Nestor Levesque is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) with over 30 years of experience. Nestor has worked extensively with individuals dealing with all types of addictive disorders and mental health concerns, and has extensive experience working with individuals suffering from both. The primary forms of therapy that Nestor utilizes are motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy and rational emotive behavior therapy. His clientele includes adolescents, individuals, couples, and families.
Nestor has been a presenter at numerous public forums, and has also made television and radio appearances to discuss the topics of substance abuse and mental health disorders. He has published articles in local newspapers about the dangers of drug use and the negative impacts that they have on individuals and families. He has additionally published articles on the mental health effects of major life changes.
Nestor is especially proud of his involvement with the Memphis Model of Crisis Intervention Team. Nestor trained local law enforcement departments to better understand the struggles of individuals who have substance use and mental health disorders. This training teaches officers how to resolve crisis situations more effectively through the use of verbal de-escalation techniques.
Nestor received his bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and a master's degree in education with a concentration in counseling from Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, MA.