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Dr. Melissa Tennyson, Psy.D.

Melissa Tennyson is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in psychotherapy and psychological evaluations with older children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Tennyson has a broad range of experience including community clinics, school settings, and university counseling departments.

​Dr. Tennyson uses a collaborative and empathic approach and specializes in grief counseling, mood disorders, trauma and adjustment disorders, and holistic approaches in mental health and well-being. She is passionate in working with individuals and families from culturally diverse backgrounds. Dr. Tennyson is also passionate about issues such as social justice, diversity, inclusion, and multiculturalism.

Dr. Tennyson completed her Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from The American School of Professional Psychology. She earned her undergraduate degree from George Mason University with summa cum laude honors. Dr. Tennyson enjoys attending speaking and outreach events involving mental health within the community.

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