Psychologist, Clinical Manager, & Coordinator for Child & Adolescent Service | Newton-Watertown, MA
Dr. Tecce is a licensed psychologist with extensive experience in the treatment and psychological assessment of adolescents, adults, and families. Dr. Tecce utilizes an integrative approach to therapy that incorporates relational, psychodynamic, insight-oriented, family systems, and cognitive-behavioral interventions. Dr. Tecce tailors her approach to meet the individual needs of her clients to create a safe environment for them to explore and share. She is emotionally present and flexible while incorporating humor. Dr. Tecce accepts clients as young as age 8.
Dr. Tecce’s clinical interests include, but are not limited to:
Dr. Tecce received her doctoral degree from Antioch University New England and a master’s degree in forensic psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She completed an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship at The Youth Opportunity Center (YOC) in Muncie, IN. The YOC is a multi-disciplinary residential treatment facility for children and adolescents (ages 7-18). There she conducted individual, group, and family therapy, and administered diagnostic and psychological evaluations to children and adolescents with severe psychopathology and complex trauma. Dr. Tecce also completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in forensic psychology at William James College’s Center of Excellence for Children, Families, and the Law: Child and Family Evaluation Service (CAFES). At CAFES, Dr. Tecce took on a role as a guardian ad litem (GAL) and conducted court-ordered psychological and custody evaluations for families in high conflict divorce. She also provided parent mediation and co-led a court-ordered psychoeducational parent group for individuals in high conflict divorce. Dr. Tecce is also certified in Child and Family Forensics.
Dr. Tecce provides services in our Newton-Watertown office.