counselingwithlisa - Turning hurt into hope
 
ABOUT YOU

WHAT TO EXPECT:
 
Your first session will be from 50-90 minutes including telling your story, providing history, and answering question. We will determine immediate needs, goals of your journey, frequency of future sessions. I meet you where you are in your journey and that journey with me may be short or long term depending on your current circumstances and progress towards your goals.
 
Please bring a list of current medication and your insurance card to the initial visit.
 
Confidential counseling sessions is provided primarily in my office.
Alternatives appointments may be available IN YOUR HOME 
upon request and when available and deemed appropriate. 
PLEASE REQUEST INFORMATION WITH CLAIM SUBMISSION 
OR PHONE CONTACT
 
ABOUT ME
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
I am a licensed professional counselor in Tn providing private counseling specializing in those experiencing addictions, depression, trauma and abuse, and women's issues treating individuals, family, and adolescents.
 
EXPERIENCE:
I have currently been working in private practice for 10 years. I have worked at inpatient/outpatient facilities for those with addictions providing group and individual counseling. I have a history working with adolescent/families struggling with parenting, conflict/anger management, trauma, attachment disorders, depression, anxiety, and crisis for those in immediate psychiatric need
EDUCATION:
Ed.S Tennessee Technological University in Counseling and
continued education credits in psychodramas, Eating Disorders, Ethics, Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, CENAPS/Gorski Relapse Prevention Training, TFCBT, QPR, ASSIST, Experiential Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy among others.
I am a certified Thought Field Therapy practioner addressing symptoms assigned to negative thoughts.  
 
INSURANCES ACCEPTED AND PAYMENT
CIGNA, BLUECROSS/BLUESHIELD, AETNA, UNITED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, UNITED HEALTH CARE, HUMANA, Ceredian, LIFESYNCH, COMPSYCH
We are now accepting all Tenn Care (Americhoice, Value Options, Amerigroup). I also provide a income based sliding scale to those who do not have insurance upon request and approval. ALL CO-PAYS ARE REQUIRED PRIOR TO BEGINNING SESSION
 
Location: RECENTLY MOVED TO

441EAST BROAD STREET
SUITE G UPSTAIRS
COOKEVILLE, TN 38501
 
OFFICE Hours:
Mon - Wed: 9AM - 6PM
Thur PRN
After hours and IN YOUR HOME by appointment only contact by email or phone 931-537-7485
 
if you are currently in psychiatric or medical crisis and need immediate assistance contact  911 or your local mobile crisis team or in the Upper Cumberland contact
ADULT: 1-800-704-2651 
MINORS <18  1-866-791-9223
Ways to Cope With Grief
During the Holidays:
  1. Say no and do not feel guilty about it. No need to accept every request for every party or get together.
  2. Don't isolate but don't require yourself to over committ!
  3. Do your shopping online to avoid the crowds.
  4. Change or update old traditions and remember the good memories.
  5. Scale down on holiday decorations or allow yourself to skip them all together. Ask someone to help or hire a florist to decorate.
  6. If you have no close family do something special for yourself ex go on vacation, fix yourself a special dinner, buy and wrap yourself a gift, hike, or read a book.
  7. Be generous and kind to yourself like you would your best friend.
  8. Ask for help. Express your needs to others
  9. Help others
 



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