Tessa Mandala is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the Andersonville neighborhood in Chicago, IL who specializes in substance abuse and addiction, including process addictions, anxiety, depression, trauma, and mindfulness.
Tessa is a yoga therapist who also utilizes Dialectic Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Family Systems, Holistic Therapy, and mindfulness practices. Through the use of mindfulness, breathing exercises, movement, and grounding, yoga therapy is beneficial for recovery and overall mental health. This type of practice allows for healing to emerge by increasing mind-body awareness and using internal resources to ground. When working with clients with an addiction, Tessa utilizes Motivational Interviewing in addition to mind-body techniques.
Tessa recognizes that everyone’s journey is unique, and she is there to help support clients on their path towards healing and recovery. She looks forward to meeting you.