Vanessa is a Rhode Island native who moved to Tennessee in which she has obtained over 3 years of experience working in residential treatment facilities. Vanessa has experience assisting individuals with co-occurring disorders which include substance use and mental health disorders. She utilizes trauma-informed care, CBT, DBT, and motivational interviewing as her primary approaches to treatment. During her career, Vanessa has worked as a Domestic Violence Advocate, case manager, and group therapist. Vanessa earned her Master of Science degree in Addiction Studies from Capella University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Rhode Island.
Location: Smoky Mountain Lodge