The Nashville Psychotherapy Institute (NPI) is an organization of more than 300 professionals from all disciplines of Psychotherapy, Counseling and Mental Health. The purpose of NPI includes providing continuing education programs for practicing psychotherapists and promoting interdisciplinary dialogue and support among the various psychotherapeutic professions. NPI’s searchable therapist directory is a way for members to market their practice, make referrals and connect with patients.


NPI Holiday Party

December 8, 2017 | Scarritt Bennett Center 1st Floor, Raintree Lounge 1008 19th Ave. South Nashville, TN 37212

Join us for our annual NPI holiday party on Friday, December 8th, from 11:30am-1:00pm.  Last year there was lots of positive feedback about the delicious hors d’oeuvres, festive drinks, and great company! The fee is $20 for NPI members and their registered guests.  As with luncheons, walk-in’s are welcome but advance registration helps to insure we have enough tasty food for all. This Holiday season, NPI will collecting contributions to support Direct Relief International. About …


NPI January CE Luncheon

January 12, 2018 | Scarritt Bennett Center 2nd Floor, Bennett Hall 1008 19th Ave. South Nashville, TN 37212

“Suicide Prevention in Tennessee” Presenter: Joanne Perley, MPH     SPONSOR:  Summit Behavioral Healthcare LLC   Location: Scarritt Bennett Center 2nd Floor, Bennett Hall 1008 19th Ave. South Nashville, TN 37212 Click HERE for directions and parking. Presentation Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network, the state of public health efforts concerning suicide prevention in our State, and how we can work together as a community …



It’s Not Their Fault

Here are some reflections on the kind of interesting conversations that psychotherapy makes possible. A few weeks ago, an adult patient of mine in his forties shared with me an email he’d received from his older sister. Their mother had been mentally ill in an...

Transcendent Resistance

Its 5:00 on a Thursday and I’m doing my clinical notes. Of the eight patients I saw today, five of them spent their therapeutic hour sharing their anxiety about various actions and statements of our new United States president. This is no longer an unusual day for me....

Get Happy: Four Well-Being Workouts

Original Article by Julie Scelfo in The New York Times Relieving stress and anxiety might help you feel better — for a bit. Martin E.P. Seligman, a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and a pioneer in the field of positive psychology, does not...