Female Therapists in Davidson County, TN

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Teena Jones
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS
Verified Verified
Hermitage, TN 37076
Many struggle with life issues, however when issues arise that are very difficult to resolve, the insight of a compassionate and objective professional can be very beneficial. The issues that arise in life are as varied as the individuals experiencing them causing one to feel overwhelmed, unhappy and dissatisfied. It is my hope that you will pursue the peace and purpose in life that you deserve.
Many struggle with life issues, however when issues arise that are very difficult to resolve, the insight of a compassionate and objective professional can be very beneficial. The issues that arise in life are as varied as the individuals experiencing them causing one to feel overwhelmed, unhappy and dissatisfied. It is my hope that you will pursue the peace and purpose in life that you deserve.
(931) 650-3424 View (931) 650-3424
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Haley Kisner
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, TLMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37203
Has traditional talk therapy fallen short in helping you find the root of the issues you repeatedly face? Are you struggling to understand and change the patterns that keep you feeling stuck and disconnected? You may be struggling to navigate relationships, battle loud negative self-talk, or experience debilitating feelings of shame, guilt and embarrassment. If these experiences sound all too familiar, my practice may be a good fit for you. I aim to equip my clients with the skills to manage difficult thoughts and emotional experiences, navigate relationship struggles, and heal their trauma from the root.
Has traditional talk therapy fallen short in helping you find the root of the issues you repeatedly face? Are you struggling to understand and change the patterns that keep you feeling stuck and disconnected? You may be struggling to navigate relationships, battle loud negative self-talk, or experience debilitating feelings of shame, guilt and embarrassment. If these experiences sound all too familiar, my practice may be a good fit for you. I aim to equip my clients with the skills to manage difficult thoughts and emotional experiences, navigate relationship struggles, and heal their trauma from the root.
(615) 219-9511 View (615) 219-9511
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Sierra Tuck
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37204  (Online Only)
Living in stressful times can make it feel like mental health has to be on the back burner but I believe in prioritizing joy and rest to endure what seems impossible. Using evidence-based, trauma-informed practices, I work with clients to find their true selves and help strip away external stressors so they feel prepared to take on life. I enjoy helping solo clients and any type of partner arrangement in navigating difficult conversations and establishing boundaries. It is normal for the therapy process to feel a bit intimidating but my sessions are informal and individually tailored. Neurodiverse? You'll be right at home!
Living in stressful times can make it feel like mental health has to be on the back burner but I believe in prioritizing joy and rest to endure what seems impossible. Using evidence-based, trauma-informed practices, I work with clients to find their true selves and help strip away external stressors so they feel prepared to take on life. I enjoy helping solo clients and any type of partner arrangement in navigating difficult conversations and establishing boundaries. It is normal for the therapy process to feel a bit intimidating but my sessions are informal and individually tailored. Neurodiverse? You'll be right at home!
(629) 258-8822 View (629) 258-8822
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Winn Thomas Simmons
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
8 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37212
I specialize in offering compassionate and authentic therapy, providing a safe space where you don't have to face life's challenges alone. Together, we'll rewrite the narratives that shape your world, empowering you to embrace change and achieve your goals.  With a background in empowering youths to find their voice, I've worked with individuals, couples, children, adolescents, and families in various community and agency settings. My therapeutic approach blends evidence-based methods. Let's embark on this journey together—reach out today to start making positive changes in your life.
I specialize in offering compassionate and authentic therapy, providing a safe space where you don't have to face life's challenges alone. Together, we'll rewrite the narratives that shape your world, empowering you to embrace change and achieve your goals.  With a background in empowering youths to find their voice, I've worked with individuals, couples, children, adolescents, and families in various community and agency settings. My therapeutic approach blends evidence-based methods. Let's embark on this journey together—reach out today to start making positive changes in your life.
(615) 492-6777 View (615) 492-6777
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Jessie Gladden
Pre-Licensed Professional, LPC-t
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37203
After experiencing my own life-changing therapeutic journey, it is my greatest honor to hold space for others during theirs. I enjoy working with adults, teens, couples and families to facilitate healing from trauma, codependency, eating disorders, addiction, anxiety, intimacy issues, maladaptive coping skills, partner betrayal, low self-worth and life transitions.
After experiencing my own life-changing therapeutic journey, it is my greatest honor to hold space for others during theirs. I enjoy working with adults, teens, couples and families to facilitate healing from trauma, codependency, eating disorders, addiction, anxiety, intimacy issues, maladaptive coping skills, partner betrayal, low self-worth and life transitions.
(615) 551-3659 View (615) 551-3659
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Chelsea Fair
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37220
As a plus size, mixed woman, "fitting in" is something I struggled with for years. I battled to figure out who I am and where I fit in this world. Turns out, I was born to stand out. This fuels my passion for working with individuals from marginalized communities. If you struggle with anxiety or depression, need a space to process grief and loss, are struggling with PTSD, want to improve your self esteem, or simply have a longing to uncover your true self and sense of belonging, I would love to work with you.
As a plus size, mixed woman, "fitting in" is something I struggled with for years. I battled to figure out who I am and where I fit in this world. Turns out, I was born to stand out. This fuels my passion for working with individuals from marginalized communities. If you struggle with anxiety or depression, need a space to process grief and loss, are struggling with PTSD, want to improve your self esteem, or simply have a longing to uncover your true self and sense of belonging, I would love to work with you.
(615) 903-5430 View (615) 903-5430
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Laura Grafham Knapp
Counselor, LPC, MHSP, NCC
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Berry Hill, TN 37204
When you cut a tree down and look at the growth rings added every year, you can see the way fire, water, wind, and people have impacted its life each year. I believe that people are no different. Our environment shapes us, and nevertheless we grow. Some years are harder than others, but even within the hard years, growth takes place.
When you cut a tree down and look at the growth rings added every year, you can see the way fire, water, wind, and people have impacted its life each year. I believe that people are no different. Our environment shapes us, and nevertheless we grow. Some years are harder than others, but even within the hard years, growth takes place.
(629) 201-2710 View (629) 201-2710
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Hannah Mills
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
17 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37203
I am a licensed clinical fellow at The Briggs Institute, Inc. The therapists at the Institute are graduates of Lipscomb University's Master of Marriage and Family Therapy Program. As the only COAMFTE accredited program in Nashville, the Lipscomb MFT program has earned its fine reputation by meeting the highest academic and clinical experience standards in the country. Because we practice under the supervision of the Lipscomb MFT program core faculty, we remain connected to academia. This means our work is informed by state-of-the-art scientific research that most private practice therapists can't easily access.
I am a licensed clinical fellow at The Briggs Institute, Inc. The therapists at the Institute are graduates of Lipscomb University's Master of Marriage and Family Therapy Program. As the only COAMFTE accredited program in Nashville, the Lipscomb MFT program has earned its fine reputation by meeting the highest academic and clinical experience standards in the country. Because we practice under the supervision of the Lipscomb MFT program core faculty, we remain connected to academia. This means our work is informed by state-of-the-art scientific research that most private practice therapists can't easily access.
(615) 551-4580 View (615) 551-4580
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Julianne Reed
Pre-Licensed Professional, MMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37215
Growth requires a willingness to be vulnerable and honest, both with ourselves and others. True healing can only occur when we are brave enough to shine a light on the darkest corners of our souls. My professional experience includes working with previously incarcerated individuals, those facing addiction, and clients dealing with trauma and relational issues. Therapy works when clients bring their courage, openness, and honesty into session. The work is not always a pleasant stroll in the park; rather, it's a challenging trek that requires resilience and determination.
Growth requires a willingness to be vulnerable and honest, both with ourselves and others. True healing can only occur when we are brave enough to shine a light on the darkest corners of our souls. My professional experience includes working with previously incarcerated individuals, those facing addiction, and clients dealing with trauma and relational issues. Therapy works when clients bring their courage, openness, and honesty into session. The work is not always a pleasant stroll in the park; rather, it's a challenging trek that requires resilience and determination.
(615) 488-5239 View (615) 488-5239
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Lametria Johnson
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC, MHSP, S
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37217  (Online Only)
Sometimes in life, things get hard and we don't always know how to navigate our struggles. Whether it is facing a significant change, dealing with the chaos of life, or even trying to identify what your struggle is, I'm here! We all have our "stuff", but we don't always know how to deal with it in an emotionally healthy manner. I'm here to help you navigate your emotional well-being in order to truly live, and not just exist.
Sometimes in life, things get hard and we don't always know how to navigate our struggles. Whether it is facing a significant change, dealing with the chaos of life, or even trying to identify what your struggle is, I'm here! We all have our "stuff", but we don't always know how to deal with it in an emotionally healthy manner. I'm here to help you navigate your emotional well-being in order to truly live, and not just exist.
(615) 570-3144 View (615) 570-3144
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KBR Serenity Mind, Body Practice
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37206  (Online Only)
Greetings! I'm Karen Roberts, a licensed clinical social worker with over 25 years of experience in working with individuals, families, and groups in community. In therapy, my approach is to meet you where you are on your journey and collaborate towards achieving your goals. By envisioning what changes you desire in your life, you have already taken the first step. Perhaps you aim to be more vibrant, energetic, decisive, and purposeful. Imagine the possibilities if you could tap into these qualities. What would your life look like and how would you feel?
Greetings! I'm Karen Roberts, a licensed clinical social worker with over 25 years of experience in working with individuals, families, and groups in community. In therapy, my approach is to meet you where you are on your journey and collaborate towards achieving your goals. By envisioning what changes you desire in your life, you have already taken the first step. Perhaps you aim to be more vibrant, energetic, decisive, and purposeful. Imagine the possibilities if you could tap into these qualities. What would your life look like and how would you feel?
(615) 492-3396 View (615) 492-3396
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Kiersen Hoffacker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37215
Hi, there! I've been practicing as a therapist for over three years in a variety of settings. I enjoy working with folks experiencing anxiety, depression, eating disorders/ disordered eating, body image distress, health anxiety, perfectionism/ rigidity, self-worth issues, and challenges with life transitions. I'm passionate about helping clients find freedom from life stressors, including their relationships with food and their bodies, that may be getting in the way of living a fulfilling life. I am trauma informed, Health at Every size aligned, and an LGBTQIA+ ally.
Hi, there! I've been practicing as a therapist for over three years in a variety of settings. I enjoy working with folks experiencing anxiety, depression, eating disorders/ disordered eating, body image distress, health anxiety, perfectionism/ rigidity, self-worth issues, and challenges with life transitions. I'm passionate about helping clients find freedom from life stressors, including their relationships with food and their bodies, that may be getting in the way of living a fulfilling life. I am trauma informed, Health at Every size aligned, and an LGBTQIA+ ally.
(615) 622-2241 View (615) 622-2241
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Lindsey Magner
Pre-Licensed Professional, MMFC-T
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37205
One of the most meaningful parts of the human experience is being in relationship. Whether it’s premarital, marital/partnership or divorce adjustment, I love to help couples discern the kindest, safest, most loving way to navigate their world. The relationships we had with our primary caregivers often serve as a template for how we negotiate romantic partnership, and those models don’t always work for us. We carry the stories of all attachment relationships with us, and they impact the way we interact with our partners. When the going gets tough and love itself is not enough, how do we turn toward our chosen ones instead of away?
One of the most meaningful parts of the human experience is being in relationship. Whether it’s premarital, marital/partnership or divorce adjustment, I love to help couples discern the kindest, safest, most loving way to navigate their world. The relationships we had with our primary caregivers often serve as a template for how we negotiate romantic partnership, and those models don’t always work for us. We carry the stories of all attachment relationships with us, and they impact the way we interact with our partners. When the going gets tough and love itself is not enough, how do we turn toward our chosen ones instead of away?
(615) 813-6291 View (615) 813-6291
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Holly Biggs
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37215  (Online Only)
Welcome! I’m a licensed psychotherapist with 14 plus years of experience that enjoys working with adults from diverse backgrounds, specializing in anxiety, depression, trauma, and stress spectrum disorders. My approach to therapy is grounded in the belief that I am not the only expert in the room–and that my clients bring rich and complex life experiences and strengths invaluable to the therapeutic gain and process.
Welcome! I’m a licensed psychotherapist with 14 plus years of experience that enjoys working with adults from diverse backgrounds, specializing in anxiety, depression, trauma, and stress spectrum disorders. My approach to therapy is grounded in the belief that I am not the only expert in the room–and that my clients bring rich and complex life experiences and strengths invaluable to the therapeutic gain and process.
(615) 379-9143 View (615) 379-9143
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Brooke Davidson
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37203
My name is Brooke Davidson and I am passionate about working with children and adolescents and their families. I completed my training at California School of Professional Psychology in 2017. My current practice has two main areas of focus: evidence based treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Anxiety Disorders and Psychological Testing. As a concierge psychologist, I offer several therapy options including in my office, mobile therapy (I come to you), telehealth and groups.
My name is Brooke Davidson and I am passionate about working with children and adolescents and their families. I completed my training at California School of Professional Psychology in 2017. My current practice has two main areas of focus: evidence based treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Anxiety Disorders and Psychological Testing. As a concierge psychologist, I offer several therapy options including in my office, mobile therapy (I come to you), telehealth and groups.
(949) 558-2746 View (949) 558-2746
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Donna Lynn Woodson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LAPSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37217
As a mental health professional, my responsibility is to provide mental health care and counseling services to those in need. A healthier well-being and brighter outlook are the goals for those I service. I enjoy working with adolescents and adults.
As a mental health professional, my responsibility is to provide mental health care and counseling services to those in need. A healthier well-being and brighter outlook are the goals for those I service. I enjoy working with adolescents and adults.
(615) 903-8877 x104 View (615) 903-8877 x104
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Emily Kratzert
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37212
It is my dream and honor to help clients who feel stuck in some way in their lives and relationships work towards health, wholeness, and growth. This "stuck" feeling may show up in many different areas in life, such as relational disconnection and conflict, recurring family-of-origin issues, struggles with anxiety and depression, or generally feeling like you're at a crossroads. I firmly believe that relational wounds can only heal in relationship. Therefore, I am dedicated to creating and fostering the safe and secure therapeutic space needed for my clients to begin the hard work of looking deeper and working towards health.
It is my dream and honor to help clients who feel stuck in some way in their lives and relationships work towards health, wholeness, and growth. This "stuck" feeling may show up in many different areas in life, such as relational disconnection and conflict, recurring family-of-origin issues, struggles with anxiety and depression, or generally feeling like you're at a crossroads. I firmly believe that relational wounds can only heal in relationship. Therefore, I am dedicated to creating and fostering the safe and secure therapeutic space needed for my clients to begin the hard work of looking deeper and working towards health.
(615) 603-3991 View (615) 603-3991
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Christy Collier
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37203  (Online Only)
I offer online therapy to adults coping with anxiety, difficult life changes, parenting stressors, career burnout, and family and relationship problems.
I offer online therapy to adults coping with anxiety, difficult life changes, parenting stressors, career burnout, and family and relationship problems.
(615) 398-6466 View (615) 398-6466
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Amy Holt
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37204
My clients are often highly compassionate and empathetic women (and men) who struggle with giving the same level of sensitivity and support to themselves as they do towards others. Oftentimes, they are also high achieving, driven towards perfection, and/or struggle deeply with self-image and interpersonal boundaries. Many of my clients come from high control religious backgrounds and are seeking to find spirituality outside of religion.
My clients are often highly compassionate and empathetic women (and men) who struggle with giving the same level of sensitivity and support to themselves as they do towards others. Oftentimes, they are also high achieving, driven towards perfection, and/or struggle deeply with self-image and interpersonal boundaries. Many of my clients come from high control religious backgrounds and are seeking to find spirituality outside of religion.
(629) 276-6189 View (629) 276-6189
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Ariel Stokes
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPCMHSP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37207
People choose to come to therapy for a variety of reasons. Do you find yourself feeling depressed or overwhelmed? Do you want to worry less and enjoy life more? Do you want to have better control of your emotions? Maybe you’re struggling to have meaningful, lasting relationships. Whatever your reason, I’m here to provide a safe and affirming space for you to explore, learn, and create a new way of approaching the world and relationships.
People choose to come to therapy for a variety of reasons. Do you find yourself feeling depressed or overwhelmed? Do you want to worry less and enjoy life more? Do you want to have better control of your emotions? Maybe you’re struggling to have meaningful, lasting relationships. Whatever your reason, I’m here to provide a safe and affirming space for you to explore, learn, and create a new way of approaching the world and relationships.
(615) 434-8237 View (615) 434-8237

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Female Therapists

Does it matter what gender my therapist is?

In general, this is not an important factor, as there is no relationship between a therapist’s gender and their efficacy. Some clients, however, prefer to see therapists of a particular gender, whether due to their own past experiences with men and women, or ingrained beliefs about how people of different genders think and behave. Exploring the roots of such preferences and considering what one wants to address in therapy can help someone determine whether their therapist’s gender truly matters to them.

Should I see a female therapist?

Many people—not just women—prefer to see a female therapist, either because they believe that a woman will be able to relate to their specific challenges (for example, sexism in the workplace) or because they imagine feeling more comfortable disclosing sensitive information to a woman. Such beliefs may not turn out to be accurate, however, and adhering too rigidly to a gender preference can at times hinder a client from finding the best therapeutic match.

Do therapists get specific training to help with women’s concerns?

Therapists are trained to provide care to clients of any gender. However, some therapists—both men and women—may pursue additional training in feminist therapy, gender-specific issues, or women’s mental health. Female clients may wish to ask prospective therapists whether they have received specific training in the client’s primary area(s) of concern, or whether they have worked extensively with women on issues similar to their own.

How can I inquire about a therapist’s experience in treating women?

It’s OK—even encouraged!—to ask a therapist directly whether and how often they have treated women in the past, or whether they have treated women dealing with the client’s most prominent concern(s). Competent therapists will be happy to share their educational background, preferred treatment modalities, and prior client experience to help an individual find the therapist best suited to their needs.