Psychosis Therapists in Nashville, TN

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Taylor Gautier
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37212  (Online Only)
Taylor is a psychotherapist practicing in the state of Tennessee. She enjoys and is specialized in treating young adults and adolescents with psychosis, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and families of individuals with serious mental illness. She is interested in helping individuals and families cope, provide education, problem solve, reduce distress related to symptoms, and identify ways that they can continue to successfully achieve their goals. She also offers clinical supervision for Tennessee LCSW candidates and consultations for providers of any license.
Taylor is a psychotherapist practicing in the state of Tennessee. She enjoys and is specialized in treating young adults and adolescents with psychosis, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and families of individuals with serious mental illness. She is interested in helping individuals and families cope, provide education, problem solve, reduce distress related to symptoms, and identify ways that they can continue to successfully achieve their goals. She also offers clinical supervision for Tennessee LCSW candidates and consultations for providers of any license.
(423) 556-8110 View (423) 556-8110
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Patrick Joseph Michaels
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37216  (Online Only)
After a decade of working with clients with lives complicated by anxiety, depression, psychosis, substance abuse, and trauma, I have had the privilege of creating a collaborative therapeutic space that honors each person’s unique history, story, and journey.
We all face life's ups and downs, big and little challenges, and these can impact where our life is headed. I am here to help you acknowledge, process, and overcome adversity to create the life you want. Whether you are dealing with depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, relationship strain, or moodiness, I am here to help you take charge of your life. I value collaboration and the best therapy is a true partnership. In therapy, we will discover your strengths, develop strategies to cope, and create a deeper understanding of who you are. In working together, therapy can be a space of rejuvenation, discovery, and positive change.
After a decade of working with clients with lives complicated by anxiety, depression, psychosis, substance abuse, and trauma, I have had the privilege of creating a collaborative therapeutic space that honors each person’s unique history, story, and journey.
We all face life's ups and downs, big and little challenges, and these can impact where our life is headed. I am here to help you acknowledge, process, and overcome adversity to create the life you want. Whether you are dealing with depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, relationship strain, or moodiness, I am here to help you take charge of your life. I value collaboration and the best therapy is a true partnership. In therapy, we will discover your strengths, develop strategies to cope, and create a deeper understanding of who you are. In working together, therapy can be a space of rejuvenation, discovery, and positive change.
(615) 912-3545 View (615) 912-3545
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Brittney Wilcox
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37215
I have an extensive background in trauma, anxiety, oppositional defiant disorder, depression, low self-esteem, schema development, psychosis, mood disorders, emotional dysregulation, and people-pleasing.
Who are you? No really who are you underneath it all? Underneath the shame, the anxiety, the people-pleasing, the depression, and the long-lasting trauma? Your patterns tell a story, the way you carry yourself tells a story, the way you interact with others tell a story, and most importantly, the way you interact with yourself tells a story. Every intricate detail of your life tells a major story. Since childhood we have been embedded with ideas of who and what we are. By the time we reach adulthood we become a melting pot of ideas from society, family and social media. What do you have to say about you?
I have an extensive background in trauma, anxiety, oppositional defiant disorder, depression, low self-esteem, schema development, psychosis, mood disorders, emotional dysregulation, and people-pleasing.
Who are you? No really who are you underneath it all? Underneath the shame, the anxiety, the people-pleasing, the depression, and the long-lasting trauma? Your patterns tell a story, the way you carry yourself tells a story, the way you interact with others tell a story, and most importantly, the way you interact with yourself tells a story. Every intricate detail of your life tells a major story. Since childhood we have been embedded with ideas of who and what we are. By the time we reach adulthood we become a melting pot of ideas from society, family and social media. What do you have to say about you?
(607) 400-8428 View (607) 400-8428
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Jennifer Kaiser
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPCMHSP, LCPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37207
Waitlist for new clients
I currently work with adolescents and adults to address symptoms such as: depressive and mood disorders, anxiety, low self-esteem, suicidal thoughts/behaviors, aggression, dual-diagnosis, psychosis, difficult life transitions, and anger.
Telehealth sessions (9am-3pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday) and limited in-person sessions on Monday and Thursday. Are you struggling with symptoms such as anxiety, depression, sleeplessness, or just having a hard time managing general life stress? Are you feeling "stuck" and having a difficult time pushing your own comfort zone? Are you seeking greater change for yourself? We can work together to identify your needs and create a plan to manage stress, and accomplish your goals! I can safely help you to push your comfort zone, while challenging barriers and learning new ways to cope with your unique stressors.
I currently work with adolescents and adults to address symptoms such as: depressive and mood disorders, anxiety, low self-esteem, suicidal thoughts/behaviors, aggression, dual-diagnosis, psychosis, difficult life transitions, and anger.
Telehealth sessions (9am-3pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday) and limited in-person sessions on Monday and Thursday. Are you struggling with symptoms such as anxiety, depression, sleeplessness, or just having a hard time managing general life stress? Are you feeling "stuck" and having a difficult time pushing your own comfort zone? Are you seeking greater change for yourself? We can work together to identify your needs and create a plan to manage stress, and accomplish your goals! I can safely help you to push your comfort zone, while challenging barriers and learning new ways to cope with your unique stressors.
(615) 551-1611 View (615) 551-1611
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Abby Graham
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MHSP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37203
Hi, I’m Abby. I help people find ways of moving through pain more effectively and wholeheartedly. Experience working with psychiatric crises and severe & persistent mental illness taught me that presence and connection are possible amid deep emotional pain and the human capacity for meaningful change is remarkable. “You know that the antidote to exhaustion is not necessarily rest? … The antidote to exhaustion is wholeheartedness.” - David Whyte
Hi, I’m Abby. I help people find ways of moving through pain more effectively and wholeheartedly. Experience working with psychiatric crises and severe & persistent mental illness taught me that presence and connection are possible amid deep emotional pain and the human capacity for meaningful change is remarkable. “You know that the antidote to exhaustion is not necessarily rest? … The antidote to exhaustion is wholeheartedness.” - David Whyte
(615) 808-8945 View (615) 808-8945
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Elise Oehring
Psychologist, PhD, HSP
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37212
As a licensed psychologist, I provide evidence-based treatment to meet the individualized needs of each person. My approach to therapy starts with providing immediate tools for improvement while working to establish an authentic connection. Through this therapeutic connection, we can work together to examine what is contributing to your concerns in a manner that promotes healing and recovery.
As a licensed psychologist, I provide evidence-based treatment to meet the individualized needs of each person. My approach to therapy starts with providing immediate tools for improvement while working to establish an authentic connection. Through this therapeutic connection, we can work together to examine what is contributing to your concerns in a manner that promotes healing and recovery.
(615) 205-0956 View (615) 205-0956
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Briana Torgerson
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, LADACII
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37209  (Online Only)
I work with clients seeking to not only recover from substance abuse, but also thrive in life. Whether you're trying to be more mindful with your use, newly sober, or trying to strengthen or compliment your existing recovery program, I believe I can be of service to you. Mental wellbeing is like a garden - you can't simply remove the weeds and expect beauty to develop on it's own. You must learn how to both manage the weeds and tend to the flowers if you want a garden that'll provide lasting benefits. Together we can work through and beyond obstacles including co-occurring mental health issues, trauma, self-sabotage, and more.
I work with clients seeking to not only recover from substance abuse, but also thrive in life. Whether you're trying to be more mindful with your use, newly sober, or trying to strengthen or compliment your existing recovery program, I believe I can be of service to you. Mental wellbeing is like a garden - you can't simply remove the weeds and expect beauty to develop on it's own. You must learn how to both manage the weeds and tend to the flowers if you want a garden that'll provide lasting benefits. Together we can work through and beyond obstacles including co-occurring mental health issues, trauma, self-sabotage, and more.
(615) 437-4737 View (615) 437-4737
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Dr. Heather Joppich
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37212
I specialize in neurodiversity-affirming assessments for autism, ADHD and mental health for children and adults. Clients often come to me seeking testing for the first time or as a second opinion after feeling misunderstood by other clinicians. My goal is to understand more about your unique lived experience and neurodivergence, get you the right diagnosis, and help you get connected with the resources that you need.
I specialize in neurodiversity-affirming assessments for autism, ADHD and mental health for children and adults. Clients often come to me seeking testing for the first time or as a second opinion after feeling misunderstood by other clinicians. My goal is to understand more about your unique lived experience and neurodivergence, get you the right diagnosis, and help you get connected with the resources that you need.
(615) 632-6752 View (615) 632-6752
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Dr. Sue Ann T. Guy
Pre-Licensed Professional, EdD, MBA, MS, PreLPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37211
Accepting New Clients! Our career counseling and therapy services provide a safe, authentic, empathetic and respectful environment for you to process, heal, transform, rebuild and grow. While job satisfaction and career achievements motivate personal ambitions, today's workplaces still foster ample opportunities for your needs and goals to remain unmet. However, help for navigating employment and small business challenges is available! Listening to you - your voice, perceptions, beliefs and story - is critical for successful treatment. I engage. Expressions, emotions, gestures and behaviors are never unnoticed. I can help!
Accepting New Clients! Our career counseling and therapy services provide a safe, authentic, empathetic and respectful environment for you to process, heal, transform, rebuild and grow. While job satisfaction and career achievements motivate personal ambitions, today's workplaces still foster ample opportunities for your needs and goals to remain unmet. However, help for navigating employment and small business challenges is available! Listening to you - your voice, perceptions, beliefs and story - is critical for successful treatment. I engage. Expressions, emotions, gestures and behaviors are never unnoticed. I can help!
(615) 471-6193 View (615) 471-6193
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Zephyr Care Mental Health
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37221
Zephyr Care specializes in neurodiversity-affirming assessments for autism, ADHD, and mental health for adults and children. We have immediate openings for appointments and can see people in TN and most other states. We specialize in high masking autism and understand the unique presentations of autistic women/girls as well as profiles like pathological demand avoidance (PDA). Our evaluations are comprehensive and consider all possible mental health diagnoses - this is what sets our evaluations apart from others who offer psychological testing testing!
Zephyr Care specializes in neurodiversity-affirming assessments for autism, ADHD, and mental health for adults and children. We have immediate openings for appointments and can see people in TN and most other states. We specialize in high masking autism and understand the unique presentations of autistic women/girls as well as profiles like pathological demand avoidance (PDA). Our evaluations are comprehensive and consider all possible mental health diagnoses - this is what sets our evaluations apart from others who offer psychological testing testing!
(615) 205-1921 View (615) 205-1921
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J. Gregory Briggs, Ph.D., LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
Verified Verified
8 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37203
My private practice is different than most therapy practices. First, my personal practice is small. My role as President of The Briggs Institute, Inc. allows me to limit my caseload size. This assures that my clients receive the attention they deserve. Second, my experience in academia places me at the forefront of the field of marriage and family therapy. This means that my practice is informed by scientific research that most private practice therapists can't easily access.
My private practice is different than most therapy practices. First, my personal practice is small. My role as President of The Briggs Institute, Inc. allows me to limit my caseload size. This assures that my clients receive the attention they deserve. Second, my experience in academia places me at the forefront of the field of marriage and family therapy. This means that my practice is informed by scientific research that most private practice therapists can't easily access.
(615) 593-3999 View (615) 593-3999
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Zenith Consulting & Psychological Services, LLC
Psychologist, PhD, MSCP, HSP
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37203
The world in which we live is fast-pace and changes rapidly. The providers at Zenith are culturally competent to meet the needs of many. We are results-driven to help each patient/client with their issues and achieve their goals. Our goal is to meet the needs and not have a forever client.
The world in which we live is fast-pace and changes rapidly. The providers at Zenith are culturally competent to meet the needs of many. We are results-driven to help each patient/client with their issues and achieve their goals. Our goal is to meet the needs and not have a forever client.
(615) 551-7367 View (615) 551-7367
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Hopeful Hues Counseling
Licensed Social Worker, LMSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37221  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
My name is Hannah and I am passionate about working with teens and adolescents as they navigate the stressors that come with growing up. This could present in a multitude of ways consisting of emotional regulation, exploring sexuality/identity, navigating transitions in school, conflicts with family and peers, high acuity depression or self-harm, or living through parents divorce/separation. Additionally, young adults exhibiting symptoms of PTSD and complex trauma who are ready to process and return to their life before the trauma are another sweet spot of mine.
My name is Hannah and I am passionate about working with teens and adolescents as they navigate the stressors that come with growing up. This could present in a multitude of ways consisting of emotional regulation, exploring sexuality/identity, navigating transitions in school, conflicts with family and peers, high acuity depression or self-harm, or living through parents divorce/separation. Additionally, young adults exhibiting symptoms of PTSD and complex trauma who are ready to process and return to their life before the trauma are another sweet spot of mine.
(629) 280-3980 View (629) 280-3980
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Lipscomb Family Therapy Center
Marriage & Family Therapist
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37204
With fees as low as $10 per session, we work to make talk therapy services available for everyone in the Nashville community. As a center for couples, families, and individuals, Lipscomb Family Therapy Center provides a comfortable and confidential therapy setting to discuss issues you may be struggling with. All LFTC therapist interns provide services on a sliding fee scale that runs from $10 to $50 per session based on client income. At LFTC, we welcome opportunities to work with everyone, regardless of religious or spiritual background. We believe that seeking help shows strength and a commitment to becoming a healthier person.
With fees as low as $10 per session, we work to make talk therapy services available for everyone in the Nashville community. As a center for couples, families, and individuals, Lipscomb Family Therapy Center provides a comfortable and confidential therapy setting to discuss issues you may be struggling with. All LFTC therapist interns provide services on a sliding fee scale that runs from $10 to $50 per session based on client income. At LFTC, we welcome opportunities to work with everyone, regardless of religious or spiritual background. We believe that seeking help shows strength and a commitment to becoming a healthier person.
(615) 398-6580 View (615) 398-6580
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Janessa Leach
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LMSW
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37211
I am a licensed social worker and I've worked with many different clients, that have various presenting concerns. My background is in psychiatric mental health and co-occurring diagnoses. I treat all my clients with empathy and absolute positive regard. Depending on your needs, I customize your treatment plan to achieve your goals and overall well being. I use evidence based practice to ensure you are receiving the care needed to obtain optimal wellness.
I am a licensed social worker and I've worked with many different clients, that have various presenting concerns. My background is in psychiatric mental health and co-occurring diagnoses. I treat all my clients with empathy and absolute positive regard. Depending on your needs, I customize your treatment plan to achieve your goals and overall well being. I use evidence based practice to ensure you are receiving the care needed to obtain optimal wellness.
(615) 437-3145 View (615) 437-3145
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Irena Stjepic
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CEMDR
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37212
I specialize in Somatic Attachment-Focused EMDR therapy, a body-mind approach to help you heal from current and past pain and discomfort. Additionally, I incorporate the Safe and Sound Protocol and Neurofeedback in my practice. My expertise lies in supporting young adults aged 16 and above, as well as adults who have experienced recent traumatic events or have Complex PTSD as a result of unhealed childhood trauma, abuse, neglect, and other areas of focus, including anxiety, bipolar disorder, depressive disorder, and performance enhancement.
I specialize in Somatic Attachment-Focused EMDR therapy, a body-mind approach to help you heal from current and past pain and discomfort. Additionally, I incorporate the Safe and Sound Protocol and Neurofeedback in my practice. My expertise lies in supporting young adults aged 16 and above, as well as adults who have experienced recent traumatic events or have Complex PTSD as a result of unhealed childhood trauma, abuse, neglect, and other areas of focus, including anxiety, bipolar disorder, depressive disorder, and performance enhancement.
(615) 471-6617 View (615) 471-6617
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Logan Cornelison
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37215  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a passion for working with adults struggling to cope with anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, substance use, and adjustment to difficult life transitions. I believe that every individual has inherent strengths that can be powerful catalysts for positive change- although these can often feel just out of reach when we try to carry our struggles on our own. Through a collaborative and client-centered approach, I work with you to uncover and utilize these strengths to facilitate growth and healing that lasts long after therapy has ended.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a passion for working with adults struggling to cope with anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, substance use, and adjustment to difficult life transitions. I believe that every individual has inherent strengths that can be powerful catalysts for positive change- although these can often feel just out of reach when we try to carry our struggles on our own. Through a collaborative and client-centered approach, I work with you to uncover and utilize these strengths to facilitate growth and healing that lasts long after therapy has ended.
(629) 729-4367 View (629) 729-4367
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Allan Rowe - Geriatric And Dementia Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37201
Are you struggling with dementia or taking care of a loved one who is? Do you feel uncertain about how to take care of them? Many issues faced by the aging population and their loved ones can often leave them feeling insecure and unsure about what to do. If this is happening to you, its normal to feel what you are feeling, but let me help you along the way. We can discuss dementia, housing, power of attorney, caregiver stress, and so much more.
Are you struggling with dementia or taking care of a loved one who is? Do you feel uncertain about how to take care of them? Many issues faced by the aging population and their loved ones can often leave them feeling insecure and unsure about what to do. If this is happening to you, its normal to feel what you are feeling, but let me help you along the way. We can discuss dementia, housing, power of attorney, caregiver stress, and so much more.
(629) 299-1302 View (629) 299-1302
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Paul Morris
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37212
If you feel you are standing in the way of your own progress in life, or find you are repeating patterns that are not effective, despite your efforts to change, I may be able to help. I offer a setting in which to discover your unique set of concerns and I try to help you to discover a plan that works best for you.
If you feel you are standing in the way of your own progress in life, or find you are repeating patterns that are not effective, despite your efforts to change, I may be able to help. I offer a setting in which to discover your unique set of concerns and I try to help you to discover a plan that works best for you.
(615) 538-0125 View (615) 538-0125
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Tawanda Watkins
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37207  (Online Only)
You put your best foot forward but struggle to acknowledge the good in your life. You put on a brave face and constantly show up for others but neglect your own needs. You have been conditioned to say “everything is fine” and hide how you really feel. Sometimes you may even feel like you don’t deserve joy.
You put your best foot forward but struggle to acknowledge the good in your life. You put on a brave face and constantly show up for others but neglect your own needs. You have been conditioned to say “everything is fine” and hide how you really feel. Sometimes you may even feel like you don’t deserve joy.
(615) 552-1006 View (615) 552-1006
Psychosis Therapists

What’s the most effective treatment for psychosis?

The most effective treatment for psychosis is coordinated specialty care. In this model, a team of professionals works with a patient to address all aspects of the underlying disorder. This approach incorporates individual or group therapy, employment and education support, family support and education, medication management (which often involves low doses of antipsychotics), and case management to facilitate problem-solving as needed.

When should people seek treatment for psychosis?

People should seek immediate treatment at the earliest indication of psychosis. Symptoms include delusions, hallucinations, disorganized or blocked speech, and agitated body movements. Early signs that a person may be developing a disorder that will lead to psychosis include suspiciousness of others, memory problems and distractibility, an inability to think clearly, rapid or nonsensical speech, withdrawal from friends or family, aggression toward others, and sensitivity to bright lights or noises.

What if psychosis is left untreated?

Without treatment, psychosis can have significant repercussions, including injuries, job loss, homelessness, financial or legal trouble, ruptured relationships, and suffering for the person and their family. While early treatment for psychosis often yields the best results, there is no point past which it becomes useless to seek treatment. At any point, treatment can make a difference.

How do I get someone else to seek treatment for psychosis?

It’s extremely difficult to watch a loved one suffer from hallucinations, delusions, and other elements of psychosis—sometimes exacerbated by their fears of treatment. Have a conversation with them in a quiet space and maintain a calm, supportive tone. Share your concerns about behaviors you’ve observed, suggest treatment, and explain the potential benefits. Listen carefully to their responses. The person may not be ready after one conversation, but with time, they may come around.