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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
Jennifer received her Masters in Clinical Psychology with emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University in 2012 and her Bachelors in Psychology from UC Davis in 2008. Jennifer has a background in working with adults and children in various settings to include private practice, schools, and nonprofit agencies for the past 10 years. Jennifer specializes in supporting clients who have experienced severe trauma and addiction along with anxiety and depression. Jennifer has also developed a specialty working with clients that identify as LQBTQI. She provides a safe place for clients to express emotions by providing a gentle, supportive, and empathic environment. Her main clinical approaches are cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic. However, she believes in an integrated approach to psychotherapy in which she tailors her interventions to her client’s unique needs and circumstances. Jennifer does teletherapy only and accepts Aetna, Beacon, Cigna, Optum/United Healthcare/UBH, private pay, out-of-network, and HSA/FSA. In her spare time she enjoys running, taking Pure Barre classes, watching movies and spending time with her family and her cat Moo.
Jennifer is a graduate of Lesley University and holds a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and Art Therapy. She completed 2 semesters of internship with Cedar Tree Wellness Center and was selected to continue working with us after graduation due to her excellent counseling skills and deep care for her clients. Jennifer works with children, adolescents, and adults in individual counseling for anxiety, depression, self-esteem, trauma, life changes, and behavioral health. She also enjoys working with couples at any stage of the life of a couple - dating, pre-marital, marital, co-parenting during or after a divorce. Jennifer uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Art Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy as well as other theories to guide clients in self-reflection and self-exploration for client needs. She assists the clients in discovering their needs for healing and progression through verbal communication and artistic representations in sessions. Jennifer uses art techniques in sessions, with consideration to the comfortability of clients, to explore presenting issues as reflect on process and progression in sessions. She recognizes each client’s individuality and unique experiences that need to be cared for and understood. She creates a comfortable inviting space that is open for the needs of the client to share in appropriate channels of communication. She assists clients in finding their path to peace of mind and confidence in self. Jennifer is currently accepting HSA/FSA and private pay clients. In her spare time, she enjoys creating art in various forms, walking with her dog, baking, and quality time with family and friends.
Jessica earned both a Master of Education in Human Development Counseling and a Master of Divinity from Vanderbilt University. Practicing for almost 10 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.
John holds a Master's degree in counseling from Trevecca Nazarene University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor in TN. He has worked in mental health in different capacities since 1993 to include a recreational therapist and a professional counselor in residential and outpatient settings. John offers individual, couples, family, and group counseling using an eclectic approach. He draws on several different psychological schools of theory and intervention to best meet the specific needs of each client. Some of the issues John has assisted clients with include: grief work, depression, stress/anxiety management and restructuring, communication issues, adjustment to life transitions, domestic violence, substance abuse, and anger management. Above all, John seeks to establish a safe and nonjudgemental environment in which emotional healing and growth can take place. John believes each of us is a storyteller. We chronicle within our hearts the stories of our lives, but often these stories go untold. The pain and anger go unacknowledged and uncomforted. The triumphs and passions go unacclaimed. The moral and metaphor are often missed. If you entrust John with your story he will, in turn, give it the audience it is due. Together you will give it voice and perhaps even write a happier ever after. At this time John accepts Cigna, BCBS, Magellan, select EAPs, as well as out-of-network, private pay, and HSA/FSA clients.
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 Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Magellan, Optum/United Healthcare, health savings accounts [HSA], flexible spending accounts [FSA], out of network, and private pay clients.
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.
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 Aetna, 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.
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.
Wendy is a native Tennessean and holds a Bachelor of Psychology from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville and a Master of Science in Social Work from University of Tennessee College of Social Work in Nashville. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in TN with 16 years of experience providing mental health treatment, substance abuse treatment, and crisis intervention. Wendy’s previous experience includes outpatient and community mental health settings, pain management setting, and a co-occurring substance abuse/mental health treatment program. She has training and experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and trauma-informed approaches and is skilled with working with individuals, couples/families, and groups. Wendy enjoys with working with clients of all ages including children, adolescents, and adults. Her extensive training and experience allow her to work with her clients on creating an individualized approach to the specific issues each client presents. At present Wendy is in-network with BCBS, Cigna, select EAPs, and also accepts HSA/FSA, out-of-network, and private pay clients. In her spare time Wendy enjoys cooking, walking meditation, and spending time with her husband, family, and friends.