Tessie Blake, Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist (MN)
Dr. Blake is a Licensed Psychologist, with a specialization in Clinical Psychology. She provides primary supervision to Interns when they are at the Detroit Lakes office. Dr. Blake provides services in both Detroit Lakes and Fergus Falls and works with all age ranges, including the birth-to-three population. Dr. Blake performs a variety of psychological services, including diagnostic assessments and psychological evaluations and testing for developmental disorders, cognitive and intellectual impairments, autism spectrum disorders, emotional and behavioral disorders in children, ADHD, trauma, and mental illness in adults. She provides therapy services to individuals, children, and families. Dr. Blake also serves as the Clinical Supervisor for Children’s Therapeutic Services and Supports (CTSS) in the Fergus Falls and Detroit Lakes offices.
Dr. Blake graduated from Concordia College with a B.A. in Psychology in 2001. She earned her M.S. from Capella University in 2007 and then her Doctorate of Psychology degree in 2012. She completed her doctoral internship at Nystrom and Associates. Dr. Blake began working in the mental health field with children and families as part of the Family Outreach Program in Ottertail County in 2004, and she has remained in the field since that time. Her work experiences include a variety of clinical settings and populations, with a primary focus on community mental health. In addition, she teaches as an adjunct faculty for University of Phoenix.