She/Her/HersMental Health Counselor - Limited Permit, MHC-LP Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Contessa Brown has been serving as a clinician in the Rhode Island and Massachusetts community for almost two years. Her goal is to empower and strengthen her clients as they navigate life’s transitions. Preparing them for the chapters that are ahead in addition to finding closure from the previous chapters of life. Her goal has always remained to help break the stigmatism of mental health & wellness; especially within the BIPOC community. Delivering therapeutic interventions in a way that is culturally competent & compassionate.
Her current evidence based therapeutic approach includes but is not limited to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Strengths Based Therapy (SBT), Mindfulness, Expressive Arts, through a lens of cultural competence & compassion.
Contessa Brown holds a Bachelor of Arts & Sciences in Psychology and Master of Science in Leadership from Roger Williams University. Additionally, she holds a Master of Arts in Holistic Clinical Mental Health Counseling and is a candidate for Continued Advance Graduate Studies in Expressive Arts from Salve Regina University.
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Years of Experience: <1 year
United Paths LLC, Clinician , 2022 - Present
Dyad Psychology LLC, Clinican, 2023 - Present
Salve Regina University , Master of Arts in Holistic Clinical Counseling , 2023
Roger Williams University , Masters of Science in Leadership , 2013
Roger Williams University , Bachelor of Arts & Sciences in Psychology , 2006
Rhode Island: MHC00148-A
Supervisor: Sarit Lesser ( PS01609)