Frequently Asked Questions
We understand that everyone has inquiries from time to time. In order to assist you we have answered some of the most commonly asked questions. If you need more assistance, please reach out to the office by phone or through the contact page.
What is an "On Ramp" Session?
As we want you to be confident in your choice to establish care, an introductory "On-Ramp" Session is offered at a reduced rate to prospective clients. The "On-Ramp" Session is a 30 minute phone call with Dr. Tessier, which aims to provide information regarding what is needed to successfully initiate care. Many clients
have found these "On Ramp" Sessions invaluable as it helps to answer any questions they may have and gives a general understanding of what is necessary for successful treatment, prior to establishing care at the full fee rate.
What conditions does Dr. Tessier treat?
Dr. Tessier specializes in illness stemming from mold exposure. However, mold illness is not always straightforward and can be complicated by various other health problems. In order to be able to recover from mold exposure, the immune system must be properly functioning. Therefore it is not uncommon for Dr. Tessier to also treat Lyme Disease (acute and chronic), tick co-infections (Bartonella, Babesia, Anaplasma, Ehrlichia, Powassan, Mycoplasma, Rickettsia and others), Epstein Barr Virus (EBV), Cytomegalovirus (CMV), Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS), histamine intolerance/overload, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS), Sick Building Syndrome (SBS), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), pyrrole disorders, nutrient deficiencies, food allergies & intolerances, adrenal fatigue, leaky gut, heavy metal and pesticide toxicities, autoimmune diseases and many more. . More information regarding conditions treated can be found here.
How long does it take to get an appointment with Dr. Tessier?
Dr. Tessier is currently booking approximately one month out. To schedule, call the office at 802-595-6004.
Does Dr. Tessier offer phone consults?
Yes, Dr. Tessier does offer phone consults. Please call the office to find out which phone consulting service is best for you.
Can you order any labs prior to my appointment?
No. It is required that labs be drawn in office during a visit with Dr. Tessier, or following a visit. Labs require a diagnosis code which can only be determined by establishing care. It is advised that prospective clients set up an "On-Ramp Session" with Dr. Tessier in order to discuss their individual circumstances.
How can I find out more information about working with Dr. Tessier?
Please either call or reach out to the office through the contact page, to request an information packet. The process of establishing care, fees, labs, scheduling, and etc are all thoroughly outlined therein.