Last edited 11/17/2023
Melissa Tourgee LCDP
General Office Hours
In Eastern Time
Melissa Tourgee is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Professional and Addiction Counselor in Rhode Island. Prior to obtaining her license to counsel, Melissa worked for 17 years as the Director of an inner-city childcare center. She is a full-time substance abuse counselor by day and works private practice as a part time endeavor. Melissa is committed to helping individuals learn how to change what they can and manage what they can't. The hardest thing for an individual to do is to know themselves and to change themselves. Her calm and non-judgmental approach provides a safe space for vulnerability, healing, and positive change. It has always been Melissa's goal just to simply help people and do so in a unbiased, supportive and empathic way. The ability to guide people through their journeys in life and watch them grow as a person is quite profound. Her goal as a counselor is to help people live a fulfilling life that they want to be present for each day. Building off of client strengths, they will embody a mindset that is working for them, rather than against them. She has a passion for helping people reach their full potential and establish improved mental health. Sometimes in our journeys we all need a helping hand to guide us through this world in which we live.
Alcohol addiction & abuse
UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete
Internal Family Systems Therapy
Marriage and Family Therapy
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
- Rhode Island, LCDP, CDP00876
It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Melissa Tourgee, LCDP, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.
Is Melissa Tourgee accepting new clients?
Yes, Melissa Tourgee is accepting new clients for online therapy in Rhode Island.
Does Melissa Tourgee accept insurance?
Yes, Melissa Tourgee accepts insurance, including Optum and UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete.
Does Melissa Tourgee offer in-person appointments?
No, but people in Rhode Island can book Melissa Tourgee for virtual appointments (teletherapy).
Does Melissa Tourgee offer online therapy?
Yes, Melissa Tourgee offers online therapy via video sessions and phone sessions to people in Rhode Island.
How quickly can I see Melissa Tourgee?
Melissa Tourgee typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.
What languages does Melissa Tourgee speak?
Melissa Tourgee conducts therapy sessions in English.
Can I book an appointment with Melissa Tourgee online?
Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Melissa Tourgee online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.