Lee Nadeau, LPC

Position: Primary Therapist

Lee is a licensed professional counselor who specializes in working with young adults, adolescents, and their families. His approach is integrative and holistic – he utilizes multiple different therapeutic styles to meet the client’s cognitive, emotional, and transpersonal needs. Lee’s practice has been most influenced by humanistic psychology, ecopsychology, dialectical behavioral therapy [DBT], motivational interviewing, rites of passage frameworks, and somatic therapy.

For the past 15 years, Lee has volunteered & worked with public and private high schools and universities, non-profits, and nature-based therapeutic programs domestically & abroad. After teaching high school special education in eastern North Carolina on behalf of Teach for America, Lee received an M.A. in Clinical Transpersonal Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Wilderness Therapy from Naropa University. Most recently he worked with a nature-based therapeutic boarding school and young adult program as a Therapist and Admissions Director in Costa Rica for 5 years prior to joining Dragonfly Transitions.

Lee is also a son, brother, uncle, friend, life-long student, athlete, outdoor adventurer, traveler, writer, pizzaiolo, and adoptive father to a girthy little cattle dog named ‘Lou’. His professional pursuits wouldn’t be possible without efforts to maintain a ‘beginner’s mind’, a healthy dose of fun and playfulness, daily contact with the natural world, yoga, music and regularly revisiting poetry/writings by Mary Oliver and John O’Donohue.