Elyse Tavary

BridgetElyse is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate, and has earned her Bachelors in Social Work from Dordt University in Iowa and her Masters in Social Work from UNC- Chapel Hill. Elyse has a diverse background of experience from working with teen survivors of human trafficking, helping to provide mental health support to East African refugees in Uganda, assisting in the care and wellbeing of teens in a psychiatric care facilitate and providing crisis invention and support to people facing domestic violence. Elyse also provided arts-based individual and group therapy to children and adults with a variety of life experiences including persistent mental illness, mental and physical disabilities and those holding refugee status.

Elyse believes in creating strong therapeutic relationships that empower each individual wherever they are. She wants to co-create spaces of healing, safety, and freedom in an empathic, gentle and shame free manner. Elyse is committed to creating unique and individual spaces for each client that matches their needs and is centered around their strengths. That being said, she works from a variety of different approaches to best fit the client’s needs, including arts-based, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, strengths-based, trauma informed and person-centered. She specializes in working with children, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, and behavioral issues. Elyse wants each client to walk away with tools and skills that help them find the healing, hope and joy in life.

Areas of Interest and Expertise:

  • Children
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping skills
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress

Areas of Training:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Talk Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Strength-Based Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Family Systems
  • Person Centered
  • Trauma Focused

Areas of Current Interest and Continued Training:

  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy

Location: Sessions are offered both in-person as well as via Teletherapy.


Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM

Tuesday: 12 PM - 6:30 PM

Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM

Thursday: 8 AM - 4:15 PM

Phone: (984) 279-1100

Fax: (984) 279-1200

Email: [email protected]

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Some Evening and Weekend appointments are available upon request with select therapists.

Office Hours


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9:00 AM-5:00 PM