Female Therapists in Newport, TN

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Karoline Bowman
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MHSP, NCC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Newport, TN 37821
My ideal client would be an adolescent, family, or young adult seeking to learn more about natural, healthy, positive ways to overcome the struggles of life. Needs would include finding more effective ways of communicating feelings to others, finding understanding ways to approach conflict, and finding positive ways to cope with difficulties. The client would want to work on changing unhealthy/ineffective behavior patterns and begin a process of change.
My ideal client would be an adolescent, family, or young adult seeking to learn more about natural, healthy, positive ways to overcome the struggles of life. Needs would include finding more effective ways of communicating feelings to others, finding understanding ways to approach conflict, and finding positive ways to cope with difficulties. The client would want to work on changing unhealthy/ineffective behavior patterns and begin a process of change.
(423) 347-2454 View (423) 347-2454
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Christie C Eberhardt
Pastoral Counselor, PhD, BCPC
Verified Verified
Newport, TN 37821
Life can be difficult and confusing. I am here to help you sort through the pain to find hope and healing for the days ahead. The hurt can be deep, going back to earliest memories or coming from present hardships. Counseling you is about establishing a safe place, a loving environment of grace. My tools come from my training and from 33 years of experience, but each person is exquisitely unique, so no therapeutic relationship is the same as any other. It is an honor and privilege to share deeply in your life and the lives of your family. At present, because of a recent move to another state, I am connecting only online or by cell.
Life can be difficult and confusing. I am here to help you sort through the pain to find hope and healing for the days ahead. The hurt can be deep, going back to earliest memories or coming from present hardships. Counseling you is about establishing a safe place, a loving environment of grace. My tools come from my training and from 33 years of experience, but each person is exquisitely unique, so no therapeutic relationship is the same as any other. It is an honor and privilege to share deeply in your life and the lives of your family. At present, because of a recent move to another state, I am connecting only online or by cell.
(828) 675-7227 View (828) 675-7227
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KCF Counseling LLC
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
Newport, TN 37821
Greetings! My name is Kay C Free, and I am here to help you on your journey to wellness. Life on life's terms can be challenging at best. Experiencing life's hardships, whether current or past, grief, anxiety, depression, relationships, trauma or drug/alcohol struggles, can only add to those challenges. I believe, however, that everyone has the capacity to move beyond those challenges and experience strong, healthy lives and relationships! Taking the first step toward seeking help is often the hardest part of the journey but seeking in itself shows inner strength and the capacity for resilience.
Greetings! My name is Kay C Free, and I am here to help you on your journey to wellness. Life on life's terms can be challenging at best. Experiencing life's hardships, whether current or past, grief, anxiety, depression, relationships, trauma or drug/alcohol struggles, can only add to those challenges. I believe, however, that everyone has the capacity to move beyond those challenges and experience strong, healthy lives and relationships! Taking the first step toward seeking help is often the hardest part of the journey but seeking in itself shows inner strength and the capacity for resilience.
(865) 344-1191 View (865) 344-1191
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Rebecca Henry
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Newport, TN 37821
Although we often come to therapy with a problem, we also come to be heard and understood, to feel like we matter, and to learn self-compassion. Do you feel overly nervous at times and held back from things you want to do or goals you would like to accomplish? Find yourself over-estimating the odds of something "wrong" possibly happening or assuming worst-case scenario outcomes? There are methods that can be learned to decrease intensity, frequency, and duration of anxiety episodes. I look forward to helping you develop calming skills and replace unhelpful thought patterns with less anxiety producing ones.
Although we often come to therapy with a problem, we also come to be heard and understood, to feel like we matter, and to learn self-compassion. Do you feel overly nervous at times and held back from things you want to do or goals you would like to accomplish? Find yourself over-estimating the odds of something "wrong" possibly happening or assuming worst-case scenario outcomes? There are methods that can be learned to decrease intensity, frequency, and duration of anxiety episodes. I look forward to helping you develop calming skills and replace unhelpful thought patterns with less anxiety producing ones.
(865) 413-5585 View (865) 413-5585

Online Therapists

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Carrie Koehler
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPCMHSP
Verified Verified
Knoxville, TN 37922
Carrie Koehler is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Service Provider in Tennessee who has been practicing since 2019. She earned her MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Carson-Newman University. Carrie uses a strengths-based, client-centered approach to build a therapeutic relationship based on each client's individualized needs. Originally a band director and then later transitioning to a school-based therapist, Carrie has been working with adolescents in some capacity for more than 10 years.
Carrie Koehler is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Service Provider in Tennessee who has been practicing since 2019. She earned her MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Carson-Newman University. Carrie uses a strengths-based, client-centered approach to build a therapeutic relationship based on each client's individualized needs. Originally a band director and then later transitioning to a school-based therapist, Carrie has been working with adolescents in some capacity for more than 10 years.
(865) 345-2310 View (865) 345-2310
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Maria Milo
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Knoxville, TN 37919
Finding a therapist that is a good fit for you is pivotal to a beneficial and meaningful experience in therapy. A strong therapeutic relationship is the vehicle for change and the strongest predictor of treatment success. My international education encouraged me to adopt a flexible, curious, and inclusive perspective on the factors that contribute to one's identity and difficulties (e.g., religion, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, etc.). I strive to create a safe and non-judgmental space to support clients' introspective journeys, exploration of identities, and understanding of the self, others, and the world.
Finding a therapist that is a good fit for you is pivotal to a beneficial and meaningful experience in therapy. A strong therapeutic relationship is the vehicle for change and the strongest predictor of treatment success. My international education encouraged me to adopt a flexible, curious, and inclusive perspective on the factors that contribute to one's identity and difficulties (e.g., religion, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, etc.). I strive to create a safe and non-judgmental space to support clients' introspective journeys, exploration of identities, and understanding of the self, others, and the world.
(844) 952-2604 View (844) 952-2604
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Jen Nicole Gray
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MHSP
Verified Verified
10 Endorsed
Knoxville, TN 37923
Is your child needing guidance in expressing feelings and emotions appropriately? Does your child prefer an alternative approach utilizing Art and Play therapy? Do you or someone you know need help in making challenging decisions while being in alignment with your faith? Would you like to talk to someone who is calming and non-judgemental? Have you or someone you know been dealing with being overwhelmed with life in general?
Is your child needing guidance in expressing feelings and emotions appropriately? Does your child prefer an alternative approach utilizing Art and Play therapy? Do you or someone you know need help in making challenging decisions while being in alignment with your faith? Would you like to talk to someone who is calming and non-judgemental? Have you or someone you know been dealing with being overwhelmed with life in general?
(865) 351-2240 View (865) 351-2240
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Sabrina Peterson
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, MHSP, NCC
Verified Verified
Knoxville, TN 37923
Welcome to my practice! You inspire me! It takes a great deal of courage to reach out and ask for help and I admire that! Sometimes our expected life path shifts and it can feel extremely overwhelming to find our footing and get back on track to living the life we deserve. My blended therapeutic approach of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Mindfulness can help you do just that. I strongly believe that in order to make meaningful changes in our lives, we have to get to the core beliefs (both about the self and about the world we live in) that are driving our behaviors.
Welcome to my practice! You inspire me! It takes a great deal of courage to reach out and ask for help and I admire that! Sometimes our expected life path shifts and it can feel extremely overwhelming to find our footing and get back on track to living the life we deserve. My blended therapeutic approach of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Mindfulness can help you do just that. I strongly believe that in order to make meaningful changes in our lives, we have to get to the core beliefs (both about the self and about the world we live in) that are driving our behaviors.
(865) 737-2887 View (865) 737-2887
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Arianna Boddy
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Knoxville, TN 37923
I am particularly skilled working alongside pre-adolescents, adolescent, young adult females, and parents of teens, who feel stuck and in the trenches of family dynamics, significant relationships, life circumstances, and/or mental health conditions. Your teen may be desperately trying to find an outlet to channel their feelings. Are they overachievers pouring all their energy into school or sports? Does your teen feel lost, anxious, confused, or indecisive? Perhaps they bottle their anger, cut, or show you their rebellious side.
I am particularly skilled working alongside pre-adolescents, adolescent, young adult females, and parents of teens, who feel stuck and in the trenches of family dynamics, significant relationships, life circumstances, and/or mental health conditions. Your teen may be desperately trying to find an outlet to channel their feelings. Are they overachievers pouring all their energy into school or sports? Does your teen feel lost, anxious, confused, or indecisive? Perhaps they bottle their anger, cut, or show you their rebellious side.
(865) 269-9441 View (865) 269-9441
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Belinda Leventhal
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PhD, LPC, MAC, SAP
Verified Verified
Kingston, TN 37763  (Online Only)
Dr. Leventhal's goal is to assist others to achieve their goals for therapy. Anxiety, depression, grief and loss, whatever your personal circumstance- life is often complicated and sometimes difficult. She enjoys working with clients who are seeking to improve their current circumstances, whatever they may be, and to see their own true potential. She is openminded, compassionate, empathic, and very personable.
Dr. Leventhal's goal is to assist others to achieve their goals for therapy. Anxiety, depression, grief and loss, whatever your personal circumstance- life is often complicated and sometimes difficult. She enjoys working with clients who are seeking to improve their current circumstances, whatever they may be, and to see their own true potential. She is openminded, compassionate, empathic, and very personable.
(865) 205-7368 x107 View (865) 205-7368 x107
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Samantha Ramsey
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Knoxville, TN 37909
Now accepting new clients! Do you want to deepen your existing relationships? Are you afraid to share your feelings with your loved ones? Do recent events leave you scared of the future? Do you want to reduce your anxiety and depression, and improve the lives of your family, children or community? A satisfying relationship could be the key to your mental and physical health. If you identify as a black sheep, creative, caregiver, helpless romantic, highly sensitive person, hippie, living with chronic pain or illness, people-pleaser, or perfectionist you will benefit most from a relational approach to therapy.
Now accepting new clients! Do you want to deepen your existing relationships? Are you afraid to share your feelings with your loved ones? Do recent events leave you scared of the future? Do you want to reduce your anxiety and depression, and improve the lives of your family, children or community? A satisfying relationship could be the key to your mental and physical health. If you identify as a black sheep, creative, caregiver, helpless romantic, highly sensitive person, hippie, living with chronic pain or illness, people-pleaser, or perfectionist you will benefit most from a relational approach to therapy.
(865) 213-9035 View (865) 213-9035
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Dr. Samantha A Hutton-Metheney
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, PhD
Verified Verified
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Waitlist for new clients
I believe that clients have the innate ability to heal through accessing their innermost selves. Each client is traveling their own personal, interpersonal, and spiritual path and I act as a guide to help facilitate and co- create healing and wholeness. Through healing old wounds, past traumas, and solving relationship conflicts, I aspire to help individuals, couples, and families reach their highest potentials to aid in having richer and more fulfilling lives. My approach is Transpersonal, which means that I look beyond the ego into the spiritual to encourage wholeness in each client.
I believe that clients have the innate ability to heal through accessing their innermost selves. Each client is traveling their own personal, interpersonal, and spiritual path and I act as a guide to help facilitate and co- create healing and wholeness. Through healing old wounds, past traumas, and solving relationship conflicts, I aspire to help individuals, couples, and families reach their highest potentials to aid in having richer and more fulfilling lives. My approach is Transpersonal, which means that I look beyond the ego into the spiritual to encourage wholeness in each client.
(865) 730-4209 View (865) 730-4209
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Mariah Williams Wooldridge
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MHSP, NCC
Verified Verified
Knoxville, TN 37930
I'm mostly telehealth, with in person options on Mondays. I help clients honor their past, find their voice, and create their future. It's important that my clients feel valued and respected. My commitment to you is simple: to hold an open non-judgmental space where you may reflect, learn, and grow while feeling supported, safe, and gently challenged. Eventually our discoveries will become a part of your inner voice. You'll be able to notice patterns, challenge your thoughts, and consistently live according to your ideal values. You will become your own advocate. Our work will be together, but your success will be yours.
I'm mostly telehealth, with in person options on Mondays. I help clients honor their past, find their voice, and create their future. It's important that my clients feel valued and respected. My commitment to you is simple: to hold an open non-judgmental space where you may reflect, learn, and grow while feeling supported, safe, and gently challenged. Eventually our discoveries will become a part of your inner voice. You'll be able to notice patterns, challenge your thoughts, and consistently live according to your ideal values. You will become your own advocate. Our work will be together, but your success will be yours.
(423) 403-3956 View (423) 403-3956
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Kelsey Robins
Pre-Licensed Professional, MEd
Verified Verified
Maryville, TN 37804
I am a pre-licensed professional working toward state licensure after obtaining my Master's of Education in Mental Health Counseling. I have experience working with kids, teens, and young adults.
I am a pre-licensed professional working toward state licensure after obtaining my Master's of Education in Mental Health Counseling. I have experience working with kids, teens, and young adults.
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Susan Wendy Hundley
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, MSSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Knoxville, TN 37919  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in the areas of depression, infertility, anxiety, relationship issues/boundaries, and grief. I am an advocate for those I work with, empowering them to find strength within themselves to become successful independently. However, I also enjoy problem solving and supporting self-determination. I am a realist, meaning that I do not expect that life will become easy or happiness will be immediately achieved, but I also feel few things are insurmountable. I work tirelessly to improve the lives of the individuals and couples who see me because this is my passion.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in the areas of depression, infertility, anxiety, relationship issues/boundaries, and grief. I am an advocate for those I work with, empowering them to find strength within themselves to become successful independently. However, I also enjoy problem solving and supporting self-determination. I am a realist, meaning that I do not expect that life will become easy or happiness will be immediately achieved, but I also feel few things are insurmountable. I work tirelessly to improve the lives of the individuals and couples who see me because this is my passion.
(865) 234-4150 View (865) 234-4150
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Laurence Welch
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Knoxville, TN 37922
Laurence Welch is a Licensed Master Social Worker in Tennessee who has been practicing since 2022. Laurence is a relentlessly supportive therapist with more than a decade of teaching mindfulness practices, resulting in a uniquely grounded and compassionate presence. She utilizes a humanist, collaborative approach to assist you in meeting your goals and making desired changes. Outside of work, Laurence enjoys puttering in her garden, concocting treats in her kitchen, and playing the piano poorly. She also takes great pleasure in her excessive collection of books, most of which she has thought about reading.
Laurence Welch is a Licensed Master Social Worker in Tennessee who has been practicing since 2022. Laurence is a relentlessly supportive therapist with more than a decade of teaching mindfulness practices, resulting in a uniquely grounded and compassionate presence. She utilizes a humanist, collaborative approach to assist you in meeting your goals and making desired changes. Outside of work, Laurence enjoys puttering in her garden, concocting treats in her kitchen, and playing the piano poorly. She also takes great pleasure in her excessive collection of books, most of which she has thought about reading.
(865) 269-6595 View (865) 269-6595
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Cassidy Clark
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Norris, TN 37828
Whether you’re looking for a new counselor or considering therapy for the first time, I’m happy you’re here! Therapy can be a unique and vulnerable experience, so choosing a counselor to share that with is an important decision. Working with both adolescents and adults, I specialize in anxiety, depression, mood disorders, trauma-related disorders, self-esteem, and LGBTQ+ identities. While I practice within counseling theory and a wellness/emotion-focused lens, I also work to adapt with my clients in ways that best support them and their goals.
Whether you’re looking for a new counselor or considering therapy for the first time, I’m happy you’re here! Therapy can be a unique and vulnerable experience, so choosing a counselor to share that with is an important decision. Working with both adolescents and adults, I specialize in anxiety, depression, mood disorders, trauma-related disorders, self-esteem, and LGBTQ+ identities. While I practice within counseling theory and a wellness/emotion-focused lens, I also work to adapt with my clients in ways that best support them and their goals.
(865) 518-7078 View (865) 518-7078
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Stephanie Ann Harness-Gambill
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Knoxville, TN 37923
Walking with people through some of their most difficult times is an honor and a responsibility that I do not take lightly. I have worked with children, adolescents, families, and adults in my career as a social worker. I am passionate about working with individuals who desire to do their own personal growth work, and families wishing to develop healthier boundaries and communication patterns that honor authenticity, connection, and compassion.
Walking with people through some of their most difficult times is an honor and a responsibility that I do not take lightly. I have worked with children, adolescents, families, and adults in my career as a social worker. I am passionate about working with individuals who desire to do their own personal growth work, and families wishing to develop healthier boundaries and communication patterns that honor authenticity, connection, and compassion.
(865) 213-7341 View (865) 213-7341
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Cameron Grace Rasnake
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Kingsport, TN 37660
I am passionate about creating a safe space where people can be vulnerable. I connect best with clients who just want some help! Oftentimes a client says, "well, I don't really know." when asked their expectations for therapy. I say, "great!" You're in the right place. Let's figure out together what's best for your healing.
I am passionate about creating a safe space where people can be vulnerable. I connect best with clients who just want some help! Oftentimes a client says, "well, I don't really know." when asked their expectations for therapy. I say, "great!" You're in the right place. Let's figure out together what's best for your healing.
(423) 615-4923 View (423) 615-4923
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Erinn King
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA
Verified Verified
Knoxville, TN 37922
My aim is to support you through whatever roadblocks you may be currently facing and join you in working towards your goals. I typically work with couples, and adult individuals. My own pursuit of authenticity looks like prioritizing deeply felt connection and a life ripe with meaning. I use an attachment based lens of Emotionally Focused Therapy to create a safe space to facilitate change and encourage the process of discovery. To learn more, please visit Healing Hearts Counseling.
My aim is to support you through whatever roadblocks you may be currently facing and join you in working towards your goals. I typically work with couples, and adult individuals. My own pursuit of authenticity looks like prioritizing deeply felt connection and a life ripe with meaning. I use an attachment based lens of Emotionally Focused Therapy to create a safe space to facilitate change and encourage the process of discovery. To learn more, please visit Healing Hearts Counseling.
(865) 328-2294 View (865) 328-2294

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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.