Tessa MacGillivary is a licensed mental health counselor specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Nashua, NH.
With over 15 years experiencein mental health and 11 years as a clinician, and as a graduate of Fitchburg State Univeristy specializing in mental health counseling, she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are working with folks struggling with mood disroders, anxiety, and trauma. Also end of life struggles and grief, substance abuse and recovery, anger management, self-esteem struggles, and womens issues. .
Tessa is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Fitchburg State University, masters in psychology, mental health counseling, 2004
LCMHC in New Hampshire, #707, in good standing since 2008
LMHC in Massachusetts, #6982, in good standing since 2009
Tessa has completed various trainings in trauma, addiction treatment and prevention, dual diagnosis, grief, postitive psychology, mood disorders, self esteem, anger management, cognitive behavioral therapy, and anxiety.
Professional Activities and Memberships
Member of the American Counseling Association since 2004.
Adjunct faculty at Mount Washington College, Middlesex Community College, and Northern Essex Community College.