Meet Our Therapists
education + training
Tessa holds a Master's of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Vermont. She is licensed as a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (#16044) in North Carolina.
Tessa is a Yoga Alliance certified yoga and prenatal yoga instructor. Tessa has completed additional training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindful Self Compassion, and Mindfulness Meditation. Tessa has led trainings on yoga and mindfulness in the treatment of substance use disorders.
Tessa is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor who works with adults and adolescents (age 16+) in individual and group therapy. Her areas of focus include life transitions, anxiety, depression, grief, self-esteem, and identity development.
Tessa’s primary therapeutic modality is acceptance and commitment therapy. Acceptance and commitment therapy is focused on helping clients to learn and practice new skills that support well-being, determine what truly matters to them, and commit to practical steps towards a rich and meaningful life. In addition to this, Tessa's clinical work draws on the principles of mindfulness, self-compassion, person-centered, somatic, feminist, and narrative therapies.
Her therapeutic style is rooted in connection, mindfulness, and empathy. Tessa believes that the therapeutic relationship should be grounded in a shared understanding of intention, genuine curiosity, and active engagement. In session with her you may laugh, cry, practice, mess up, and explore. The thread that weaves together Tessa’s therapeutic work is her compassion for her clients and the human experience as a whole.
Outside of her therapy practice, Tessa enjoys spending time in nature, reading, practicing yoga, gardening, drawing, and spending time with her partner and dog, Sky.
Tessa acts as the primary contact and administrative lead for Rooted Psychotherapy + Wellness.
Madeleine Reynolds is a Mental Health Counselor specializing in individual counseling, and maintains a private practice in Rochester, NY and Wilmington, NC. With over 17 years experience as a Mental Health Counselor both in private practice and as the director of counseling at a local college, she is currently working as a private practitioner serving a broad spectrum of clients.
Among Madeleine's areas of expertise are Mindful Self-Compassion, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for a variety of issues. Madeleine also provides clinical supervison to Clinical Mental Health Counselors at any stage of their career.
Madeleine treats a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that span from therapy for depression, grief counseling, to parenting support, and beyond. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, she offers a highly personalized approach tailored to each of her clients individual needs to help attain the personal growth they’re striving for.
Madeleine acts as the primary billing specialist for Rooted Psychotherapy + Wellness.
education + training
Madeleine holds a Master's of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Doctorate in Executive Leadership focused on psychotherapist wellness from St. John Fisher University. She is currently licensed as a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in North Carolina and New York State.