Rita Messer, MSW, LISWLicensed Independent Social Worker

    Ms. Rita Messer  is a Licensed Independent Social Worker (Supervisor).With a background in community and family therapy, she developed an interest in promoting well-being through enhanced self-understanding and acceptance. Her focus in on working with each client as part of a team. She now specializes in treating depression, other mood disorders, and PTSD in adults and adolescents 14+.  Ms. Messer provides therapy using evidence-based methods such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

    Ms. Messer received her Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work at New Mexico State University, and has been practicing clinically for 10 years. She completed special study and an internship working with survivors of domestic violence and has completed the level 1 Gottman Method training for relationship counseling.

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