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Knoxville Counseling Services

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  • 8 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Tina L.
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I suffer from migraine headaches that limits me from functioning to do my everyday activities. Sometimes the pain is so great that I am bed ridden for an entire day. Eric saved my life and my job. I felt healing results after the very first treatment. Eric is a professional, kind and courteous young man. He has also helped my young daughter that suffered from a high fever and ear infection. I really enjoy his services. He was able to teach me basic meditation practice techniques that relieved and has almost eliminated my migraine headaches. He is really inexpensive and does not care about money, he only cares about healing and the overall well being of his clients. Give him a try! Reiki worked for me.

Allan G. von Hoff
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 32 years in business
Karen T.
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I was very impressed with Allan Von Hoff in my personal dealings with him. He is a true professional, having done weddings and personal counseling for over 22 years. He was always courteous and understanding. I am happy to give him a wonderful referral!

New View Counseling
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Ashley S.
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I would go crazy if I didn't have my hour session with Rachelle. There aren't any words to describe how much she's helped me. Very happy with her services, she is wonderful!

  • 18 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Diana S.
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Dean and Diane were both a pleasure to work with and so professional. Dean was perfect for our outdoor ceremony. It felt both formal and personable. I have heard from many of our guests that the ceremony was "beautiful, and not a dry eye in the house."

In Home Nutrition Support
5.0
from 1 review
  • 6 years in business
Richard W.
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Tina is a rare treat here on plant earth!!! I've been working with her for MONTHS and she has helped increase the quality of my life SOOOO much. I truly would not be writing this review if she didn't help me increase the quality of my life as much as she did. Great thing about her approach is it includes everything in your life! She reviews everything about your life not just Nutrition. The Nutritional advice she gives is on point and excellent with modern research. She is a big advocate on eating balanced raw and organic foods if needed in your diet. But her whole approach is holistic. I wish more nutritionist's would take her approach instead of focusing soley on food. She treats every client unique and writes and individualized plan of action for each and every person!!! She offered great counseling and even sets up a realistic plan for you to follow so that you can reach your goals not just in nutrition but LIFE. Very charming, whole-some and real, even 1 visit is worth it with her!!! Thanks Tina, Your the best!!! I've recommended her to all my friends who need a reliable nutritionists who knows her STUFF!!! REALLY cares about what she does and who she works with!!

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
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I hold am MA in Agency Counseling from RIC. I also offer yoga and fitness/health training, Art therapy, art teaching online and in person I help those with addiction, relationship issues, children, OCD, ADD, anxiety and depression. As far as walking/fitness therapy , I love the idea of "walk and talk" with my local clients

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I completed my education at Johnson University and hold a Master’s of Arts in Counseling, and completed my undergraduate work at Louisville Bible College where I earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Bible and Counseling. I have experience in working with clients from various stages of life including: adults, children, couples, and families. My areas of focus are: anxiety, depression, family/marital conflict, and Christian Counseling. I enjoy working to empower individuals to develop tools to aid in solving the challenges that life often presents for individuals, families, and couples. Types of Therapy: CBT Family/Marital Therapy Family Systems Strength-Based Age: Children (4-10) Pre-Adolescent (11-13) Adolescents (14- 19) Adults

  • 1 year in business
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Stressed? Have difficult relationships? Ever wonder, "Why do I do the things I do?" Ever wish for a better life? We will work together to find answers to your questions and decide on various tools to help you live the life you desire. I use a variety of counseling approaches that will help you on your journey to health and wellness; narrative, CBT, existential, and family systems theory. Underlying the theories, I help you understand what your brain is doing so we can discover and understand why you do what you do. I blend 20+ years of pastoral care with counseling training, providing individual, couple, family, and group therapy. Topics include stress, anxiety, marriage, parenting, behavior, spiritual, conflict, emotional, and others. I want to walk alongside you on your journey through life until you are able to walk on your own.

  • 12 years in business
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You will find our work together to be collaborative and conversational. In my office you will experience a peaceful, private and compassionate environment free of judgment and pressure. I am passionate to understand and walk with you toward a place of greater peace, joy and confidence.

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I am a fee-based counselor, specializing in budget development, preparing to buy a home, credit repair, and more. I meet with clients from all walks of life, from teenagers learning more about the finance world and preparing for college to individuals about to retire. My sole responsibility is to my client, and I take that responsibility very seriously.

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We offer traditional Christian counseling and spiritual guidance, as well as premarital counseling and wedding officiant services.

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I can provide; - Pre-written ceremonies - Help writting customized vows - Hand Binding ceremonies - And many more!! Thank you for your interest. Contact me now to know more about my services.

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I am a licensed clinical therapist and have been in this field for 14 years. I have worked with a variety of populations to include addiction, children and prison inmates. I offer individual, couples, family and group therapy.

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We provide Biblical counseling to individuals and couples with struggles in life. Loving Faith Counseling Center gives counseling free of charge. All counselors have masters in pastoral care and have, or being trained in the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC).

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The mission of Inner Harmony is to assist all who come here in finding their own inner harmony. Just wishing for good health or world peace is not the answer. You must first believe these are the natural order and are already yours. We offer many modalities that can empower you to open your own doors and to release old patterns: behavioral medicine counseling, emotional release, sound healing, EFT, sound healing CDs, music therapy, biofeedback, and others. Whether it be through one-on-one counseling, participating in a class, the Vibro Acoustic Program, or using sound or music, we are here to support and guide you. We wish to assist in lighting your light, so that you may be a beacon for others and help them light theirs.

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I'm working in school to get that started. I want to work with helping people with drug habits and mental problems. I want to give them therapy.

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I use natural, holistic methodes to facilitate lasting benefits for my clients on a emotional, spiritual, mental, physical and nutritional level. I also am a educator, I hold workshops and love to teach this awesome modality/education.

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It's unique. I don't do the service I want to do. I do the service the bride and,groom wants to do and that best fit them.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What is a psychologist?

A psychologist is a professionally trained mental health professional who helps patients navigate challenging life situations or mental health issues. To become a psychologist you must earn a doctoral degree; qualifying degrees include a Ph.D., Psy.D. or Ed.D. To actively practice, a psychologist must be licensed in their state and maintain good standing. Psychologists are trained to administer tests that can evaluate a patient’s cognitive strength and weaknesses, intellectual skills, vocational aptitude and preference, personality characteristics, and neuropsychological functioning, explains the American Psychological Association (APA).

A psychologist meets with patients in an office and may work with a variety of methods, depending on patient need, such as cognitive, behavioral or interpersonal.  According to the APA, common reasons a person may visit a psychologist include:

  • Dealing with depression, anger or anxiety over a long period of time.
  • Help with a chronic condition that is interfering with their lives or physical health.
  • Help with grieving and other abrupt transitions.
  • Overcoming addictions.
  • Managing chronic illness.
  • Breaking old and harmful patterns of thinking or behavior.

What are the types of psychologists?

Psychologists are healthcare professionals who use scientific methods to understand the relationships between the brain, environment and behavior. Psychologists may focus on research — studying how the brain and various environments drive behaviors to better understand the issues that trouble patients and society as a whole — or they may focus on practice — interacting with people using therapeutic methods. The American Psychological Association shares some of the more prevalent types of psychologists:

  • Clinical psychologists assess and treat mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.
  • Cognitive and perceptual psychologists study human perception, thinking and memory.
  • Community psychologists work to strengthen the abilities of communities, settings, organizations and broader social systems to meet people’s needs — such as improving support for victims of natural disasters, or working to improve health policies.
  • Counseling psychologists help people understand and take action on everyday issues, career and work problems, and serious adversity.
  • Developmental psychologists study the psychological development of the human being throughout life.
  • Educational psychologists concentrate on how effective teaching and learning take place.
  • Engineering psychologists conduct research on how people work best with machines.
  • Environmental psychologists study the dynamics of how people interact with their environments.
  • Evolutionary psychologists study how evolutionary principles such as mutation, adaptation and selective fitness influence human thought, feeling and behavior.
  • Experimental psychologists study cognitive processes, comparative psychology (cross-species comparisons), and learning and conditioning.
  • Forensic psychologists apply psychological principles to legal issues.
  • Health psychologists specialize in how biological, psychological and social factors affect health and illness.
  • Industrial/organizational psychologists apply psychological principles and research methods to the workplace to improve productivity, health and the quality of work life.
  • Neuropsychologists and behavioral neuropsychologists explore the relationships between brain systems and behavior.
  • Quantitative and measurement psychologists focus on methods and techniques for designing experiments and analyzing psychological data.
  • Rehabilitation psychologists work with stroke and accident victims, people with mental disabilities, and those with developmental disabilities caused by such conditions as cerebral palsy, epilepsy and autism.
  • School psychologists assess and counsel students, consult with parents and school staff, and conduct behavioral interventions when appropriate.
  • Social psychologists study how a person’s mental life and behavior are shaped by interactions with other people.
  • Sport psychologists help athletes refine their focus on competition goals, become more motivated, and learn to deal with anxiety and fear of failure around competition.

How much do therapists cost?

If you are experiencing a challenging time, have mental health difficulties, or just want professional guidance as you move through life, a therapist can provide relief, tools and structure. The national average cost for a therapist is $80-$100 per hour, although prices may be higher or lower depending on geographic location and the experience and training of the therapist.

Psychiatrists, psychologists and licensed therapists are all health professionals who offer various modalities of therapy. Ask questions about the type of therapy they specialize in (such as cognitive or behavioral, etc.) and their area of expertise (such as grief, anxiety, body image disorders, etc.) to help you find the right fit for your needs. Therapy sessions are typically 50-60 minutes long.  The patient usually meets with the therapist in their office; sessions may also be held remotely (via Skype, etc.) or in a clinical setting. Psychologists, psychiatrists and other therapists who have earned advanced degrees will typically charge higher rates than other licensed therapists. Depending on your diagnosis, your health insurance may cover your therapy costs.

Can a clinical psychologist write prescriptions?

To be able to write a prescription, a clinical psychologist must practice in a state that permits them to do so, and must either have a master’s degree in psychopharmacology or have completed the required advanced training program. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), five states currently permit psychologists to write prescriptions: Idaho, New Mexico, Illinois, Iowa and Louisiana. Many psychologists who are not able to write prescriptions work in partnership with psychiatrists, pediatricians or primary care doctors to help their patients who need medication.

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