Brian A. Tessier, MSW, LCSW
Brian is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Connecticut and the State of New York.
Clinically trained at New York University (NYU), Brian's training focused on working across the lifespan with children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly.
Brian's approach developed during his academic and experiential work as well as many diverse post graduate trainings. This training includes a rich foundation in:
He regularly attends clinical trainings to keep current on knowledge and skills relating to specific treatment approaches as well as furthering his expertise in the science of behavior, human development across the lifespan, and emotional and psychological wellness.
Throughout his career, Brian has worked closely with other medical and mental health professionals, school professionals, and other community associations to help people gain relief from symptoms while developing greater insight and awareness, reducing problematic or disruptive behaviors, improving interpersonal, family, academic, career and community functioning, and overall well being.
Brian has diverse pre & post graduate experience, education, and training in various settings working with people of varying backgrounds and presenting issues throughout the lifespan. Because of this, he has extensive knowledge of human behavior, attachment, individual & family development, and psychopathology where he is able to integrate this learning and practice experience enabling him to develop an understanding of the whole person in the context of their life experiences, beginning in-utero to present day. These experiences have provided him the opportunity to cultivate a broad skillset enabling him to offer expert services to people he works with.
He also has extensive experience directing outpatient clinics and emergency services programs and provides clinical supervision to clinical interns as well as both licensed and unlicensed Masters level clinicians of various disciplines.