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Contessa Brown(She/Her/Hers)

Mental Health Counselor - Limited Permit, MHC-LP
Rhode Island
Life transitions- Relationship issues-

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Professional statement

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.

NOTE: A limited license allows an individual to engage in the practice of counseling under the supervision of a licensed professional counselor.

Message to clients

I have always had a passion for people, which is why I am truly here. I am here to hold sacred space while guiding you in your journey of healing and wholeness. This journey is more than a hashtag, this journey is for a lifetime. We will work together to create goals as well as implement different tools to help navigate the different chapters in this thing called life. I look forward to serving you in this capacity. The first step starts with you!

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 1 year

United Paths LLC, Clinician
Dyad Psychology LLC, Clinican

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)




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


  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • RISD Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$100 (50min)

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