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Our Philosophy

Compass Counseling is committed to providing professional care in a nurturing and welcoming environment. We strive to provide our clients with a caring, comfortable and confidential therapeutic experience as we help to navigate you down the right path for your well-being.

Meet the Therapist

Mary M. Cancienne, LCSW, our founder and therapist, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Southeastern Louisiana University. She earned her Master of Social Work degree from Louisiana State University. She has extensive training in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and specializes in the treatment of Depression and Anxiety. She has worked in Outpatient Mental Health, Home Health and the Public School System.  She has experience providing services to clients that are challenged by Depression, Anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress, Bipolar Disorder, Personality Disorders, Grief and relationship issues. In her private practice, she provides services to adults and adolescents/teens (usually age 10 and up). She has always felt passionately about clinical social work and mental/emotional health. She is invested in providing the best possible services to her clients in a caring, comfortable and confidential environment.

Mary M. Cancienne, LCSW


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