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What is "Psychotherapy"?

"Psychotherapy" is fancy name for "mental health therapy", "talk therapy", or "counseling". We offer therapy in a 50-minute format in which the client (you) and the therapist (me) meet one-on-one in a quiet, private, comfortable office space. Counseling is a perfect fit to help you learn more about the "how"s and "why"s of what's troubling you: depression, anxiety, grief, etc. This kind of therapy is also a perfect fit for working through trauma, family relationships, and all of the other things that haunt us from our past. We'll work towards understanding more about how your brain works, learn some new skills to help you overcome some of the obstacles you're facing, and get you plugged back into living a meaningful, fulfilling life.

Holistic Mental Health Therapy
In Murfreesboro, TN

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Trauma, PTSD, Dissociation

Big emotions, disturbances in self-perception, difficulty in relationships, intrusive thoughts, nightmares, flashbacks, and feelings of alienation, difficulty trusting others or forming relationships, disconnected from your own identity

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Depression &

Anxiety

Struggling to form close relationships, feelings of loneliness and isolation, fear of intimacy and an avoidance of closeness, emotionally disconnecting from others, fear of abandonment, difficulty trusting others.

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Self-Harm &

Suicide

Feelings of hopelessness, excessive guilt, feelings of worthlessness, changes in sleep patterns, talking about death, increased drug and/or alcohol use, withdrawal from activities, and loss of interest. 

Individual Therapy

We'll meet one-on-one in a safe, private, comfortable office. Your privacy and confidentiality are guaranteed! Unless there are serious and immediate concerns for your safety, what we discuss is protected by Federal law. 

EMDR

"Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy". EMDR is a trauma therapy (with a big fancy name) that helps us keep the trauma of the past more firmly in the past. This therapy is a powerful treatment for trauma, flashbacks, nightmares, and anxiety.

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is paying attention, on purpose, without judgement. It's that last one that's the hardest! Mindfulness is a tool and practice that is incredibly useful in working with trauma, chronic pain, depression, and way more!

DBT

"Dialectical Behavior Therapy". This form of therapy is the gold standard for self-harm, suicide, depression, anxiety, and personality disorders. We'll learn skills geared towards maintaining safety in crisis, managing difficult emotions, and building meaningful relationships. 

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy

Believe it or not, the traumas of the past often get stored in our body. The "ACE"s Study showed us that over time, these traumas can be linked to all kinds of health conditions like fibromyalgia, chronic pain, heart disease, and more! 

Cognitive Behavior Therapy

"CBT" is one of the gold standards of therapy. It's based on the idea that our thoughts effect our emotions, which in turn effect our behavior and vice-versa. If we learn to notice and work with our thoughts, that has a big impact on how we feel and what we're able to do. 

About me

Hi! I'm Dakota. 

I’m passionate about helping adults and adolescents heal from the pain of their past and grow into lives that bring them joy and fulfillment. You may be dealing with chronic pain, depression, trauma, or just feel lost or stuck. Let’s work together to figure out what brings you meaning, joy, and peace to your life.

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Dakota Lawrence
LPC-MHSP, NCC

Lead Therapist

About me

Hi! I'm Nicollette. 

I am passionate about working with children by helping them where they are to provide hope that better days lie ahead. If your child is dealing with anxiety, low self-esteem, trauma, or finding it difficult to manage current life stressors let’s begin the path to healing. Let’s work together to focus on strengths to help your child cope with difficult emotions, build resiliency, and find the skills to move forward to create overall happiness and satisfaction.

Nicollette Sanders
MS - NCC

Therapist

About me

Hi! I'm Grace.

I'm passionate about helping adolescents and adults achieve goals that are uniquely important to them. You might be experiencing heightened sense of anxiousness, lessened happiness in daily activities, difficulty with life transitions, or even uncertainty with your next step in life. I'm here to help!

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Grace Bailey

Clinical Intern

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