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Sara Jane Tinker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®
Photo of Sara Jane Tinker, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®, Clinical Social Work/Therapist

Sara Jane Tinker

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
Nashville, TN 37201
Let's Connect (615) 488-6131
Photo of Sara Jane Tinker, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Want restored self-worth, healthy patterns to get needs met, and a loving, authentic relationship? Desire more friends? Less over-thinking, over-reacting? Life in the present moment? Peace? End worry? I combine Somatic Experiencing, Attachment Work, & EMDR to help heal broken hearts & childhood wounds; or specific needs for recovery from stress, trauma, accidents, illness, assault, chronic pain, betrayal, loss, infidelity, or breakups; easing symptoms such as anxiety, depression, mood swings, PTSD & Complex Trauma, or addictive behaviors. I work with couples, individuals, & the range of personality and mood disorders.
I treat all trama. Small, Large, Acute, Chronic. I assist in resolving childhood lapses that block happiness, life, & love relationships. I guide your quest for mature love of fusion and separateness based on caring, respect, and empathy. Individuals and Couples. Communication skills, resolving conflict without fighting, infidility, narcissistic abuse.
I want to understand you deeply as we assess and join on the best roadmap to your therapy goals. We'll personalize your therapy prescription from DBT, CBT, Psychoeducation and Somatic Experiencing for inner regulation & peace. For underlying issues we'll compound Attachment, EFT, EMDR, Psychodynamic, and Self Psychology therapies. Please visit my website.
Take the first step to help. Call or Sara Jane Tinker now - (615) 488-6131

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

Nashville, TN 37201

(615) 488-6131
Offering Telehealth Therapy for Adults, Teens, Couples, Families. Available most weekdays, evenings, & some weekends.
I specialize in Trauma and PTSD, Relationship Issues and Mood Disorders 
$150 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and families  
Let's Connect (615) 488-6131
Photo of Sara Jane Tinker, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®, Clinical Social Work/Therapist

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

Nashville, TN 37201

(615) 488-6131
Offering Telehealth Therapy for Adults, Teens, Couples, Families. Available most weekdays, evenings, & some weekends.
I specialize in Trauma and PTSD, Relationship Issues and Mood Disorders 
$150 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and families  

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $150
  • Couple Sessions $150
  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
  • Pay by American Express, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • Highmark BCBS Pennsylvania
  • Aetna
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
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I have a HIPPA appproved online billing/patient portal system in place where your Insurance information, HSA or credit card will be securely stored for copayments. Co-payments are collected at the time of session. Billing to insurance is done for you after the session; monthly statements provided.
or call with questions - (615) 488-6131
Photo of Sara Jane Tinker, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Sara Jane Tinker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®
"
I have a HIPPA appproved online billing/patient portal system in place where your Insurance information, HSA or credit card will be securely stored for copayments. Co-payments are collected at the time of session. Billing to insurance is done for you after the session; monthly statements provided.
or call with questions - (615) 488-6131
Photo of Sara Jane Tinker, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Sara Jane Tinker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of Tennessee / 1046 Sara Jane Tinker
  • In Practice for 34 Years
  • Membership with Somatic Experiencing International 2022
  • Degree/Diploma from University of Tennessee Knoxville Exercise Physiology / 1984
  • Attended University of Tennessee Knoxville, MSSW, Graduated 1990
"
Need a reset on your nervous system? Holistic Psychodynamic approach. Certified Somatic Experiencing Therapist. EMDR Therapist. Masters Exercise Physiology. Relationship-Attachment-Focused EMDR. The Couples Institute. Individuals Couples Families for over 30 years. Trauma and Polyvagal Informed.
or call with questions - (615) 488-6131
Photo of Sara Jane Tinker, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Sara Jane Tinker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®
"
Need a reset on your nervous system? Holistic Psychodynamic approach. Certified Somatic Experiencing Therapist. EMDR Therapist. Masters Exercise Physiology. Relationship-Attachment-Focused EMDR. The Couples Institute. Individuals Couples Families for over 30 years. Trauma and Polyvagal Informed.
or call with questions - (615) 488-6131
Photo of Sara Jane Tinker, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Sara Jane Tinker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders

Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Veterans
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I treat couples with Emotionally Focused Therapy. Expect to learn how to be vulnerable with one another, resolve conflict, communicate, and show empathy. I treat childhood and adult trauma/PTSD with Somatic Experiencing and EMDR. Everyone learns how to regulate internally out of extremes fight-flight, freeze or fawn. EMDR can effectively resolve underlying causes of distress for most clients.
or call with questions - (615) 488-6131
Photo of Sara Jane Tinker, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Sara Jane Tinker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®
"
I treat couples with Emotionally Focused Therapy. Expect to learn how to be vulnerable with one another, resolve conflict, communicate, and show empathy. I treat childhood and adult trauma/PTSD with Somatic Experiencing and EMDR. Everyone learns how to regulate internally out of extremes fight-flight, freeze or fawn. EMDR can effectively resolve underlying causes of distress for most clients.
or call with questions - (615) 488-6131
Photo of Sara Jane Tinker, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Sara Jane Tinker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®

Client Focus

Age

Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Immuno-disorders
Lesbian Allied
Single Mother

Ethnicity

Black and African American
Other Racial or Ethnic Background

Religion

Hindu

Age

Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Immuno-disorders
Lesbian Allied
Single Mother

Ethnicity

Black and African American
Other Racial or Ethnic Background

Religion

Hindu

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Attachment-based
  • Certified Somatic Experiencing Therapist
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • EMDR Attachment Focused
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Energy Psychology
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Somatic
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
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We'll join to assess your unique presenting symptoms and issues. We'll build a trusting therapeutic arena while assessing, setting goals, and practicing tools for improved mood and system regulation. We'll compound a specific therapy designed to resolve root of the problems from Psychoeducation, Psychodynamic, Self-Psychology, Attachment, EMDR, CBT, DBT, EFT, and Somatic Experiencing therapies.
or call with questions - (615) 488-6131
Photo of Sara Jane Tinker, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Sara Jane Tinker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®
"
We'll join to assess your unique presenting symptoms and issues. We'll build a trusting therapeutic arena while assessing, setting goals, and practicing tools for improved mood and system regulation. We'll compound a specific therapy designed to resolve root of the problems from Psychoeducation, Psychodynamic, Self-Psychology, Attachment, EMDR, CBT, DBT, EFT, and Somatic Experiencing therapies.
or call with questions - (615) 488-6131
Photo of Sara Jane Tinker, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Sara Jane Tinker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®

Location

Primary Location

Nashville, TN 37201

(615) 488-6131
"
Offering Telehealth Therapy for Adults, Teens, Couples, Families. Available most weekdays, evenings, & some weekends.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (615) 488-6131
Photo of Sara Jane Tinker, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Sara Jane Tinker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®
"
Offering Telehealth Therapy for Adults, Teens, Couples, Families. Available most weekdays, evenings, & some weekends.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (615) 488-6131
Photo of Sara Jane Tinker, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Sara Jane Tinker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EMDR, SEP®