Hello. I work with individuals on a variety of issues. If you have never tried telehealth, please let me know of any concerns. I offer a compassionate and practical approach to counseling, designed to meet your individual needs. Clients tend to feel comfortable with me as they discover they can be themselves. I have an interactive style and like giving clients something to take home.
I recognize that the journey that brought you to therapy may not have been an easy one. I work to assist you in your self-exploration, learning, and growth by creating a safe, nurturing, respectful, yet challenging environment. I prioritize your autonomy and personal responsibility throughout the healing process.
I believe we all do our very best to cope with life’s challenges. Allowing someone to face those challenges with you can be one of the hardest aspects of starting psychotherapy. I approach therapy as a partner in exploration and discovery. I work toward creating a safe, warm environment that facilitates connection, understanding, and positive change. Every person is unique and so are their strengths, struggles, and goals, so I focus on tailoring treatment to the specific needs of each client.
You're finding that your stress, anxiety, depression, or other mental health symptoms are keeping you from living the life that you want to live. You feel held back by these issues and want to find ways to enjoy life freely. Whether you are experiencing performance issues in sports, hobbies, or work or you notice that your relationships are impacted by these struggles, you are looking for help to get to the freedom you dream of.
Something about your life is nagging at you. It has been begging for your attention for a while. Part of you has started to think, “life doesn’t have to be like this”. You’re right. You notice your connections just don’t feel as fulfilling as they could be. You find yourself wishing you and the people you care about spent less time on your phones and more time truly connecting. Maybe you feel troubled by something that has happened in your past. You’ve tried to get over it, but but it still has a hold on you. You feel like you’re going through life on high alert for any impending harm or you feel completely shut down and numb.
I am the Leader's Healer. You have done enough! It is time to "be". I have coined it "Be Me" Time. Being is an allowing of self- nurture. Being is stillness. Being is thinking and feeling the ache, instead of avoiding it. I know it is scary, yet I am your cheerleader, who encourages you to explore your resources to ease the hurt. I will hold your hand when you learn your worth and your whole life is turned upside down. You can have a reality where you are the Superhero that first saves and celebrates yourself. It is time to stop the self-abuse. You deserve a life of lavish beauty and connection as you effortlessly "be" you.
Restoration Counseling Center was founded by three Christian Counselors in Franklin, Tennessee, who share a vision for providing healing, grace and professionalism to those experiencing brokenness in relationship to self, others and God. Our counselors have all been trained through nationally accredited counseling programs with an emphasis on Christian integration. Therapists at Restoration Counseling Center have a passion for helping others attain their goals and consider it a privilege to walk alongside others in healing.
Do you ever look in the mirror and feel incomplete or even detached from the person staring back at you? Do you wake up some days and feel as if you are merely surviving or sleepwalking through life? Have you ever just wanted MORE for yourself?
I work collaboratively with my clients to empower them to take control back in their lives, gain insight into who they are and how they are functioning, and to make changes that will last a lifetime. It is important to feel heard, understood, validated, and safe when discussing personal issues and concerns. I provide an atmosphere of trust and support that allows my clients to explore, discover, grow, and implement effective tools and strategies to improve their life and their well-being and to break free from the destructive patterns and behaviors that have kept them stuck. You are worth it, and you deserve it.
"I need something to change" is a great place to start. Counseling can be a place to facilitate this change. You may find that you are speaking one language while your spouse is speaking another. You can learn how to have a common language and corrective experiences that draw you closer together instead of further apart. Many of your wounds occurred in relationships, thus it is in relationships where they can be restored. I have served individuals and couples in a helping profession for nearly 30 years. You can find practical solutions as well as deep soul and relational change. Though not easy, real change is possible.
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, MHSP, LADAC
HI! I'm Kristin and I'm so glad you're here. If you’re reading this, then you’ve already taken the first step on your journey to healing. It takes a lot of courage to reach out and ask for help. Is stress, anxiety or feeling overwhelmed taking over your daily life? If you answered yes, then you're at the right place :) I have a passion for helping and guiding people as they find their true, authentic selves through doing the hard work. I specialize in treating depression, anxiety, and daily stressors life brings.
I would love the chance to work with you on the areas of your life where you feel stuck. Anxiety, depression, trauma, PTSD (I use EMDR Therapy to treat this), performance issues (both athletically, and professionally), relational issues with family, spirituality issues, grief and loss are all areas in which I have experience. My primary job is to walk with you through the areas you are struggling in and support you all along the way. My greatest desire as a therapist is to see my clients healthy in every sense of the word. I am ready now to help you.
I specialize in working with individuals who have intrusive thoughts and/or disordered eating from a deeply compassionate, trauma-informed lens. Connection, belonging, and safety are three tenets of my work. I really enjoy working with individuals to identify trauma and early childhood beliefs that negatively impact our views of ourselves in relationships. If you are someone who is hurting but worries your experiences are not "bad enough" to deserve care or if you tend to minimize your experiences for fear of being rejected or invalidated again, I would love to meet you.
Mary Margaret is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Sex Therapist who specializes in healing marital intimacy, desire disorders, trauma recovery and other intimacy concerns. She has been trained in EFT, IFS and the Gottman approach as well as the Enneagram extensively. She believes many things in life hinder our abilities to maintain healthy relationships, her role is to assist and equip those who are experiencing difficulties managing relationships in order to heal and build more enduring and healthy ones.
Hi! Welcome to my profile! I'm a pre-licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Franklin and I love people. I believe that every person is of infinite value and is created strong, resilient, and wonderfully made. I find great joy in creating a safe place for individuals to feel seen, heard, and known. I use an integrative approach that encourages clients to find their voice and trust themselves and their bodies in their own story and process.
I know the courage it takes to walk into someone's office for the first time, so I strive to create an encouraging environment. My life experience has given me compassion and empathy for people who are hurting and are in need of help. I know how the past can influence the present and how the future can seem less hopeful. I believe hope is a powerful force. So if your lacking hope, I have extra you can borrow. Allot of my practice involves trauma work with individuals and couples and I utilize EMDR and Gottman method.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, IMH-E, PMH-C
Are you experiencing negative thinking, sadness, anxiety, irrational fears, excessive worry, irritability, relational conflict, mistrust, and insecurity? I recognize that many people get "stuck" and struggle to make the change that they desire. You're not alone in your struggle and there is help available. Allow me to support you and or your loved one, in widening your path to emotional wellness. I have 20 years of clinical experience. I specialize in perinatal mental health, attachment/bonding issues, couples in conflict, and trauma.
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, MHSP, RPT
Each person's story holds incredible value no matter their age. I am honored to work with children, teens, women, and families in the Franklin, Tennessee area. I specialize in play therapy, anxiety, depression, trauma, and life transitions. I also enjoy working directly with parents to provide parent education and coaching. I am trained in EMDR and am a TBRI practitioner.
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPCMHSP, NCC, CSAT, CMAT, EMDR
I love helping people see that healing is possible, and that they are not alone. That healing may be needed because of the stress and anxiety that is a product of this time that we are all in right now, or it may be an ongoing battle. All human beings have some of the same core wounding….none of us get through this life unscathed. And everyone copes with this wounding a little differently, but deep down, we are looking for connection…with others, with self, and with a power greater than self. It is a humbling blessing to be able to walk along side of people as they take steps toward healing.
My desire is to walk alongside clients on their own journey of healing and transformation. I seek to offer a place of safety and security, where clients can freely explore the depths of their story and internal experience. I believe in empowering clients to be the best they can be and to live healthy, meaningful, and whole lives through connection with their Core Self and others. I primarily work with individual adult women and adolescent girls from all walks of life, but some areas of clinical focus include: anxiety, depression, trauma, abuse, sexual abuse, grief/loss, identity issues, and relational concerns.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Franklin are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.
Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Franklin then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.
Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.
How to find a specialist?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Franklin, or Child Psychologists in Franklin.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Franklin psychologists specializing in EMDR.
What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Franklin specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.
How to use my insurance?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.