Katya Brewington, M.Ed., LPC/MHSP/S, NCC, ACS 
Katya Brewington (She/Her) is the founder, owner, and CEO of Brewington, LLC and Cedar Tree Wellness Center. She has provided counseling services to individuals, couples/families, and groups since 2003. She works with children 6 years of age and older, adolescents, and adults. Her approach is eclectic, primarily based on person-centered, family systems, cognitive-behavioral, and trauma-informed cognitive-behavioral models. Katya specializes in trauma, PTSD, mood disorders, anxiety, behavioral, marital, and parenting issues. She has completed Level 1 and Level 2 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy and uses Gottman Method Couples Therapy and assessments in her work. Additionally, Katya has provided licensure supervision to new practitioners since 2011. Katya holds a Master’s degree in counseling from Vanderbilt University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor/Mental Health Service Provider/Approved Supervisor in Tennessee, National Certified Counselor, and Approved Clinical Supervisor. She has received extensive training in working with individuals who have experienced a traumatic event and is certified by the American Red Cross to work in areas of natural disaster. Katya is a member of the American Counseling Association, Tennessee Counseling Association, Tennessee Mental Health Counselors Association, and Chi Sigma Iota, an international honor society for students, professional counselors and counselor educators. Katya accepts private pay as well as most major behavioral health and EAP insurances.
In her previous career Katya was a college professor and translator. She is fluent in English, Bulgarian, and Russian. In her spare time, Katya enjoys hiking, traveling, and gardening. Daughter Diana is an artist and son-in-law Yoav is a musician, both living and working in NYC.


Practice Manager 

Nicoletta Montgomery, MA, LPC/MHSP (temp)
Nicoletta Montgomery (She/Her) is the Practice Manager of Cedar Tree Wellness Center. For more information, please see
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Front Desk 

Razaw Mahmood
Razaw (She/Her) is the Administrative Office Manager of Cedar Tree Wellness Center. She is the heart and soul of our center and  the first person clients encounter when they call for services. Razaw runs the everyday operations such as scheduling, billing, and overall keeping the office running. Razaw holds an associate degree in Computer Information Systems from Nashville State Community College. She has experience in teaching computers and English, customer service/administration, and in sales as a cashier and a supervisor. Razaw is fluent in English, Kurdish, and Arabic. She has lived in Nashville for more than 20 years and likes to volunteer on her days off for an organization that supports the local Kurdish American community. Razaw loves spending time with her husband and 3 wonderful sons as well as swimming and biking.

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