Tessa is a Licensed Master Social Worker, Associate Clinical Social Worker, and graduate of the University of Southern California Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. Tessa has experience working across all levels of care assisting adults with substance use and co-occurring disorders. As an outpatient clinician, Tessa utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (which she holds certification for). Tessa incorporates unconditional positive regard for each client to create a safe therapeutic environment. During her free time, Tessa enjoys trying new restaurants, traveling, and spending time with her family.