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34 Aetna therapists in Tennessee

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Kirk Henderson

(he/him)

Kirk Henderson profile image
LPC/MHSP
13 years of experience
Virtual
I'm Kirk Henderson, and I provide therapy using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, and Solution-Focused Therapy. I have years of experience treating Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Depression, Anxiety, Phobias, Trauma, and Grief. I help clients navigate life transitions such as career change, divorce, and staying in a difficult marriage successfully. I work with couples experiencing marital conflict to find a new place of intimacy and connectedness. Having a background in pastoral ministry, I am also able to provide faith-based interventions for those clients who require a spiritual dynamic in the counseling experience. Please feel free to call me with any questions, or to set up an initial consultation, and I will be glad to assist you in your journey towards peace and wholeness, and relationship success.

Cursha Pierce

(she/her)

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LCSW
12 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
I love partnering with people on their journey to greatness. I use a strengths-based approach to help my clients see the choices that are always at their disposal to unlearn past harmful messaging or combat unrelenting present symptoms. As a Black woman, I always integrate the importance of diversity. Playing small to blend in doesn't serve anyone. Whether we're different based on external or internal attributes, we all need to embrace our beautiful and different qualities so that we can live an authentic life. My work also focuses on boundaries, challenging thoughts, and improving communication skills. I integrate role plays, affirmations, accountability, and direct introspection exercises to aid clients in quieting the noise of societal norms to embrace their true joy. All sessions are client-focused, I don't come with my own agenda. I'm excited to help you live life with confidence on your own terms. I look forward to working with you.

Jenny Evans, LPC-MHSP

Jenny Evans, LPC-MHSP profile image
LPC/MHSP
10 years of experience
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.

West Texas Therapy and Counseling Services, PLLC, Sean Lanegan, LCSW (HI, TN, TX), LICSW (WA)

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West Texas Therapy and Counseling Services, PLLC,  Sean Lanegan, LCSW (HI, TN, TX), LICSW (WA) profile image
LCSW
7 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Open-minded
Virtual
It seems my whole life has been one of servitude – as a retired Army Soldier who proudly defended the United States at home and abroad for 23 years, my passion and dedication for serving my nation have continued in my career as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) to help those in need of understanding themselves better. Why should you choose ME, over anyone else? That is the burning question. As I sit here and try to think of all the ways to possibly distinguish myself in comparison to my peers and colleagues, one specific thing comes to mind: the exact moment that I knew I wanted to be a therapist. My life’s trials and tribulations have put me in a strangely unique position in regard to understanding and empathizing with much of what is thrown at many of us, and it is because of that, that I found strength in my weaknesses and lowest moments. Readjusting to life after deployments, after the military, after divorce and growing pains and heartache, was a monumentally transitional period of my life, and my therapist bared the brunt of my pain with compassion and grace. In my very last session, I looked him in the eyes and said: “I want to do what you’re doing. I want to help people the way that you’ve helped me. I’ve been on this side of the table – now I want to be on that side.” It took eight grueling, yet rewarding, years from that pivotal moment to hang my degrees and licensures on the wall of my office. In 2016, I graduated from the University of Washington with a Master’s in Social Work (MSW) and have since received independent clinical licensures in Hawaii, Tennessee, Texas and Washington State. Now here I am, asking for you to trust me with your deepest fears, anxieties, shame and trauma in hopes that we connect deeply and authentically in order to face them head-on and overcome your blocks and challenges together, step-by-step, day-by-day. I think it’s important to recognize that although what we each personally feel and experience is completely subjective and unique to us, we are not the only ones who have, for example, felt depressed or anxious. Sometimes finding peace in that awareness is comforting enough – to know that others have also struggled and managed to overcome similar obstacles. So, what’re my credentials, expertise, focus and treatment approaches? Credentials: MSW, LICSW (WA), LCSW (HI, TN, TX) Expertise: My background and personal experience of the military and with Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS) ensure that I have a good handling on trauma and know all too well the burdens of Veterans that come with serving your country during war, as well as in the aftermath. Beyond that, I specialize and have experience with anger management, mood disorders, thought disorders, personality disorders, anxiety, social anxiety, depression, grief, eating disorders, self-esteem issues. Focus: Although I have worked with younger clients successfully, I typically treat adults and elders in an exclusive one-on-one environment, via tele-behavioral health psychotherapy or individual face-to-face sessions, if you are in my local vicinity. Approaches: First and foremost, my approach is and always will be centered on YOU. I find that building a strong therapeutic alliance together starts with getting to know each other and building rapport. I clinically find myself utilizing a psychodynamic approach to therapy with my clients. I believe we are who we are today based on the many influences we had in our lives, especially in those formidable early childhood years. Oftentimes, we can find the source of your current concerns today by processing how you originally developed your core values and beliefs. These roots run deeper than we typically ever realize without therapy. If you choose to work with me, we will naturally dive deeper into what this may mean for you. The path of healing is not an easy road, nor a short one. Doing the work takes gusto, but I believe that you have it inside of you, and I believe that I am the one for the job to aid in your process and growth. I hope to hear from you soon!!! Respectfully, Sean To potential clients: By providing your phone number to “Grow Therapy and West Texas Therapy and Counseling Services, PLLC / Sean Lanegan, MSW, LCSW (HI, TN, TX) LICSW (WA) ”, I agree and acknowledge that “West Texas Therapy and Counseling Services, PLLC / Sean Lanegan, MSW, LCSW (HI, TN, TX) LICSW (WA) ” may send text messages to my wireless phone number for scheduling, financial and other treatment-related purposes. Message and data rates may apply.

Candace Papke

(she/her)

Candace Papke profile image
LPC/MHSP
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm Candace. Do you ever feel like an island, where nobody truly understands you? When you attempt to express your needs, it often leaves you questioning your sanity and making you feel isolated. As you scroll through social media, it seems like everyone else has it all figured out. Despite your best efforts, you feel trapped and stagnant. Together we can navigate through it. You are not alone. As a mother of 3, I understand how difficult it can be to navigate life as a parent, maintain a work/life balance, and curate healthy relationships. It can be exhausting! Through my training and experience, I specialize in supporting other women with their emotional struggles and empowering them to find solutions within themselves.

Lynn Faust Cohen

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Lynn Faust Cohen profile image
LCSW
30 years of experience
Virtual
My name is Lynn Faust Cohen. I am a licensed clinical social worker with 30 years of experience. I specialize in EMDR working exclusively with trauma and grief. My approach is multifaceted. You will become aware of what is alive in you in present time by delving deeply into your thoughts, feelings and bodily sensations. This experience is transformative and will help you to move and change traumatic memories, grief and anxiety. We will take this path together creating trust and a deeper sense of your own ability to navigate unknown territory. I will be fully present without judgement, since I believe that most of us are very hard on ourselves. Self compassion and acceptance is part of our process always allowing whatever needs to come up to surface and then healing happens. This healing transforms your pain into “love” and you become a more spacious and accepting person. Come join me on this journey of exploration and transformation an adventure that will change your life.

Delenny Lapatrick Dubose

(he/him)

Delenny Lapatrick Dubose profile image
LCSW
7 years of experience
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.

Angie Hensley

(she/her)

Angie Hensley profile image
LMFT
20 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
My life's work has centered around community building and grassroots social change. Because I believe in the more beautiful world my heart knows is possible, I have been a circle keeper and teacher in community settings, nonprofit organizations, jails, prisons and university classrooms. I know what is possible when we show up together, for one another and the more than human world. I believe in magic and know that we need it to be able to face the inevitable human suffering in life. We also need regular engagement with beauty, a solid support system, a sense of humor and hearts full of courage. Psychotherapeutic work with me is about gathering and growing these essential ingredients. I help people grow skills and capacities to weather life's challenges, learn through difficulty and embody resiliency. I provide a supportive atmosphere where you can feel free to listen within yourself without any pressure or judgment. I will help you to welcome whatever comes and support you as you discover steps of change you want to take in your life, opening to more and more of your authentic soul self.

Elliott Eckmann

(he/him)

Elliott Eckmann profile image
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.

Felicia Megdal

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LCSW
10 years of experience
Intelligent
Authentic
Virtual
You may be wondering, "Am I ready for therapy?" And I say, "Yes!" Therapy may seem scary and for good reason, even the prospect of it can elicit fearfulness—fear of the unknown, of failure, of success, of change, of judgment—these feelings are all valid. Chances are, these same fears are causing disruptions in fundamental areas of your life, providing the impetus behind your decision to seek help in the first place. There is no right or wrong way to do this. My job is to gently guide you toward your own conclusions, so you can better understand and address the emotional and environmental obstacles standing in your way. I know life can be a struggle; it can be painful and difficult. You don’t have to suffer alone. My job is to provide a relaxed, safe, nonjudgmental space to process, explore, and learn. You are the expert on you, and I will follow your lead. Together, we will identify barriers to personal growth and acquire new insights to conquer those barriers! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the states of California, Florida, and Tennessee and a member of the National Association of Social Workers. I acquired my master of social work (MSW) degree from the University of Southern California. Before that, I attended Columbia University and earned a master's degree in journalism. After graduation from USC, I worked in community mental health clinics, specializing in forensic social work and severe co-occurring disorders, including substance use, mood and psychotic disorders. I look forward to working with you!

Indria Clay

(she/her)

Indria Clay profile image
LCSW
20 years of experience
Solution oriented
Holistic
Empowering
Virtual
Are you feeling stuck because of your anxiety and depression? Do you feel overwhelmed and unable to manage your emotions? Are you going through something that feels all consuming? Do you seem to be repeating the same undesired patterns? Is your difficulty coping with stress impacting your daily life and ability to connect with those you love? I am here to help! I have a well-rounded background of over 20 years in clinical treatment working with clients individually and in a group setting. I am proficient in serving people suffering from depression, anxiety, OCD, mood disorder, grief, PTSD and trauma, and much more. I have worked with clients in a variety of inpatient and outpatient mental health settings including hospitals, universities, corrections, and VA centers. I obtained my master's degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2005 with a specialization in Community Mental Health. I am currently licensed to practice independently in the states of Illinois, Tennessee, and Minnesota. My holistic, client-centered, strengths-based approach utilizes several treatment methods, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Written Exposure Therapy (WET), Positive Psychology, Motivational Interviewing, and Family Systems. These highly successful, research-based approaches have been proven to be the gold standard in care for the most commonly treated mental health disorders. Counseling is my passion. I believe the patient is the expert in their life, and that they possess an inner strength and resiliency that lay the groundwork for therapy. My welcoming, compassionate, and relaxed counseling style creates an environment where patients feel understood and valued, and where they can be their authentic selves without fear of judgment. Patients often tell me, "This doesn't feel like therapy; I'm having too much fun." My goal is to help patients find humor in life, grow from their struggles, and heal from their pain while enjoying the journey along the way. Entrusting your care to me is a job I take humbly and very seriously. I will strive to provide you with the most effective cutting edge where you can find a sense of purpose and personal fulfillment. I look forward to working with you, and I thank you for inviting me on this journey to explore together your personal growth and potential!

Marcia LeBeau, LPC-MHSP, LMHC

Marcia LeBeau, LPC-MHSP, LMHC profile image
LPC/MHSP
9 years of experience
Warm
Humorous
Authentic
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? Are you a couple struggling to connect? 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!

Gina Porter

Gina Porter profile image
LCSW
20 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
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.

Ken A

(he/him)

Ken A profile image
LCSW
9 years of experience
Virtual
Welcome! Come on in, I’m glad you’re here. The challenges of life can be overwhelming; the past making the present feel like less of a gift. You may feel stuck, like it’s impossible to move forward. Life transitions have a way of stirring up emotions and throwing you off balance. This mounting weight can impact your relationships, work, social life, and everything around you. I want you to know that you don’t have to face all of this alone. Together we can create a plan to help you feel better and achieve the changes you are seeking. Here, you will have a safe place to learn and to grow to overcome the challenges you face. We will work together to establish a genuine connection. I believe this is the most important part of therapy. I value honesty and transparency in our work together, without which movement and authentic change cannot occur. For therapy to work, you have to feel understood and heard by your therapist. I will work with you to alleviate hesitancy about therapy and fear of vulnerability. I will frequently check in with you to ensure the therapy process is working for you and ask how our relationship can be improved. This collaboration will empower you to make the changes you need in your life. You will have more control over your decisions. Regardless of your “why,” whether trauma, marriage or relationship issues, depression, anxiety, grief, loss, or life transitions, I’m honored to be here for you. We will get through this together.

Liza Patchen

(she/her)

Liza Patchen profile image
LCSW
9 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Florida and Tennessee. I am trained in EMDR, MBSR, CBT, DBT modalities and apply an eclectic approach to therapy. My field of expertise is death and dying, traumatic experiences, as well as mood disorders. I graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 2014 with Masters's degree in Social Work, and continued to expand my knowledge base, as well as narrow the focus of my work. I am in private practice at this moment, which is located in Jupiter, Florida. My Good Life Therapy is a vibrant practice with a focus on a whole person’s healing. Primarily, I see my clients virtually, however, in certain cases, I can make an exception and meet in person.

Dava Wilson

(she/her)

Dava Wilson profile image
LCSW
8 years of experience
Authentic
Humorous
Solution oriented
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Kentucky, Florida, South Carolina (self-pay only), and Tennessee with 8 years experience working with people making change in their life. I have worked with people challenged by depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, and life changing situations. My approach is solution focused, client centered, and strengths based drawing heavily from Cognitive Behavioral Theory. When working with clients I strive to make the therapy experience genuine, positive, respectful, and safe. I believe that you have the ability to rewrite your own story with support from a professional. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started! I am excited to meet you and work together to identify your goals and make plans to achieve them! Be proud of yourself for taking this first step to your new narrative!

Angela Serritella

Angela Serritella profile image
LCSW
8 years of experience
Virtual
Hello and thank you for taking the time to reach out! Do you ever have those days where things are especially difficult?? Many of the people that I meet struggle 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 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 :)

Trisha Brown

(she/her)

Trisha Brown profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
I have been independently licensed since 2016. I have worked in many areas of social work so my knowledge in the field is very diverse. I have worked out patient, hospital and in patient. I am trained in EMDR and can provide CBT and psycho therapy. I offer therapy that focuses on what you need to live your life to its fullest. I can treat trauma, anxiety, depression and many other diagnoses that clients struggle with. I hope to be able to help you. I try very hard to make my sessions tailored to what you as a client need. I am very person centered and i want to make this experience as therapeutic as I can.

Dr. Karen P. Reed

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Dr. Karen P. Reed profile image
LCSW
21 years of experience
Virtual
Hello and congratulations on taking the first step on your journey to feeling better! My name is Karen P. Reed and I have over 20 years of experience as a therapist and I strive to offer a safe, accepting space for you to explore your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. I will help guide you to learn more positive coping skills and problem solving techniques. With a focus on your individual strengths and needs, goals will be developed to encourage living a more satisfying and happy life. I look forward to taking this journey with you!

Melissa Bakas

Melissa Bakas profile image
LCSW
20 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi, my name is Melissa. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in Florida, Georgia and Tennessee specializing in helping individuals navigate anxiety, stress, depression, grief/loss and life transitions. I provide individual therapy sessions online. I take a holistic approach to therapy using traditional psychotherapy techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Solution-Focused Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. In 2001 I completed a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work (MSW) from Florida State University. I received my Florida license in Social Work (LCSW) in 2004 and have since added additional licenses in Tennessee and Georgia. I have worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, Hospice programs, schools and as an independent contractor providing tele-mental health counseling services to individuals who are experiencing varying levels of challenges due to chronic medical conditions, life situations and/or mental health concerns. I enjoy helping people work through the challenges of today's world as we take the journey together to get you to where you want to be in your life.

Rebecca Edwards

Rebecca Edwards profile image
LCSW
6 years of experience
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.

Michelle Jones

(she/her)

Michelle Jones profile image
LCSW
14 years of experience
Virtual
Do you feel as though you are lacking the skills to live your full life worth living? Having difficulty finding balance in life? Whether you are new to therapy or have been seeing a therapist for years, we can all use some assistance at various points in our lives. I am an LCSW who has experience in many areas including trauma, anxiety, depression, substance use, and relationship issues. I help adolescents to adults identify the areas they want to make improvements in and feel more satisfaction in daily living. I can help you manage stressors and set goals to find greater balance. I integrate multiple types of therapy including dialectical behavioral therapy and systems approach to look at the big picture and the right now. I will offer a safe space to work through your individual goals and treatment.

Yohana Temesghen, LCSW

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Yohana Temesghen, LCSW  profile image
LCSW
6 years of experience
Virtual
As a trauma therapist, I am dedicated to helping individuals heal from past experiences that have caused emotional pain and distress. With a compassionate and non-judgmental approach, I provide a safe space for clients to explore their feelings and develop coping strategies to manage symptoms of trauma. I have extensive training and experience in evidence-based therapies such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, and mindfulness-based interventions. My goal is to empower clients to reclaim their lives and move forward with confidence and resilience. As a trauma therapist, I understand that trauma can have a profound impact on an individual's mental, emotional, and physical well-being. It can manifest in a variety of ways, including anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and other mental health conditions. My approach to therapy is grounded in empathy and respect for the client's unique experiences and needs. I believe that healing from trauma involves addressing both the symptoms and underlying causes of distress. In therapy, I work collaboratively with clients to identify triggers, develop coping strategies, and process painful memories in a safe and supportive environment. I also recognize the importance of building resilience and promoting self-care, which may include mindfulness practices, stress reduction techniques, and self-compassion. My training and experience have equipped me to work with a diverse range of clients, including those who have experienced complex trauma, childhood abuse, sexual assault, and other traumatic events. I am committed to providing evidence-based treatments that are tailored to each client's specific needs and goals. My ultimate goal is to help clients reclaim their lives, improve their relationships, and find meaning and purpose in their experiences.

Deborah Vaughn

(she/her)

Deborah Vaughn profile image
LPC/MHSP
20 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
1630 South Chur...
24 mi
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

Tammy Snyder, LPC-MHSP, NCC

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Tammy Snyder,  LPC-MHSP, NCC profile image
LPC/MHSP
5 years of experience
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.

Lela Gregory

(she/her)

Lela Gregory profile image
LPC/MHSP
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I'm Lela. Have you been feeling all out of sorts lately? Has it been exhausting trying to figure out what's wrong? Is your relationship different but you just can put your finger on it? Together we can figure out what factors might be contributing to these unanswered questions and more. Whether you're dealing with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, or just plain "life" itself, I can assist you with finding solutions and/or coping skills to help you manage many areas of concern. While the thought of therapy can sometimes seem scary, you usually find it to be the right choice. I am licensed in Tennessee with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self-esteem, and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Jessie Whitfield

(she/her)

Jessie Whitfield profile image
LPC/MHSP
11 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I'm Jessie, a compassionate therapist dedicated to women's mental health. Have you ever felt lost in your marriage or your motherhood? Do you feel like the stress and anxiety of daily life leave you with less than you desire for yourself or your family? With a profound understanding of the intricate ties between emotional well-being and relationships, I can help guide you toward healing. Drawing from my expertise in trauma therapy, I provide a safe space for addressing past wounds. My empathetic approach extends to addressing common struggles like anxiety and depression. With a nurturing focus on marriage and motherhood, I empower you to embrace your roles while caring for your mental health.

Dr. Lisa Stillion DSW, LCSW

(she/her)

Dr. Lisa Stillion DSW, LCSW  profile image
LCSW
20 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Dr. Lisa Stillion, is currently in private practice in Tennessee. She holds a Master of Social Work degree, Doctorate of Social Work (DSW) as well as an advanced specialty certification in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). She has 20 years of experience working in the public and private sectors with children and families experiencing attachment issues, trauma, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, ADHD, and ODD. Individual Therapy for Sustainable Healing. Individual therapy is a joint process between a therapist and client that allows the person to work through their mental health struggles in a calm, safe, and confidential setting. Also known as individual psychotherapy, this kind of treatment is a unique opportunity to work one-on-one with a therapist to develop healthy coping skills for the long term. The beauty of individual therapy is the opportunity for flexibility, as treatment plans can be easily structured around your needs and background.

Dr. Chatiqua Miller

(she/her)

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LPC/MHSP
14 years of experience
Virtual
Are you ready to take the next step that can change your life for the better? Are feelings of anger, shame, anxiety or depression weighing you down? There is hope for you, and your life matters! I am here to provide acceptance and encouragement for you to grow and change. I empower high-functioning individuals to manage stress and anxiety, as well as process traumatic experiences from their past in order to maximize the future. I integrate mindfulness and spirituality to help you develop a deeper relationship with your inner-self. You don’t have to walk this journey alone. I am here to here to meet you where you are and help you reach your fullest potential!

Audra Kennedy

Audra Kennedy profile image
LPC/MHSP
17 years of experience
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.

Karin Booher

(she/her)

Karin Booher profile image
LCSW
23 years of experience
Virtual
Are you feeling stressed out, zoned out, or off-balance? Do you feel like you're drowning under the weight of responsibilities, while others seem to be thriving? Have you been using social media, toxic relationships, or substances to numb or distract yourself from the discomfort? I'd love to try and help you find your footing and feel more like yourself again. Most of the clients I work with have a lot more in common than they realize. They are struggling...but they believe they SHOULD be able to manage everything! They believe they are somehow flawed or weaker than others. I want you to know it’s okay to be struggling. Prolonged stress and trauma from things like the Covid pandemic, social and political unrest, racism, homophobia, and bullying can greatly impact our mental and physical health. Anxiety, depression, or trauma symptoms may be showing up as a way to say, “Hey, I’m not okay right now. I need to talk about this.” I am here to listen and help you navigate tough situations like these. I have a background in both mental health and medical social work. I have worked in a variety of settings, including outpatient clinics, hospitals, community agencies, and addiction centers. My specialties are grief and loss, mood disorders, LGBTQ+ issues, addiction/ recovery, and chronic illness/pain. I have worked in this field for over twenty years, and I am more passionate than ever about helping others. I look forward to meeting you soon!

Kay Collake

(she/her)

Kay Collake profile image
LCSW
15 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
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. 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

Susan Picart

(she/her)

Susan Picart profile image
LCSW
24 years of experience
Authentic
Virtual
Is your worrying, depression, or anger taking over your life? Is the loss of a loved one too painful to cope? Are you trying to find a solution to a damaged marriage or relationship? Is it difficult to stay calm and composed when angry? Seeing a professional is one of the best decisions you can ever make for yourself. I'm not here to issue judgement, but to focus on getting you back to a happier and more fulfilled life. I can help you cope but I can also help you conquer the overwhelming stressors in your life. My job is simple. It's to help you get back to living your BEST life. I understand that anger, depression, anxiety, grief, and broken relationships can derail even the strongest person. It's not easy, but it's possible! My current practice is an extension of my work in Toronto, Memphis, Cincinnati, and New York. Since 1999 I have worked with individuals, couples, children and families, suffering from depression, anxiety, anger, grief, shame, and trauma. Let's get you back to living your best life.

Robert Golan MS, LPC, CPCS, NCC

(he/him)

Robert Golan MS, LPC, CPCS, NCC profile image
LPC/MHSP
28 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Humorous
Virtual
Hello, my name is Robert Golan. I would like to provide you with some background information about me and also let you know your rights and responsibilities as a client. I have been counseling for 28 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.

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