About Us

Here’s a little bit about us and how we can help you!

Our vocational rehabilitation services include:

  • Expert Witness Services.
  • Vocational rehabilitation assessments in personal injury, workers compensation, domestic, maritime/Jones Act/offshore injury cases.
  • Life care planning and disability cost analyses, including medical cost projections.
  • Case management of worker’s compensation cases in both state and federal jurisdictions.
  • Career counseling, job placement, educational direction,
  • Labor market research

Meet Our Staff


Ted Deshotels

Ted Deshotels

Licensed and Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Ted Deshotels is a Licensed And Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor with over twenty four years’ experience. Ted earned his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 1990 and a Master’s of Science degree in Vocational Rehabilitation from The University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 1993. He holds certifications as a Life Care Planner and Rehabilitation Counselor. He is licensed by the State of Louisiana as a Licensed Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor. Mr. Deshotels owns and operates his own vocational rehabilitation counseling and consulting firm which he began in 1996.

He and his team of professionals provides vocational rehabilitation evaluations, wages loss analyses, life care planning, expert witness services, case management services for LA state workers compensation cases and United States Longshore and Harbor worker (USL&H) compensation cases.

He has worked in the private and public sectors in vocational rehabilitation counseling. In his prior work he supervised seven parishes as the Assessment and Testing Administrator for the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) program. Mr. Deshotels’ has served as past president of the Acadiana chapter of the LA Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (LA – IARP) and has been on a committee for the LA Licensed Rehabilitation Counselor (LRC) board for ethical standards review for counselors. He is presently a board member at large for the LA International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals and current member of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals. He has lectured to groups on topics in workers compensation including case management and return to work programs at various workers compensation symposiums. He has also co instructed and guest lectured to students at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s graduate program for vocational rehabilitation counseling.


Mary Courville

Mary Courville

Licensed and Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Mary Courville is a Licensed And Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in the State of Louisiana. Mary earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1994 from the University of Houston, and a master’s of science degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of North Texas in 2011. She holds a national certification as a rehabilitation counselor, and also is licensed by the State of Louisiana as a licensed rehabilitation counselor. Mary has been with Deshotels & Associates for over seven years. She provides vocational rehabilitation services, including evaluations, case management services for Louisiana State Workers Compensation cases and United States Longshore and Harborworker (USL&H) compensation cases. She is a member of IARP (International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals) and the state chapter, LA-IARP.

Mary also has several years of work experience in the employment and staffing industry, which complements her work as a vocational rehabilitation counselor in labor market research and job placement. Mary also serves on the Alumnae Board for the Academy of Sacred Heart in Grand Coteau, Louisiana. She is a volunteer as an adult facilitator for Healing House, a nonprofit organization in the Acadiana area.

Mary is married to her husband of 22 years and lives in Lafayette, LA. She has two children who are very active in the sport of swimming.

Ted Deshotels Vocational Rehab

2020 West Pinhook Road, Lafayette, LA 70508

Phone: (337) 264-1052

Office Hours Monday – Friday: 0:00 – 0:00

Contact Us

Ted Deshotels Vocational Rehab
2020 West Pinhook Road, Lafayette, LA 70508
Phone: (337) 264-1052

Office Hours
Monday – Friday: 0:00 – 0:00