Meet the Staff

Willow Counseling values high quality, personable Nashville therapists - people who are easy to talk to, who make you feel at home in the office or through a screen, and who are skilled at helping you create effective change.

Every therapist at Willow Counseling provides trauma-informed therapy. In addition to trauma therapy, each therapist in Nashville specializes in different emotional concerns and has varying availability. All of our staff therapists are also trained as EMDR therapists so you don't have to worry about getting referred out to another therapist if it's determined EMDR therapy would be beneficial for you.

Don't know who you should work with? No problem! Give us a call at 615-235-3508 or email info@willowcounseling.org, and we'll help match you according to your needs!

Nashville Therapists

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Intern

Irene Grant

Specializations

Anxiety, Depression, Life Transitions, Self Esteem, Women's Issues

Ages

College Students, Adults, Couples

Availability

Tuesdays, Wednesdays

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Staff Therapist

Jasmine Hiland, LMFT (Temp)

Specializations

Anxiety, Trauma, Attachment Wounds, Chronic Health Conditions, Compassion Fatigue, Life Transitions, EMDR therapist, LGBTQ+, Religious Trauma

Ages

Children, Adolescents, Families, College Students, Adults

Availability

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays

Kacey Holley is a compassion fatigue therapist in Nashville
Staff Therapist

Kacey Holley,
LPC-MHSP (temp)

Specializations

Depression, Anxiety, Compassion Fatigue and Burnout, Life Transitions, Sexual Assault, Trauma, EMDR therapist, Prepare/Enrich facilitator

Ages

Adolescents, College Students, Adults, Couples

Availability

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays

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Intern

Kelly Kanski

Specializations

Prepare/Enrich facilitator, Couples therapist, Women's Issues, Health and Wellness, Depression, Anxiety

Ages

Couples, Families, Adults

Availability

Thursdays

Hannah Harden is a Nashville therapist
Intern Coordinator & Director of Teens and Children

Hannah Merrell,
LPC-MHSP

Specializations

Depression, Anxiety, Life Transitions, Self Esteem, Health and Wellness, Trauma, EMDR therapist

Ages

Adolescents, College Students, Adults

Availability

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays
*no current availability, waitlist only

Amanda Roman is an EMDR and trauma therapist in Nashville
Executive Director

Amanda Roman,
LPC-MHSP

Specializations

Trauma, Compassion Fatigue, Grief, Anxiety, EMDR therapist

Ages

Adults

Availability

Mondays
*no current availability, waitlist only

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Staff Therapist

Becca Schwanke, LPC-MHSP (Temp)

Specializations

Trauma, Anxiety, Relationship Issues, Life Transitions, Identity and Self-Esteem, Perfectionism, Family of Origin Issues, EMDR and Brainspotting therapist

Ages

Adolescents, College Students, Adults

Availability

Monday through Friday,
*mornings and afternoons,
no evening appts available

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Intern

Sarah Smith

Specializations

Anxiety, Depression, Life Transitions, Self Esteem

Ages

Adolescents, College Students, Adults

Availability

Wednesdays, Fridays

Nashville Therapy Internship Program

Our mission has been clear from the beginning - to provide quality, trauma-informed mental health counseling to the Nashville community. This mission comes at a cost, and to stay afloat, most local therapists have to charge $150+ per session, us included. While we believe your mental and emotional well-being are worth the investment, we also recognize that those fees are unattainable for the majority of Nashville residents. Willow wants to offer quality yet affordable counseling to ALL residents in Nashville.

Thanks to our graduate-level intern education program, Willow Counseling is able to offer reduced fee sessions as low as $68 per session. To learn more about our standard fee structure and what to expect at your first session, visit our Schedule a Session page.

Join our Willow Counseling team!

Willow Counseling is growing! We are looking for Nashville therapists who value our mission, live with integrity, and are passionate about helping others. The ability to strive for excellence as part of a team, maintain a warm and compassionate demeanor, and seek out continual growth and learning is essential to working with us.

Willow Counseling holds high standards. We want to work with people who will do their job and do it well, people who are excited to be a part of something bigger than themselves, and people who can hold onto hope. We believe a group of committed, passionate people can do more for our community than a lone individual. Together we can bring hope and healing to our community!

Internship or Practicum Student

Willow Counseling is currently interviewing for internship placements beginning FALL 2022 or later. Priority will be given to students who can commit three semesters to Willow Counseling and who hold an interest in working with trauma, compassion fatigue, anxiety, and/or grief. Appropriate candidates will have completed the majority of their coursework and will be compassionate and hard-working team players. If you would like to be part of an evidence-based, trauma-informed mental health practice that values the whole self, review the application process and then send your resume and completed case studies to info@willowcounseling.org.

Licensed or Pre-Licensed Mental Health Therapist

Willow Counseling is currently accepting applications for licensed and pre-licensed therapists with estimated start dates in May 2022. If you would like to be considered for these positions or any future job opportunities, review our job description and send your resume to info@willowcounseling.org. Therapists must be trained in EMDR, and priority will be given to licensed therapists in Nashville.