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Microbiome and Mental Health

While many realize healthy eating can improve physical health, many fail to understand just how important nutrition affects mental health. Recently, researchers and scientists have discovered numerous benefits in managing one’s microbiome. Not only do the trillions of beneficial microorganisms living on our skin and in our body (specifically, our gut) affect our physical wellbeing,…

Equine Therapy in Nashville

Equine Therapy in Nashville, allows clients to participate in “feet on the ground” interactions with horses. Assisted by both our two legged and four legged therapists; clients are able to learn and identify self-confidence, relationship dynamics and patterns, problem-solving, and teamwork through a variety of experiential exercises. The goal of equine therapy is to help patients develop…

Adventure & Experiential Therapy

From kayaking excursions down the Piney River, to our low ropes courses; we utilize these approaches to continually strengthen the mind-body connection. We have seen clients have moments of self-discovery they could only have by “doing.” What is Adventure & Experiential Therapy? Rather than a more traditional “talk therapy” Adventure and Experiential Therapy involves movements,…

Motivational Interviewing in Nashville

Our clinicians use motivational interviewing for addiction treatment in an effort to help clients find motivation and move in a positive direction by setting and accomplishing goals, instead of getting stuck and disabled by their indecision. What is Motivational Interviewing in Nashville? Motivational interviewing is a counseling method that helps people resolve uncertain feelings, thoughts, and insecurities to…

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy in Nashville

What is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy in Nashville? Our Dialectical Behavioral Therapy in Nashville (DBT) is a cognitive behavioral treatment where clients learn new skills that help them observe their emotions in stressful moments, instead of reacting to them. The skills focus on the areas of mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness. This approach…

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Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Nearly one-third of individuals with mental illnesses and almost one-half of those with severe mental illnesses also suffer from co-existing problems with addiction or substance abuse. Likewise, more than one-third of all alcohol abusers and over half of all drug abusers suffer from some form of mental illnesses. When individuals struggle with both, professionals call…

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Eating Disorder Treatment

Eating disorders are serious health conditions that require professional medical and psychological care in order to recover from successfully. Individuals with disrupted eating habits often suffer physically, mentally, emotionally, and even socially. Often, this inhibits that person’s ability to concentrate and enjoy many aspects of his or her life. So to overcome the suffering and…