Laura holds a Bachelor's in both Studio Art and Psychology from University of Alabama and a Master's in Clinical Psychology from Mississippi State University. She is a Certified Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Practitioner. A member of the American Counseling Association, she has worked in mental health in various capacities since 1999 and is skilled in working with individuals, families, and groups. Laura’s therapeutic approach is collaborative, person centered, and solution focused, specializing in trauma informed care. Laura accepts Cigna, Health Advocate, Magellan, Aetna, Beacon, Mutual of Omaha, R3 Continuum, out of network, FSA/HSA, and private pay. Laura enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. Laura is not accepting new clients at this time.
Laura's education includes a Master of Science in General Psychology from The University of Memphis, graduate level counseling coursework from Trevecca Nazarene University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Mississippi. She has practiced for 23 years and is EMDRII certified. Laura works with individuals 16 and over and her approach is eclectic and person-centered, based on the needs of the client, including EMDR, trauma-focused, dialectical behavioral (DBT), and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). Laura specializes in trauma (including chronic pain, fears, and family of origin attachment wounding), shame/guilt, spiritual and ethical struggles, grief/loss, life transitions, and LGBT clients. Laura accepts Beacon behavioral, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Magellan, Optum/United Healthcare, R3 Continuum, Health Advocate, CorpCare EAP, Mutual of Omaha, out of network, HSA/FSA, and private pay. Her spare time activities and interests include singing in a local chorus, films, music, art, and being in nature.
Priscilla’s Bachelors Degree in Psychology and English is from Tulane University. After traveling around the world for several years and deciding not to go to law school, she earned a Masters Degree in Social Work and a Certificate in Substance Abuse Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has been in the helping profession since the turn of the century and has practiced in a variety of settings including a VA Medical Center, inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment programs, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs, private practice, and a university in Trinidad & Tobago. She is skilled in working with individuals, couples, and groups. Priscilla believes that each person she works with is an expert on him/her/themselves, and enjoys assisting people in their healing from religious trauma, grief, culture shock, reverse culture shock, and other life challenges. Priscilla is now accepting new clients 18 and older with Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, R3 Continuum, Health Advocate, CorpCare EAP, Magellan, Metropolitan, Mutual of Omaha, Optum/United Healthcare, Ulliance, HSA/FSA, out-of-network, and private pay.
Gwen earned her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Gwen has 11 years of clinical experience in which she has worked with children and adolescents (age 13 and up), adults, couples, and groups. Previous practice settings include inpatient and partial hospitalization, community mental health, experiential ropes course, and support groups in schools. She has experience utilizing Cognitive Behavioral and Solution Focused therapy techniques to help people cope with Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, Grief and Loss, Life Transitions, and Stress. She works to develop a therapeutic alliance through empathy, trust and support to help individuals and families overcome stressors, improve functioning, and lead happier lives. Gwen currently accepts Aetna, Beacon, BlueCross BlueShield, Magellan, Cigna, Mutual of Omaha, Optum/United Healthcare/UBH, Tricare, Ulliance, Metropolitan, Health Advocate EAP, CorpCare EAP, HSA/FSA, and private pay.
Camryn holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Vanguard University of Southern California and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in both Tennessee and California. She has worked in a variety of mental health settings since 2009, including an inpatient psychiatric hospital, outpatient therapy centers, private practice, a domestic violence center, and transitional housing where she has provided therapy and case management services to individuals and families. Camryn has experience providing services to people affected by depression, anxiety, complex trauma, addiction, relationship issues, and more. She specializes in working with adults, especially young adults experiencing grief and loss, prenatal and postpartum symptoms, and major life transitions. She uses various modalities such as EMDR, psychodynamic, CBT, solution focused, attachment, systems and others as needed to empower clients in working towards their greatest selves. Camryn currently accepts BCBS, Cigna, Magellan, Optum/United Healthcare/UBH, select EAPs, FSA/HSA, and private pay clients. In her free time she enjoys hiking, trying new coffee shops, and spending time with friends, family, and especially her nephew.
Julia holds a BA in Philosophy from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and a Master’s in Social Work from Grand Valley State University. She enjoys working with adults in the following niche areas: treatment of mental health professionals, those in the caring professions, or anyone experiencing professional burnout; life transition adjustment issues (losing one’s religion, job, family member, home, etc); acute grief; women’s empowerment issues; self-identity; self-esteem; and adverse religious experiences and related religious trauma. Julia relies on evidence-based treatment techniques to address all of these issues. These include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), motivational interviewing, mindfulness-based (MBCT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and trauma-informed approaches. Julia believes that we can and we should rely on our own intellect and thoughts to create the adjustments needed to make a better life for ourselves, and that we can trust ourselves for healing. She enjoys empowering others to learn to trust their own process toward a life worth living and to develop the tools to do so effectively. Julia’s past experience includes work as therapeutic case manager treating individuals diagnosed with severe and pervasive mental illnesses and severe personality disorders, including Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, and Schizophrenia, among others. Julia has also led therapy groups on grief and loss and depression recovery. In her spare time, she enjoys long hikes, camping, writing, vegetarian cooking, learning new things, and spending time with her dog, Belle. Julia is currently accepting new clients using Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Magellan, Optum/United Healthcare, health savings accounts [HSA], flexible spending accounts [FSA], out of network, and private pay clients.
Aimee holds a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Trevecca Nazarene University, and an M.A. degree in Clinical Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University. Her certifications include Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Collaborative Problem Solving Practitioner. A member of the American Counseling Association her preferred counseling approach is Person Centered, Cognitive Behavioral, and Trauma-Focused. She has been providing counseling services since 2007. Her accepted insurances are Cigna, Magellan, Aetna, Beacon, Mutual of Omaha, R3 Continuum, out of network, HSA, and private pay. Aimee is interested in leading a Collaborative Problem Solving parenting group, which involves teaching parents a different approach to problem solving with their children. Her spare time activities are spending time with her family, friends, and dog, reading and movies, volunteer work through her church and serving as an adjunct professor.
Beth has earned a Master of Professional Counseling from Argosy University and a Master of Psychology with an addiction focus from Capella University. She has been practicing for 10 years in outpatient, residential, and inpatient settings specializing in treating clients with mental health and substance abuse issues. Beth has training and experience in working with individuals, families, and groups. She is skilled in cognitive behavioral and solution-focused therapy for depression, anxiety, trauma, and grief-related issues. In addition to her license, Beth holds a Master Addiction Counselor certification. She accepts Aetna, Beacon/Value Options, Cigna, Magellan, BCBS, Health Advocate, Mutual of Omaha, R3 Continuum, CorpCare EAP, out-of-network, HSA/FSA, and private pay clients. Helping others is her second career in life following 28 years in the engineering and information technology field. Outside of work, Beth greatly enjoys spending time with her four-year-old granddaughter, who calls her “Gigi.”
Kyle MacDonald received his Masters of Education in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling from Vanderbilt University in May of 2017. During his education, Kyle worked at an agency with a primary focus on chronic and severe mental illness, as well as crisis management. Eventually, this led to him becoming a Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP). Following graduate school, Kyle worked as a Primary Therapist for a residential treatment facility, where he specialized in individuals recovering from co-occurring mental health and substance uses diagnoses. Kyle enjoys working with those who are struggling with stress, shame/guilt, depression, perfectionism, trauma, dysfunctional family dynamics, Adult Child of an Alcoholic, and substance use. One of Kyle’s primary passions is working with athletes at all stages of their career. Kyle has played sports through most of his life and can relate to many athletes' experiences of the need for performance enhancement, psychological wellness, and balancing a demanding sports career with school, work, personal relationships, and life's demands. Kyle’s foundation therapeutic approach is humanistic, while also integrating Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, psychodynamic, and mindfulness approaches. Kyle is currently accepting new clients utilizing Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Optum/UBH/UHC, health savings accounts [HSA], flexible spending accounts [FSA], out of network, and private pay clients. Outside of work, Kyle enjoys lifting weights, hiking, going to the movies, and hanging with his dog, Zeus.
Rahab Marshall received her BS in Psychology with a minor in Spanish from Tennessee State University in 2009 and her MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lipscomb University in December 2013. Rahab has served in the mental health field in various capacities since 2010. She has worked in a residential treatment facility for children and adolescents that specialized in sexual trauma; provided adult inpatient therapy at a local psychiatric hospital; provided intensive in-home therapeutic services for families, children, and teens; and most recently worked in a school-based setting serving school-age children. Rahab’s therapeutic approach is based on the needs of the client, serving adults, children, adolescents, and families. Rahab’s approach is trauma informed. She utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy in creative therapeutic ways to meet the needs of her clients. As a former college Track and Field athlete, she enjoys running, spending time with family, and learning new things. Rahab accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Optum/UBH/UHC, Metropolitan, CorpCare EAP, and Magellan insurance.
Abbie obtained her Bachelor of Psychology degree form Florida Atlantic University with a minor in Sociology and a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University. Working with Abbie is a collaborative process, once goals are decided she will help you embrace each step in your journey of self-growth. Abbie utilizes a variety of therapeutic modalities and believes they are as diverse as the clients themselves. Abbie is skilled in using Cognitive Behavioral, Mindfulness, Solution Focused, and Narrative Therapy. She is EMDR 1 trained. Abbie currently accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, select EAPs, Optum/United Healthcare, FHA/FSA, out-of–network, and private pay clients.
PaQuita earned a Master of Art in Counseling from Trevecca Nazarene University and is currently pursuing her doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision. She is also a board certified counselor through NBCC, a certified crisis worker through the American Association of Suicidology, and a PREPARE/ENRICH Facilitator. She is QPR and ASIST trained. PaQuita works with youth aged 5-10 and adults 18 and over. Her approach is integrative, developmentally appropriate and multiculturally sensitive. She is skilled in working with individuals, couples and groups. PaQuita specializes in anxiety, self-esteem/self-worth, vulnerability, mindfulness, career and life purpose, relapse prevention/sobriety maintenance, stress, burn-out/compassion fatigue, shame/guilt, life-transitions, males and mental health, and African-American male issues. PaQuita hopes that all of her clients have an authentic experience in counseling that is rooted in connectedness and authenticity. PaQuita is currently accepting clients with Aetna, Beacon behavioral, Cigna, Magellan, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Optum/UBH/UHC, Metropolitan insurance, CorpCare EAP, health savings accounts (HSA), flexible spending accounts (FSA), and private pay clients. Her outside interests and activities include yoga, following the sun, eating good food, and being “Auntie Quita” to her 3 year-old-niece and 5-month-old nephew.
Jessica earned both a Master of Education in Human Development Counseling and a Master of Divinity from Vanderbilt University. Practicing for almost 7 years, she specializes in person-centered, solution-focused, and cognitive behavioral therapy, depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, life transitions, relationships, and LGBTQQIA. She accepts Optum/UBH/UHC, Beacon, Cigna, Magellan, Tricare, Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Mutual of Omaha, Health Advocate, CorpCare EAP, R3 Continuum, out of network, HSA/FSA, and private pay. She will be starting LGBT groups, as well as groups oriented to grief, depression, and anxiety. Outside interests include reading, playing tennis, and video games.
Dean earned a Master of Education in Counselor Education/Mental Health Counseling from The University of Mississippi. Dean holds an LPC license from Mississippi and is in the process of meeting the licensure requirements in Tennessee. He works with students and adults providing individual counseling for anxiety, depression, low self-worth, and trauma. He utilizes techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Reality Therapy, among a variety of other theories, to help his clients explore a different way of looking at their lives and empowering them as they navigate life’s obstacles. He believes we are all doing our best, but sometimes we can feel stuck, whether it’s in our relationships, jobs, or general way of thinking. Dean works to help his clients to gain insight into their lives and to take action to discover their true potential to thrive. He brings personal and professional experience into the therapy room and provides a nonjudgmental place for his clients to share their story and to build a new relationship with themselves and their experiences. He recognizes everyone is unique and works with his clients to build a plan that will help identify specifically how they want the story of their lives to go and helps shine a light on the meaningful steps they take along the way. In his spare time he enjoys going to concerts, watching standup comedy and going fishing. Dean is currently accepting new private pay clients.
Brandi earned her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Tennessee State University. She has been a clinician for 14 years working with children, adolescents, young adults, and families in a variety of treatment settings including residential, intensive outpatient, community mental health, and schools. She uses an eclectic approach to therapy, tailoring her approach to best fit the needs of the client. Some of these approaches include strength-based, solution-focused therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Brandi is also trained in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TFCBT), motivational interviewing, and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). She enjoys assisting her clients with behavioral struggles, anxiety, depression, mood disturbances, trauma, grief/loss, stress, family dynamics and substance use. In her spare time Brandi enjoys traveling, exercising, spending time with family, and cooking. She is currently accepting Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Corp Care, Health Advocate, Metropolitan, Magellan, Mutual of Omaha, Optum/UBH/UHC, Ulliance, HSA/FSA, out-of-network, and private pay clients.
Tomauro earned a Master of Marriage and Family Therapy from Lipscomb University and holds a temporary LMFT license. She is a certified PREPARE/ENRICH facilitator and is also trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy, Kimochi for children (emotion regulation and behavioral modification) and ASIST (suicide prevention). Tomauro's specialty is working with children and adolescents, adults, families and couples, providing individual or relational therapy. She has a person-centered, non-directive approach using Solution Focused Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy interventions. Each client being different, she tailors her interventions to the client’s unique needs and circumstances. Tomauro’s therapeutic interests include relationship issues, depression/anxiety, shame/insecurities, life/developmental adjustments, and self-esteem issues. She also has training and experience working with individuals, families and groups with trauma-related issues, and is a member of AAMFT. Tomauro is interested in facilitating groups for couples on nurturing parenting, self-esteem (ages 8-17), behavioral modification (ages 4-12) and relationship check-ins. She accepts clients with health savings accounts [HSA], flexible spending accounts [FSA], and private pay.