Brian Hooper, MDiv, PsyD, LCPT, Pastoral Counselor in Nashville
Having trouble accepting and loving yourself? Need to experience relief from emotional pain and inner conflict, gain personal insight, and achieve greater balance between your true values and the life you live? I can help. Desire to address anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, obsessive thoughts, or substance abuse? We'll do that. Single, Coupled, Gay, Straight? I work with a variety of people. Let's work to establish and accomplish your goals. Feeling caught between religious roots and personal experience? I know the territory and can help you navigate. Couples find my approach to their issues insight generating, practical, and reasonable. Individuals appreciate my compassion.
Specialties: Individuals in Crisis, Couples in Conflict, Gay Men Coming Out and Seeking Integration, Christians Experiencing Inner Conflict -> (Christian Counseling), Clergy in Crisis, and Elder Parent Care Givers Needing Support and Resources. As a life long member of SAG/AFTRA I understand and treat Performing Artists in Crisis.
Let's openly discuss your counseling goals. With over 25 years of spiritually integrated consulting and psychotherapeutic counseling experience, I want to help you to experience a bright and hopeful future and live a brilliant life! Home and office calls available.
Call or Email Brian Hooper for a free consultation now - (615) 285-3084


  • Years in Practice: 9 Years
  • School: Concordia Seminary & Cal. Coast Univ.
  • Year Graduated: 2001
  • License No. and State: CPT #54 Tennessee


  • Avg Cost (per session): $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Am. Assoc. Pastoral Counselors / Fellow
  • Certificate Date: 2007
  • Certificate: Am. Council Hypnotist Examiner / Clinical Hypnotherapist
  • Certificate Date: 2004


  • Gay
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Anxiety


  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Orientation, Religious
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Abuse

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders


  • Bisexual
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Religious Orientation: Christian


  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


  • Gay Clients
  • HIV / AIDS Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Christian Counseling
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Transpersonal


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family


  • Video Counseling
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2017
Brian Hooper, MDiv, PsyD, LCPT, Pastoral Counselor in Nashville

Brian Hooper

Pastoral Counselor/Therapist, MDiv, PsyD, LCPT