Therapist in Knoxville, Tennessee Tessa Chancey, Therapist

License: LPC-MHSP

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-64

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Knoxville, Tennessee Tessa Chancey, LPC-MHSP

Tessa Chancey, LPC-MHSP

Tessa Chancey is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Mental Health Service Provider Designation, who has been practicing since 2016. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She then graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York with a Master of Arts and a Master of Education in Psychological Counseling.

Tessa approaches her therapeutic work from a Cognitive Behavioral lens and works collaboratively with her patients to reach their goals. She provides a non-judgmental and safe space for patients to gain awareness and understanding on their healing journey. Tessa’s graduate studies at Columbia University and career experience have focused on serving those within the LGBTQIA+ community as well as individuals struggling with substance use disorder. She has provided care and held clinical leadership positions in a variety of clinical settings including residential, intensive outpatient programs and outpatient treatment. Tessa is dedicated to empowering her patients to create the meaningful change in their lives they desire and learn new ways to cope with challenges.

In her spare time, Tessa enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends travelling, listening to live music, and having a lake day on the boat. However, her favorite hobby is absolutely spoiling her rescue pit bull puppy.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Behavioral Health Systems (BHS)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness


  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Tessa Chancey. You can also call 865-588-3173 to have someone assist you.

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