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Sherry Whiteside

(she/her)

Sherry Whiteside profile image
LPC/MHSP
17 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Warm
Virtual
Hakuna Matata. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor both in Tennessee and next in Texas. Houston Christian University is where I received a Masters of Arts in Psychology over 17 years ago. My favorite clients are contemporaries who are experiencing issues with aging parents and have difficult decisions to make concerning end-of-life care and/or the grieving that often follows those tough choices. Mental fitness includes acceptance of ones choices made during traumatic life phases. Enjoying a life of integrity many times is a choice one must make. I want to help you with that. Hakuna Matata means "don't worry, be happy!" That's a choice.

Next available: Jun 18

Deborah Vaughn

(she/her)

Deborah Vaughn profile image
LPC/MHSP
20 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
In-person
1630 South Chur...
Hi. My name is Deborah Vaughn and I have dedicated my life to making your life better. I have laughed and I have loved. I have cried and I have lost. I have experienced anxiety and depression, poverty and wealth. I have had beauty and acceptance, age and neglect. I have given birth to four children, two that were incarcerated for crimes, and I have had them brought back to me renewed again in life. I've been sad and lonely and I have been on top of the mountain singing praises to the God of the Universe. Experiences, I've had too many to number, both good and bad, and I have learned from each and every one. Empathy I have for all, because I too have probably been there, or I could have been there easily enough. I have saved them all in my mind and heart so that I can help you through any of them you might need my help with. Sincerely, Deborah

Next available: Jun 18

Kay Collake, LCSW, NPT-C

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Kay Collake, LCSW, NPT-C profile image
LCSW
15 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Do you find yourself overwhelmed with the competing priorities of daily life? Stuck in unhealthy patterns such as overuse of alcohol, procrastination, or emotional eating? Are your days spent battling perfectionism and negative self-talk? Would you like to be more active socially but struggle with anxiety or feelings of low self-worth? Hi. I’m Kay. Congratulations on taking the first step toward living your best life! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Tennessee with 15 years of experience providing psychotherapy, assessment, and referral services to adults, children, and families. Additionally, I am a certified Neuropsychotherapist who specializes in the connections between the brain, the body, our experiences, and the environment. Common areas of practice include anxiety and depression management, women's issues, support with the management of chronic health conditions, minority stress, trauma, relationship difficulties, and grief/loss. It takes courage to choose a path of self-discovery and healing. But you don’t have to walk this path alone. Whether you are seeking assistance with managing an ongoing mental health issue, or are seeking solution-focused therapy to deal with a specific problem, I'm here to help

Next available: Jun 21

Christy Barongan

(she/her)

Christy Barongan profile image
PhD
24 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Hi I'm Christy. Do you sometimes find that you are your own worst enemy? Finding fault with everything you do, never feeling like you're living up to expectations? My goal in therapy is to help you turn your inner critic into a compassionate voice that can comfort you when you're down and give you the inspiration you need to reach your goals. We will work together to help you get to know yourself so that you will be able to care for yourself, identify your strengths, and give yourself the encouragement you need to succeed. I will also help you learn how to be more resilient in the face of obstacles so that you will be better able to find new solutions.

Next available: Jun 21

Katherine Combs, LPC-MHSP

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LPC/MHSP
12 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
I am licensed to work with those in the state of Tennessee, USA, with 12 years of professional work experience as a therapist. I have experience in helping clients with family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, mood disorders, anxiety, & depression. During this time, I also taught parenting classes which allowed me to help parents in their relationship with their children. I am trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). While I have been trained in various therapy techniques, I have found most relation in the Solution Focused umbrella utilizing Narrative therapy. Solution Focused therapy helps people recognize how to work towards what they want- including how Narrative therapy sees each person’s storyline from their past, separating themselves from their problem (instead of living stuck), and recognizing how they want their story to continue. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths to overcome your challenges. Different situations can take place without our ability to feel prepared. You can take time for yourself and begin processing, in a safe and secure manner, through teletherapy services.

Next available: Jul 1

Tara Quick

(she/her)

Tara Quick profile image
LCSW
12 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Hello! Thanks for checking out my profile! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based out of Tennessee, serving clients virtually in Tennessee and Georgia. I am a Christian, strengths-based, attachment-oriented therapist who practices EMDR and MB-CBT. I have my Master's of Social Worker from the University of Georgia and I have over a decade of experience providing compassionate, evidenced-based care. I primarily serve adult women, many of whom are Christian, who are dealing with anxiety, life-transition, faith issues, or burn-out. Many of my clients report feeling more hope, confidence, and empowerment after several sessions. By the end of therapy, many of my clients express an increased overall sense of well-being.

Next available: Jun 20

Sammy Glenn

(he/him)

Sammy Glenn profile image
LCSW
13 years of experience
Direct
Empowering
Intelligent
Virtual
Thank you for stopping by my page! What you will experience as my client will always be based upon the following: professionalism, care, and experience. I consider effective mental health treatment to be a life-changing experience and it is my goal as your therapist to support you 100% in reaching your goals. My philosophy is this: "I'll always help if you'll always try." I have worked with a wide variety of people, and find that almost all of us can connect as fellow humans. I am currently licensed in North Carolina, West Virginia, Florida, Tennessee, and California, and make my home in beautiful Southern Oregon. PLEASE NOTE THAT I HAVE A FULL-TIME PRACTICE OUTSIDE OF GROW AND IF YOUR FIRST APPOINTMENT CHOICE IS MADE FOR THE FOLLOWING DAY OR 2-3 DAYS AWAY, I WILL LIKELY HAVE TO MOVE IT OUT SEVERAL DAYS. IF YOUR NEED IS MORE EMERGENT, THEN PLEASE ACCESS CARE LOCALLY OR YOU MAY FIND ANOTHER THERAPIST ON GROW THERAPY THAT IS AVAILABLE SOONER. I TRY TO BALANCE HELPING AS MANY AS I CAN WITHOUT COMPROMISING THE CARE. THANK YOU, SAM

Next available: Jun 18

Norman Shaffer

(he/him)

Norman Shaffer profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
Greetings, My name is Norman Shaffer and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Tennessee. I have been practicing as a social worker for over a decade now. I like working with adults who are actively seeking a positive change in their life. I like to partner with clients and guide them towards better outcomes and a healthier balance in life.

Next available: Jun 20

Danielle Choate

(she/her)

Danielle Choate profile image
LPC/MHSP
4 years of experience
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Virtual
Life can be difficult to navigate and there's no user manual. Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Do you have a child or teenager who is often mislabeled as a "bad kid"? Do you feel your plate is more than full? Are you struggling to manage it all at once? Life can feel overwhelming. You keep burying these feelings and telling yourself "I'm fine". You deserve time to slow down and focus on yourself.

Next available: Jun 18

Necole Richardson

(she/her)

Necole Richardson profile image
LPC/MHSP
6 years of experience
Empowering
Direct
Warm
Virtual
You've taken the first step! I'm Necole a licensed clinician counselor in the states of Tennessee, Kentucky, and Utah. I've always desired to understand feelings, behaviour and the human mind; always been driven toward solving the questions that start with why. My passion for therapy began after realizing I was helping many clients with the similar concerns related to identity confusion, limited self-awareness, and low self-confidence. Life is pretty complex and sometimes presents us with challenges that require support and therapeutic interventions to achieve balance and overall wellness. Congratulations to you for your courage, and on your decision to seek empowerment and enhance your current emotional well-being. If you are in need of more support for your journey don't hesitate to reach out. Even if we aren't the right fit let me send you in the right direction.

Next available: Jun 24

Ebony Johnson

Ebony Johnson profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Do you feel like you're constantly drowning in responsibilities and can't seem to get a handle on things? Do you find yourself putting others' needs before your own, to the point where it's impacting your own well-being? If any of this sounds familiar, I would be glad to work with you to help you regain a sense of balance in your life. Together, we can identify and address the barriers and habits that are holding you back. My approach to treatment is structured and evidence-based, but I also recognize that each person is unique, with their own strengths and challenges. By leveraging your strengths, we can work together to improve your mental health and well-being.

Next available: Jul 1

Stormy Malone

(she/her)

Stormy Malone profile image
LPC/MHSP
6 years of experience
Open-minded
Direct
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, I am Stormy I can help you feel empowered to reach your goals, make changes that you want in your life, recover from trauma, anxiety, and depression, and manage life stress. I use a person-centered approach, which focuses on you as a whole person and the individual needs that you have. I have been working in community mental health for almost 10 years. I have a Ph.D. in community psychology and am a licensed counselor. I have been practicing counseling since 2016, and I have provided virtual counseling since 2019. I have experience working with adults, children, adolescents, and couples. Beginning therapy can be overwhelming and scary. I will be here to work with you through those feelings and provide you with an environment that is safe and compassionate.

Next available: Jun 20

Ashley Perini

(she/her)

Ashley Perini profile image
LPC/MHSP
9 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Direct
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Illinois and a Licensed Professional Counselor Mental Health Service Provider (LPC-MHSP) in Tennessee. I am an Army Veteran and I specialize in trauma and grief. I have experience treating many other mental health issues including: bipolar disorder, OCD, depression (postpartum and clinical), anxiety, personality disorders, chronic illness, domestic violence and life transitions.

Next available: Jun 18

Karen Collins

(she/her)

Karen Collins profile image
LCSW
19 years of experience
Virtual
Karen Collins is a psychotherapist in private practice in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. She is originally from Ohio and graduated from The Ohio State University. She has worked at inpatient adult and adolescent psychiatric hospitals in Ohio for 8 years along with managing her private therapy practice and teaching at The Ohio State University. Then in 2012, she said good-bye to the cold weather and moved to Jupiter, FL where she began working at the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center for 10 years. Her career at the WPB VA Medical Center offered her the opportunity to work with Veterans in the following capacities over that 10 year period; as a Mental Health Therapist, Program Manager of Post Deployment Clinic and the Care Giver Support Program, Supervisor of Homeless Programs and Supervisor over programs serving Veterans with serious mental health conditions. In addition to working at the WPB VA Medical Center, she worked in private practice in Jupiter, FL. In March of 2022, she left the WPB VA Medical Center in February to focus completely on her private practice which moved with her from Jupiter to Palm Beach Gardens, FL. She has published two books, one on relationships and another on managing depression. She has written a couples interactive co-journal and is also working on publishing other journal series for situation-specific healing journals for life events such as healing post affair, moving forward after the end of a relationship, healing after death of a partner; to name a few. She has published multiple articles on relationships, depression, improving well-being, thriving during and after a serious health issue and reducing acute stress response. She has a YouTube Channel, “Therapy with Karen Collins” where she posts peaceful places, guided meditations, provoking ideas to consider and a segment on managing acute stress response and improving overall well-being to teach how to prevent over-responding to stressors. She has provided therapy virtually for over 11 years (long before it was trending as a popular method) and she is a MDLIVE provider joining that company in the beginning of their virtual platform launch. The past few years have proven that virtual therapy is an effective method of providing therapy removing additional barriers such as drive time, inconvenience, lack of child care, etc. to accessing needed services.

Next available: Jun 20

Dr. Cecily Moore

(she/her)

Dr. Cecily Moore profile image
LPC/MHSP
7 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Intelligent
Virtual
Hello, my name is Dr. Moore. I am passionate about mental health and I specialize in treating depression, race based trauma, and helping folks with career related concerns. In therapy sessions, I like to use humor but I am also clinically trained in Solution focused therapy and EMDR. I have also conducted a research study and developed and framework for working with Black professional women in treatment. If you are tired of being the STRONG friend and you want to unlearn this behavior, then you are in the right place.

Next available: Jun 24

Robert Price

(he/him)

Robert Price profile image
LPC/MHSP
30 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
128 South Main ...
I have approximately 30 years of experience in virtually all clinical settings. I began my career working in a juvenile penitentiary (referred to as a 'youth development center) and after almost 6 years, left that setting and moved on to new opportunities. Along the way, I worked with group homes, foster homes, substance abuse treatment programs, and even provided treatment in a sexual offender treatment program. In 2004 I went solely into private practice and currently operate two offices. I also provided on-site services to businesses that suffer a death or other disruptive event; I have provided over 170 of these services in four states during the last several years. While you don't need any faith to see me, I also offer Christian Counseling. Finally, I am a US Army veteran and understand the challenges and needs of veterans. I operate under a practical approach that seeks to build on a person's strengths to achieve realistic, measurable goals. I utilize primarily cognitive behavioral therapy and reality therapy to help my clients achieve their goals and to live life more fully.

Next available: Jun 18

Jamil Matthews

(he/him)

Jamil Matthews profile image
LCSW
5 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
In-person
1355 Lynnfield ...
I am a clinical social worker licensed in Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas with over 5 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness, dialectical and solutions-focused therapy. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps toward change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

Next available: Jun 21

Jeremy Pitzer

(he/him)

Jeremy Pitzer profile image
LCSW
19 years of experience
Open-minded
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have been practicing in a variety of settings for 20 years. I enjoy working with clients and families of all ages, to build upon skills and resilience that will serve them in their treatment journey. I have extensive experience treating trauma, mood disorders, self harm / suicidal thinking, anxiety and addiction.

Next available: Jun 19

Robert Golan MS, LPC, CPCS, NCC

Robert Golan MS, LPC, CPCS, NCC profile image
LPC/MHSP
29 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Direct
Virtual
Hello, my name is Robert Golan. I have been counseling for 29 years. I use a collection of techniques to help my clients. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as my primary approach. I have found this method to be very successful with clients. I believe in building on client’s strengths which gives them the opportunity to express what they wish to accomplish while we work together towards that end. I prefer to use encouragement and help clients find their own motivation for improving their lives. I utilize mindfulness as well as behavior modification to augment my client’s well being. I also use Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy when it is appropriate to help clients with past trauma. Counseling is a very collaborative process so I look forward to helping you achieve your goals. Education and Training I am a Board Certified Counselor (NCC) as well as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Tennessee and Georgia. I am also a Certified Professional Counseling Supervisor (CPCS) in Georgia. I have a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Lee University. I have worked with people who experience depression, anxiety, trauma, low self image, and spiritual issues. I have been counseling for 28 years with extensive experience in individual as well as marriage and family counseling. I have worked with adolescents as well as adults. I regularly attend training to keep current on the best techniques to address trauma, mood, and anxiety. I enjoy building a strong relationship with my clients and watching them grow and overcome the issues that have limited their quality of life.

Next available: Jun 19

Sandra Holt

(she/her)

Sandra Holt profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
My name is Sandra Holt and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in McMinnville, Tennessee and working with clients statewide via telehealth. I work with adults and specialize in depression, anxiety, stress and trauma using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and EMDR to help my clients make progress and start feeling better.

Next available: Jun 21

Delenny Lapatrick Dubose

(he/him)

Delenny Lapatrick Dubose profile image
LCSW
7 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
It is not easy to ask for help, but sometimes we have to admit what we are doing may not be working. If you are dealing with depression, grief, loss, anxiety, or trauma, my goal is to help you find what works. So that you can be the best version of yourself and start to live a happier life. My aim is to make therapy collaborative and comfortable. Because I understand the importance of talking to someone and not feeling judged or being criticized. Therapy is about healing, motivation, and empowerment. I specialize in working with adolescents, adults/seniors on an array of different issues. Depression and Anxiety are the most common diagnoses I see daily. I'm also passionate about helping individuals understand the relationships between their Adverse Childhood Experiences and current mental health needs. One of the most important things I learned from being a Social worker is that I may be a person's last stop for help. Therefore, I have dedicated myself to utilizing my skill sets for the best interest of my clients; so they feel individualized and supported through their journey. Please feel free to reach out.

Next available: Jun 18

Sandy Schwartz, LMHC, LPC-MHSP

(she/her)

Sandy Schwartz, LMHC, LPC-MHSP profile image
LPC/MHSP
30 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Tennessee. After completing my training at the University of Florida, I began practicing psychotherapy. My therapy approach includes strength-based counseling, insight-oriented therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy. I have a specialty in working with people with chronic illness, disability and anxiety disorders. In my free time, I enjoy time with friends, traveling, SCUBA diving and spending time with my dog, Cubby.

Next available: Jul 8

Tammy Snyder, LPC/MHSP, NCC

(she/her)

Tammy Snyder, LPC/MHSP, NCC profile image
LPC/MHSP
6 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Hi I am Tammy. There are times life becomes difficult. Obstacles present themselves and you just need guidance on how to overcome or cope with them. Situations may cause you to feel as if there is a loss of control of your life. Generational challenges, including trauma, addictions, communication problems, and stress could cause a once-balanced lifestyle to become chaotic. Life happens and everyone needs an advocate. For those times I am there to help clients, move forward and maneuver life, family, career, and social interactions. Allow me to support and guide you through your growth and self-awareness process. You are welcome to contact me, so we can start a journey of healing.

Next available: Jun 20

Nathan Macolly

Nathan Macolly profile image
LCSW
19 years of experience
Holistic
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Welcome! With a Master’s in Social Work from the University of TN Knoxville in 2004, I've practiced therapy extensively with diverse populations. My empathetic, compassionate style blends coaching, accountability, and passion, meeting clients where they are. I embrace a holistic approach to wellness, focusing on mental, physical, and spiritual health (Whole Self Wellness), specializing in a Faith-Based (Christian) perspective. Grateful for your consideration!

Next available: Jun 18

A Parkview Therapy Services, LLC

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A Parkview Therapy Services, LLC profile image
LCSW
5 years of experience
Direct
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi, my name is Kenenth D. Perry, LCSW. I am an African-American therapist who truly believes that everyone has the internal abilities to change. I provide a safe, confidential environment where you the client are free to explore and uncover what's within that can make the external world a better place. Book appts at 1 (786) 755-1863 intake+A20404@growtherapy.com

Next available: Jun 18

Marcia LeBeau

Marcia LeBeau profile image
LPC/MHSP
9 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Humorous
Virtual
Hi, I'm Marcia! Do you feel stuck, overwhelmed, or just not sure what direction to go? Is worry taking over and making hard to find the peace and joy you're needing? Are you going through a big life transition and not sure how to navigate that change on your own? You aren't alone! A lot of us go through these things, and the good news is you don't have to go through it alone! As your therapist I want to provide you a supportive and non-judgmental space to help you find the change you want and that you have the capacity within you to achieve. As a Licensed Professional Counselor - Mental Health Services Provider in the state of Tennessee and Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida, I have had the privilege of helping clients with a variety of areas including anxiety, stress management, life transitions, self-esteem, relationship issues, and career goals. My approach is eclectic and person-centered, and I like to meet my clients where they are. My sessions and approach tend to be non-structured. We'll explore together what you need to achieve the positive change you are looking for. I want to offer you a safe space to achieve the positive change you want in your life. Together we can explore and challenge as you take steps toward healing and growth. I am empathetic, compassionate, supportive, and non-judgmental. I want to help you discover the skills and insight you need to embrace life fully. I know it takes courage to seek a more joyful and fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change, so if you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you along the way!

Next available: Jun 18

Dr Robert m Cox

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Dr Robert m Cox profile image
LPC/MHSP
23 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Life can be tough, leaving us feeling helpless and tired. You don't have to be alone during those times. When you're struggling with grief, pain, anxiety, or depression from the effects of traumatic experiences, discrimination, toxic environments, or substance use (yours or another's), reach out to Cox Family Wellness. We will support your strength and resilience, help you problem-solve, and, most of all, help you live into a new future. We are trauma-informed and certified in Autism treatment. Dr Robert Cox and Cox Family Wellness provide a safe, quiet, confidential, professional space for adults and couples to discuss whatever is on their minds. I work from a mindful, compassionate approach that allows people to feel seen and heard. My experience is in crisis services, substance use, anxiety, and depression. I am glad to chat about your concerns and your resilience. I want to help you remember your power. If you would like to talk about the power of attachment, the stress in your body, and the uses of self-compassion and mindfulness, please call or email. We can talk once or often. Same-day and single-session appointments are available. Be good to you!

Next available: Jun 18

Tyler Clemmons

Tyler Clemmons profile image
LCSW
7 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Challenging
Virtual
I want to connect with those who are seeking support through challenges they may be facing. I work with adults who are struggling with effects of trauma, grief, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, anger, and other issues. I work to provide a safe, calm, validating and non-judgmental presence when working with individuals. Whatever situation you find yourself facing, you have inherent value and worth, and I want to help you see that while we work toward your goals together. As a therapist, I have practiced in medical, in-home, and outpatient settings. Feel free to reach out with any questions.

Next available: Jun 21

Rebecca Edwards

Rebecca Edwards profile image
LCSW
6 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I graduated with my Master's Degree for the University of South Florida. I have experience working with adult and adolescents dealing with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, self-esteem, life changes and other challenges. I specialize in working with women and men who are experiencing depression, anxiety, stress, relationship issues, negative self-image. I work with clients to help them discover their true self, underneath the expectations they have placed on themselves or feel pressure from others. I will meet you where you are in your journey, and will facilitate the changes to help you be a happier and healthier version of yourself.

Next available: Jun 18

Chris Campbell

Chris Campbell profile image
LMFT
33 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello, I am a licensed marriage and family therapist in the states of Texas and Tennessee with 30 years of counseling and ministry experience. I began as a minister of the Gospel in the Southern Baptist tradition in 1993 working with the homeless to overcome the struggles of addiction and hopelessness in North Carolina and Tennessee. From there, I became a case manager in a rural oupatient behavioral health clinic helping the chronically mentally ill live independently outside of the institutional settings. As my family of five children grew, my wife encouraged me to join the military in 2007 and for the next 13 years we served alongside our Soldiers and their Families as a chaplain. There, I learned through experience how to work through the stress of multiple transitions, the unyeilding demands for time and energy, and the unjust nature of toxic environments. I learned how to support those who wanted to strengthen themselves and their relationships in these environments and to ultimately be at peace with who they are and who they want to be. As I have matured in my training and become licensed in marriage and family therapy, I have found that I now specialize in using Solution Focused therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help individuals identify their strengths and the beliefs that are guiding their behavior. With this knowledge, people can begin to choose who they want to be.

Next available: Jul 8

Jenny Evans, LPC-MHSP

Jenny Evans, LPC-MHSP profile image
LPC/MHSP
10 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Hello! Thank you for checking me out! Do you feel uninspired or stuck in your life? Do you want to consider what living authentically means for you? Are you a woman who wants to create new or deepen your existing relationships? Do you need support and guidance through a specific issue? Are you a mom looking to create a more full-filled, balanced life? Then, I might be a good fit for you! My name is Jenny Evans and I am a 42y/o Licensed Professional Counselor. I have been counseling for over 11 years. I was born and raised in the South in Middle Tennessee. I grew up around animals and in church at least 3 times a week with my parents having 2 veterinary practices and my mom being the youth director. Therefore, I have developed a strong love for all animals big and small and am an active practicing Southern Baptist Christian today! I have been married 19 years to a loving and supportive husband. Marriage is HARD period but worth it in so many ways if you are willing to roll your sleeves up and dig into learning and growing together through the expected and unexpected ups and downs life with undoubtedly throw your way. I have 2 beautiful and smart daughters that drive me crazy every day but continually teach me so many things about life and myself that it is just unimaginable. We have 2 cats, 2 turtles, and 8 fish today (I haven't done a head count this morning though, sometimes they disappear ;). I always found myself as the "go-to" person friends and family went to during difficult times and/or needing advice. My passion to help others by listening and learning drew me closer to the mental health field. I went on and earned my BA in Psychology at UT Knoxville and my M.ED in Counseling and Human Development at Lindsey Wilson College. I feel such joy when I know I am helping make a difference and/or have helped someone change their life for the better. It is my passion! I feel I am a passionate and innovative leader that has worked in a variety of mental health settings. I have worked in the prison system for women inmates, crisis stabilization, alcohol and other drugs, private practice, outpatient, intensive outpatient, partial-hospitalization, and inpatient treatment. I have worked with countless clients providing care and guidance to individuals working through a plethora of mental health wellness difficulties. Nothing you can say will shock me. I am a big believer that you are your best counselor. You know yourself the best. You just need a little guidance, a little reassurance, and maybe a few new tools along the way to finding your balance within life's up and downs and understanding the importance of processing that in a safe and meaningful way.

Next available: Jun 25

Erika Reid

(she/her)

Erika Reid profile image
LCSW
28 years of experience
Virtual
Greetings, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 28 years of experience working in the mental health and medical social work field. I have worked with children, adults, families, geriatrics, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. I have experience working with Autism, ADHD, and people with multiple medical disabilities. I utilize the following treatment approaches in therapy: Crisis Intervention, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral, Cognitive Processing, Solution-Focused, and Bio-Psychosocial Medical models. I received a Masters of Social Work from Florida International University-2015. I am bilingual in English and Spanish and served in the United States Navy Reserves 2004-2012.

Next available: Jun 19

Greg Kirkham

Greg Kirkham profile image
LCSW
21 years of experience
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Empowering
Virtual
Hi im Greg Kirkham! Im a licensed therapist, practicing for over 21 years. I specialize in treating trauma. Now, you may be saying “but I don’t have trauma!” Trauma comes in all shapes and sizes and is often not recognized as such, but almost always has a significant impact on someone’s overall mental, physical and emotional health. Trauma also presents in many different forms, including struggles with depression, anxiety and anger management. Over my career I have worked with an array of populations, including children/families, juvenile sex offenders, and even convicts. Currently, I serve those who served us as a therapist with the VA in middle TN. Over the past seven years, I’ve seen evidence-based treatments work wonders with PTSD and trauma in our veterans. With GrowTherapy, I’m now able to provide these and other treatments to YOU! Whether you’re not real sure or highly motivated to get help, I’d love to discuss options and see if we’re a good fit! Thanks for reading and congratulations on taking the first step towards a healthier and more fulfilling life!

Next available: Jun 20

Audra Kennedy

Audra Kennedy profile image
LPC/MHSP
17 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
I believe in the importance of treating the whole person: body, mind, spirit. My approach is empowering you to make your own decisions, to help you set your own goals and to walk with you on your journey to health. I specialize in women's issues: self image, hormonal changes, sexual issues including desire issues, pain and trauma. Other issues addressed both male and female: relationships, anxiety, depression, grief & loss. I want to partner with you on your journey to mental health and wellness.

Next available: Jun 27

Angela Serritella

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LCSW
20 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Hello and thank you for taking the time to reach out! Do you ever have those days when things are especially difficult?? Many of the people that I meet are looking for support with mental health, substance abuse, and managing traumatic events. I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker as well as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. I also have extensive experience supporting teenagers who have experienced trauma, which led me to become a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. Currently, I work with adults and youth, and I'm a strong believer in the mental/physical health connection. I am currently a social worker for a small hospice team in my area so am comfortable having uncomfortable conversations. I believe in strengths-based recovery that looks at all the systems that can impact us. Bits and pieces of different models incorporated together tend to have the most benefit, based on the person's needs. I have seen so many great successes! I enjoy supporting the people I work with and going through their journey with them. I am currently licensed in both IL and TN. When I am not in sessions, you will find me hiking with the doggos, road-tripping in the Jeep, and going into "Mom Mode" with my three kids. I look forward to connecting with you :)

Next available: Jun 20

Trina Middleton

(she/her)

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LCSW
30 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Direct
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have my Masters in Social Work from University of Texas at Arlington. I have worked in the field of mental health and as a therapist for 30 years. I am licensed in Arkansas and Tennessee. I work with adults of all ages and backgrounds who are experiencing difficulties such as difficulty coping, low self esteem, anxiety, grief and loss, and stress due to life transitions. I believe that reaching out to a therapist is a big step. I am here to help you feel comfortable and connected in your therapy journey and to provide an environment where you can work on your goals without feeling judged.

Next available: Jun 18

Gerald Vernell

(he/him)

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LPC/MHSP
26 years of experience
Intelligent
Empowering
Challenging
Virtual
In-person
1331 Union Aven...
Gerald Vernell is a licensed professional counselor with 25+ years of mental health experience. He has worked with multiple age groups, genders, sexual orientations, and more. He uses CBT, motivational interviewing, Gottman, and solution-focused therapy to help individuals work through a variety of problems. He has done various podcasts, mental health panels, and news segments. His experience is very diversified.

Next available: Jun 18

Kristen Moore

(she/her)

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LMFT
8 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
In-person
620 Lindsay Str...
Hello! I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist providing counseling for women. I have over eight years of experience working with clients struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief, women's issues and stress. Through our time together, we will identify ways for you to manage your symptoms and address any barriers standing in your way so that you can feel like yourself again!

Next available: Jun 21

Elliott Eckmann

(he/him)

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LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
Do you feel out of sorts, or do you feel like things are not the way that you would like them to be? If so, you and I will figure out these struggles together. I promise to never tell you what to do or make decisions for you, but I can be a catalyst in helping you explore different options to help you feel the way that would like to. In my practice, I specialize in the following areas, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and transgendered (LGBTQ) issues, relationship struggles, Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, and the impact of past experience, previous relationships, and the parent child relationship. While working with these struggles, I am eclectic in the utilization of evidenced based practices as I tailor my approach to your individual needs, snd I utilize the following approaches, cognitive behavior therapy, psychodynamic therapies, trauma focused therapies, attachment based therapy, attachment based family therapy, solution focused therapy, systems family therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, and Narrative Therapy.

Next available: Jun 18

Christine Toler

(she/her)

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LPC/MHSP
10 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Hi. My name is Christine Toler, Chris, and I earned my Ed.S and LPC- MHSP in the state of Tennessee, and New Jersey. I have been licensed as a Professional Counselor since 2010, and a School Counselor since 2006. I started being a believer in therapy when it first helped me over forty years ago, (as a child). I thought what a wonderful way to get to the root of the problem... and get rid of it. Since then I have been working on myself as a client as well as acquiring a licensure to help others, including teens, adults and families. I focus on solution based and non-judgmental cognitive therapy. I believe understanding a problem is not the end of the work. The action we take to support a positive change... is what changes lives. And while I have experienced that in some very important areas... I continue to grow... daily. I choose to be transparent about that because I believe it is important to the work that my clients know I understand how it feels to be in their chair. If you are struggling with anxiety, depression, stress, doubt, guilt, grief, or all of the above, I believe I can help you.

Next available: Jun 23

Melissa Fowler

(she/her)

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LCSW
21 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Tennessee (LCSW) and Massachusetts (LICSW) with over 20 years of experience guiding individuals through life's challenges. I understand that life's path isn't always straight; transitions, trauma, grief, depression, and relationship struggles are real. I believe in the transformative power of collaboration and growth. With a MA in Social Work from Georgia State University and dual BAs from UMBC, my diverse background equips me to provide tailored therapy and counseling. My compassionate, non-judgmental, honest, and down-to-earth approach creates a safe space where I walk beside you on your journey to healing and growth. NOT CURRENTLY OPEN TO COUPLES.

Next available: Jun 20

Kim Corts

(she/her)

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LCSW
20 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
Hello, and thank you for reading my bio! I'm Kim Corts, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Tennessee. Like most people, I have a varied life history full of experiences and challenges that have shaped me for better or worse. In my work, I want to help others to find the "better" in those challenges. I specialize in helping individuals to grow their strength and resilience through change. My specialties include grief and loss, phase of life transitions, compassion fatigue, dementia, and other aging-related illnesses. While I do use evidence-based therapeutic approaches, I also like to explore how your interests like art, journaling, yoga, meditation, humor, music, etc., can be incorporated into an overall plan for wellness. My goal is to help you develop the tools and skills you need to feel more empowered and at peace in your life. I hope your search for a therapist is successful. If you'd like to work with me, I'd be honored to have the opportunity to help.

Next available: Jun 18

Gina Porter

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LCSW
20 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
Unresolved experiences and feelings can influence you in many ways, affecting your emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual well being. It can become difficult to develop healthy relationships, improve life situations, and take good care of yourself. Over the past 20 years, I have worked in a variety of treatment settings including inpatient/outpatient mental health and substance abuse. I offer a safe, nonjudgmental, and empowering environment to allow full expression and resolution of feelings and thoughts. Treatment is tailored to your specific needs, and is paced at a level in which you feel comfortable. I hope to assist you on your path to develop lifelong changes, and become the person you want to be.

Next available: Jun 22

Denise Dawson

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LCSW
23 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in North Carolina, Virginia, and Tennessee. I received my Undergraduate degree in Psychology from UNC-Chapel Hill, my Master's degree from East Carolina University and Ph.D. from UNC-Greensboro/NC A&T State University's Joint Ph.D. program. I have been practicing for 23 years. I love working with early career, middle-aged, and older professionals and retirees who are committed to enhancing their quality of life, heal from their past, and improve their emotional and physical health. My clients are eager to improve, but don't yet have the tools needed to make this goal a reality. They often feel stuck, overwhelmed and anxious about their future.

Next available: Jun 26

Kiersen Hoffacker

(she/her)

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LCSW
4 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, there. I'm glad you found my Profile! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Tennessee. I've been a therapist for over three years and worked in a variety of settings. My favorite part about being a therapist is empowering the clients I work with to gain insight into their emotional experiences, grow their toolbox, and make changes to live a more fulfilling life!

Next available: Jun 18

Porshure Richardson

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LCSW
1 year of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and I have a Bachelor's and Master's in Social Work. I enjoy speaking with clients that are managing physical and behavioral health issues in a telehealth setting. I have been in the field of Social Work since 2003. I have worked with children, youth, and adults in clinics, schools, hospital settings, and in home.

Next available: Jun 20

Kimberly Barrett

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LCSW
20 years of experience
Virtual
It takes courage to surrender and reach out for help. I help people who are in Transition in their lives, whether it is loss of a person, a pet, a job, a relationship, or the secondary losses experienced through chronic illness, chronic pain and terminal diagnosis. I am a Transition Specialist helping people to be able to cope through the changes with dignity and grace. Lowering anxiety levels, frustration levels and assisting people in being able to manage the big emotions, difficult decisions and sometimes challenging relationships while going through the changes and transitions in life.

Next available: Jun 18

Diane Darby

(she/her)

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LCSW
30 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, my name is Diane Darby and I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker in Texas and Tennessee. I believe you are exactly where you need to be.... Right now. Rumi said it best: "The wound is the place where the light enters you." The suffering, the vulnerability, the anger and the fear are perfect opportunities to shine a light of awareness and begin healing. I offer a safe space for each awareness to unfold without judgement. My approach tends to be ecclectic and holistic, incorporating spiritual practices to raise your consciousness in order to create alignment with your heart, body, and soul so that healing may begin. I also have over 30 years of experience with techniques such as Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, (EMDR), Somatic Therapy, Mindfullness, and Internal Family Systems to gain insight, develop coping strategies, and achieve lasting change.

Next available: Jun 20

Dawn Jones-Wilson

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LPC/MHSP
12 years of experience
Authentic
Humorous
Direct
Virtual
Dawn Jones-Wilson is a licensed professional counselor who strongly believes that growth is crucial to her clients' success. Dawn earned a Master of Education in Counseling and Human Development with a focus on mental health counseling from Lindsey Wilson College. Over the past 12 years, she has provided counseling services to diverse populations in a variety of settings.  Dawn is passionate about helping people find the courage to pursue their goals and reach their full potential. In order to be the best therapist she can be, she is dedicated to continuously growing.