Rosemary  Tregar

Rosemary Tregar

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW

Not accepting new clients in Providence practice (updated July 08, 2020)

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • College mental health
  • Substance use
  • Life transitions
  • Trauma

Professional statement

Rosemary Tregar is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Providence, Rhode Island. She is a highly seasoned clinician with extensive training and experience in the treatment of anxiety, depression, trauma, addictions and mental illness. With an office on the East Side of Providence, she supports many college students and graduate students, as well as young parents and adults of all ages.

Rosemary is committed to providing a nonjudgmental and welcoming environment for clients to openly share their concerns and feel genuinely heard. She has special interests in treating members of the LGBTQ community and others who are marginalized, including undocumented immigrants.

For clients with substance abuse challenges, she takes a harm reduction approach. Her work with substance abuse includes treatment of those whose lives are affected by the substance use of a parent or loved one.

Rosemary offers careful assessment for all clients and a customized approach to therapy. Each person is offered options for treatment, including psychodynamic approaches, behavioral interventions and existential work. She shares a variety of resources, from her own collection of books and from her reading and ongoing training.

Message to clients

My goal is to provide a welcoming and supportive environment, where you feel seen, heard and accepted. My hope is that our work together will help you to understand your experiences, and to expand your responses to challenges. Together, we will create a healing environment, using the best approach for you. I look forward to meeting you.


Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing through hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

College mental health - Navigating the transition into college and stressors of academics, personal relationships, and self-development

Substance use - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health

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

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse


  • Adults (24+)
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)


  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • First Health
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • FIT Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Johnson and Wales University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • University of Rhode Island (URI) Student Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • RISD Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $160 (50min)
  • Initial session: $205 (60min)


Providence practice

1 Richmond Square

Suite 232E

Providence, RI 02906


  • Mon 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Tue 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2007 - Present

School One, Providence, Clinical Social Worker

Community College of Rhode Island, Human Services Instructor

RIEAP, Inc., Early Intervention Substance Abuse

Butler Hospital, Alcohol and Drug Treatment Unit

Rhode Island College, MSW, 1988

Clark University, BA Psychology, 1971