About Dr. Teso

Dr. Jenna Teso, DBH, LCSW

Dr. Jenna Teso is the President of Rising Moon Therapeutic Services, LLC.  Dr. Teso obtained her Doctorate in Behavioral Health from Arizona State University in 2015 and her Master’s in Social Work in 2011, also from Arizona State University.  She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist.  Additionally, she is certified to provide Heartmath interventions, which utilize biofeedback and are helpful in addressing a variety of issues.  

Dr. Teso has experience providing clinical services in a variety of settings, including hospitals, hospice, community mental health, crisis services, schools, and juvenile detention.  Dr. Teso’s special interests include working with children, adolescents, and young adults coping with chronic health issues, grief and loss, and trauma.

Dr. Teso’s treatment approach is strengths-based and integrative in nature.  She values gratitude, joy, and balance and incorporates this into her practice whenever possible.  She believes strongly in client self-determination and that we each have strong and effective tools for change within us.  In addition to her mental health experience, Dr. Teso is a Reiki Master Teacher. Reiki is an energetic healing modality that can result in stress relief, relaxation, and serve as a complement in treating physical complaints.  In fact, over 800 hospitals in the United States are now utilizing reiki practitioners as an adjunct to medical interventions.