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Therapist in Warwick, Rhode Island,
Melissa Tourgee, LCDP

Provider Type: Therapist

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 0-64

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Therapist in Warwick, Rhode Island, Melissa Tourgee, LCDP

Melissa Tourgee, LCDP

Melissa Tourgee is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Professional and Addiction Counselor in Rhode Island. Prior to obtaining her license to counsel, Melissa worked for 17 years as the Director of an inner-city childcare center. She is a full-time substance abuse counselor by day and works private practice as a part time endeavor. Melissa is committed to helping individuals learn how to change what they can and manage what they can’t. The hardest thing for an individual to do is to know themselves and to change themselves. Her calm and non-judgmental approach provides a safe space for vulnerability, healing, and positive change.

It has always been Melissa’s goal just to simply help people and do so in a unbiased, supportive and empathic way. The ability to guide people through their journeys in life and watch them grow as a person is quite profound. Her goal as a counselor is to help people live a fulfilling life that they want to be present for each day. Building off of client strengths, they will embody a mindset that is working for them, rather than against them. She has a passion for helping people reach their full potential and establish improved mental health. Sometimes in our journeys we all need a helping hand to guide us through this world in which we live. Helping clients recognize strengths, overcome obstacles, gain purpose, and create change are just some of the many goals Melissa strives for in helping others achieve. Her mission is to help guide her clients to become confident and self-focused when life becomes challenging. She strives to provide a safe, unbiased/nonjudgmental, honest, and balanced environment for all of her clients.

Melissa has always been passionate about helping others and is so thankful that she can turn that passion into a career. Her passion in life is to make a difference in the lives of her clients. She is a mom of two boys and a dog mom to two fur babies.

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