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 September CE Luncheon

September 14, 2018 | Scarritt Bennett Center 2nd Floor, Bennett Hall 1008 19th Ave. South Nashville, TN 37212

“Tapping into Resiliency: Considerations for Working with Sexual Trauma,” Presenters:  Cameron Clark & Kiersten Twitchell, Sexual Assault Center (SAC) Log in to receive Member Rates Sponsor:  Bridge to Recovery Location: Scarritt Bennett Center 2nd Floor, Bennett Hall 1008 19th Ave. South Nashville, TN 37212 Click HERE for directions and parking. Program Description: Together we will explore in basic terms how traumatic experiences can alter brain function, resulting in experiences and behaviors …


Wellness 66 Event – A Day with Dr. Kelly Wilson

October 5, 2018 | Tennessee State University Avon Williams Campus 330 10th Avenue North Nashville, TN 37209

Wellness 66 and the Nashville Psychotherapy Institute are joining to host a full-day seminar with Dr. Kelly Wilson, one of the founders of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). ACT is an evidence-based treatment with well over 200 randomized clinical trials. ACT has shown promising results for psychological difficulties such as depression, anxiety, addiction, and eating disorders, but also in the treatment of chronic pain, diabetes, weight management, stress, and other long-term …



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....