eclectic approach of evidence-based practices, adjusting each approach to your specific needs. My counseling ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - New Iberia, Louisiana (New Iberia, LA)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Louisiana and have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy related issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - New Iberia, Louisiana (New Iberia, LA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Louisiana with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - New Iberia, Louisiana (New Iberia, LA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 22

I am licensed in Louisiana with 22 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & coping with grief and loss. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - New Iberia, Louisiana (New Iberia, LA)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 21

I am licensed in Louisiana with 21 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & anger management. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - New Iberia, Louisiana (New Iberia, LA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Louisiana with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & parenting issues. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - New Iberia, Louisiana (New Iberia, LA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Louisiana with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - New Iberia, Louisiana (New Iberia, LA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Louisiana with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I also have experience working with concentration, memory and focus (adhd). I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - New Iberia, Louisiana (New Iberia, LA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Georgia with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, & depression. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - New Iberia, Louisiana (New Iberia, LA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, NCC,BC-TMH
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I have enjoyed working for various mental health agencies and have extensive experience in several areas of counseling. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, in the states of Mississippi and Colorado and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Nevada. I have worked with individuals, couples, families and groups. I have worked with children as young as 4 to adults up to age 101! I have assisted clients who struggle with symptoms of anxiety, depression, addiction, trauma, relational and self-esteem issues. I am a mother of seven, including...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In New Iberia?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the New Iberia area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in New Iberia and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of New Iberia or elsewhere in Iberia or the state of Louisiana.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified New Iberia therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in New Iberia due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Louisiana may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp therapists serving the city of New Iberia and elsewhere throughout the state of Louisiana you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around New Iberia to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In New Iberia, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A San Jose therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in New Iberia, LA, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 70563 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online counseling, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

Emergency Situations

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in New Iberia:

70560, 70562, 70563

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A therapist may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.