I. Therapists in Memphis, TN

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There are no therapists currently located in Memphis, TN. The following therapists are located in TN.

Meredith Cleveland

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Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Coping with life changes

Mari Flatt

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Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression

Bewindi Bobb

  • 14 years of Experience
  • United States
  • Memphis, Tennessee
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Areas of focus: Caregiver Stress, Coping Skills, Family Conflict, Grief, Leadership, Self Esteem

Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Coaching, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Person-Centered Therapy

State License: Tennessee

Susan Hutchinson

  • 26 years of Experience
  • United States
  • Memphis, Tennessee
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Areas of focus: Addiction, Adoption, Aging, Behavior Issues, Career Counseling, Depression, Domestic Violence, Gender Identity, Multicultural Issues, Personality Disorders, Pregnancy, Psychoses/Major Mental Illness, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Orientation, Sexuality Issues, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma / PTSD

Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Advocacy, Behavioral, Case Management, Coaching, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contemplative, Crisis Intervention, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD), Education Consultation, Feminist, Guardian ad Litem, Holistic, Home Study, Humanistic, Information and Referral, Long-Term, Mediation, Narrative, Parent Guidance, Prevention, Psycho-Educational, Psychodynamic, Relational, Supervised Visitation

State License: Tennessee

James Bentley

  • 16 years of Experience
  • United States
  • Memphis, Tennessee
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Areas of focus: Addiction, ADHD, Domestic Violence, Dual Diagnosis, Grief, Interpersonal Relationships, Life Transitions, Men's Issues, Multicultural Issues, OCD, Parenting, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Physical Illness/Impairment, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Orientation, Sexuality Issues, Trauma / PTSD

Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Behavioral, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Holistic, Information and Referral, Play Therapy, Psycho-Educational, Psychodynamic, Sex Therapy, Short-Term (Brief Treatment), Social Support, Systemic

State License: Tennessee

II. The Best Therapists in Memphis, TN

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Online Therapy selected these 15 therapists based on eight important factors, including specializations, credentials, scheduling options, and affordability. These factors can help you understand a therapist’s approach to care and enable you to choose the one that best meets your needs.

Choosing the Best Memphis, TN Therapists

Credentials

Only licensed professional counselors were considered to ensure the highest quality of care. In Tennessee, licensed therapists must have hundreds of hours of supervised field experience and hold a master’s degree in counseling from an accredited program, such as the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Accessibility

The best therapists are flexible in their approach to care, with a counseling style that matches your needs and comfort level. Ideally, therapists should have office hours that work around your schedule as well as remote sessions online or over the phone.

Cost

The best therapists are flexible in their approach to care, with a counseling style that matches your needs and comfort level. Ideally, therapists should have office hours that work around your schedule as well as remote sessions online or over the phone.

Allan J. Katz: LPC, MSHP, CSAT, BBA | Best for healthy intimacy coaching

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901-295-2983
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Allan J. Katz specializes in emotionally focused couples counseling aimed at improving intimacy and communication. He works with clients to overcome unhealthy habits, including drug, alcohol, and sex addiction, and replace them with more uplifting alternatives. Other services offered include counseling for depression, anxiety, and work/life issues.

What patients say:

“I love the things I’m learning about myself and how to deal with my anxiety. I recommend Allan Katz to anybody who is seeking help and counseling.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Sexual Addiction
Marital and Premarital
Internet Addiction
Aetna
BlueCross and BlueShield
Cigna
Magellan
UnitedHealthcare
Cost per Session: $150 No Yes

Anne Marie Schoenherr: M.S., LMFT | Best for anxiety counseling

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731-671-8428
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Anne Marie Schoenherr’s practice is dedicated to helping women overcome feelings of guilt, irritability, and other issues related to general anxiety. She uses an integrated and collaborative approach that treats patients according to their individual preferences and needs. While individual therapy is her focus, marriage counseling is available.

What patients say:

“She’s very intuitive, with straight-forward solutions and fresh applications of long held therapy tools. Highly recommended for couples and family counseling.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Anxiety
Codependency
Relationship Issues
N/A Cost per Session: $275 No Yes

Michelle Cooper: LPC, Ph.D., MT-BC | Best for music psychotherapy

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901-379-8223
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Dr. Cooper’s approach to psychotherapy allows patients to express their feelings through a variety of musical methods, including singing, dancing, and playing instruments. This method is intended to help clients understand their emotions and facilitate healing in a soothing environment. Sessions are directed at anyone suffering from grief, emotional disturbances, relationship problems, or mood disorders.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Emotional Disturbance
Depression
Anxiety
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO Cost per Session: $100 No Yes

Melissa Walker: M.S., LPC, MHSP | Best for teletherapy and online counseling

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901-617-3407
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As part of the Forward Counseling group, Melissa Walker offers individual and couples counseling via phone, in person, or online. She specializes in treating anxiety and depression as well as symptoms of PTSD. Other services include personality assessments, art therapy, and play therapy for kids.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Anxiety
Trauma and PTSD
Depression
Aetna
Blue Cross
Blue Shield
BlueCross and BlueShield
Cigna
ComPsych
Humana
Magellan
Military OneSource
Optum
TRICARE
TriWest
UMR
UnitedHealthcare
Cost per Session: $125 No Yes

Hugh D. Moore: Ph.D., MBA | Best for testing and evaluation

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901-454-9233
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Hugh D. Moore specializes in a number of forensic services, including psychological assessments and evaluations for disabilities, law enforcement, and employment. He offers individual counseling and couples therapy both in-person and online.

What patients say:

“Dr. Moore was very personable and helpful. He listened intensively and advised us by asking questions that made us apply critical thinking to our resolve. My spouse and I were very pleased with his professionalism and approach in assisting us through our issues.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Testing and Evaluation
Relationship Issues
Depression
N/A Cost per Session: $200 No Yes

Jared Davis: LPC, MHSP, NCC | Best for behavioral health and motivational issues

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901-319-6607
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Jared Davis’ therapeutic approach is designed to correct motivational issues, allowing clients to make changes and healthy lifestyle choices that benefit both the body and mind. His focus is on treating adolescent behavioral problems, such as bullying and drug use. Counseling is available for individuals, couples, families, and other groups.

What patients say:

“I had a small amount of experience with mental health counselors previously, but none met my needs like Jared does. His counseling has greatly helped me to manage my anxiety and depressive symptoms.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Marital and Premarital
Anxiety
Depression
Aetna
BlueCross and BlueShield
Cigna
Cost per Session: $120 No Yes

Tempia Waddell: LPC, MHSP | Best for parenting therapy

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901-286-5520
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Tempia Waddell is dedicated to helping moms and dads understand their parenting style and can help them resolve family conflicts at home. She offers psychotherapy for couples and teaches emotional regulation techniques aimed at expressing feelings appropriately. Crisis intervention services are provided for those suffering from self-harm or substance abuse.

What patients say:

“Tempia Waddell is compassionate and encouraging. She’s helped me move through a challenging time and experience quick improvement.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Trauma and PTSD
Domestic Violence
Marital and Premarital
Aetna
Blue Cross
Blue Shield
BlueCross and BlueShield
Cigna
Optum
Cost per Session: $150 No Yes

Teresa Hall Franklin: Ed.S., LPC | Best for anger management

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901-295-0296
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Teresa Hall Franklin is an anger management specialist with a focus on domestic violence and stress coping techniques. Her approach is ideal for both individuals and couples struggling with marital issues, such as poor communication, substance dependency, and parenting concerns. She offers group anger management classes that teach healthy coping techniques and methods to express feelings in a productive way.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Anger Management
Behavioral Issues
N/A Cost per Session: $90 No Yes

Jenny Henszey: M.S., NCC | Best for emotional disturbance counseling

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901-468-3823
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Jenny Henszey is experienced in treating adults and adolescents with a number of emotional and behavioral health concerns, including destructive compulsions, substance abuse, and interpersonal conflicts. Clients struggling with life changes, such as divorce or employment loss, can learn how to cope with the transition and handle their feelings positively. Veterans therapy services are available for former and active military members suffering from symptoms of PTSD.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Behavioral Issues
Coping Skills
Emotional Disturbance
N/A Cost per Session: $100 No Yes

Janet Ewing Panter: Ph.D. | Best for learning challenges and early autism detection

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901-372-9133
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Janet Ewing Panter specializes in helping children with ADHD, autism, and other conditions that may cause learning struggles at school. She works with families to identify educational obstacles and teach kids new learning methods that work best for them. Her practice has screening and assessment tools that can identify autism and a number of mood disorders in children.

What patients say:

“Dr. Panter has helped me with my depression and anxiety … She is very good, and I’m able to see my progress and understand and realize some of my issues.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Child or Adolescent
Testing and Evaluation
ADHD
Aetna
Beacon
Blue Care Network
Blue Cross
Blue Shield
BlueCross and BlueShield
Cigna
Humana
Magellan
Medicaid
Medicare
Military OneSource
TRICARE
TriWest
WPS
Not Provided No Yes

Annice Overall: Ph.D., DSW, LCSW | Best for flexible session times

Annice Overall Photo
901-646-5585
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Annice Overall’s practice provides individual and couples counseling outside of typical business hours, allowing clients to get support whenever they need it most. Her focus is treating depression and anxiety as well as issues associated with trauma, which may include feelings of hopelessness and trouble overcoming grief.

What patients say:

“Knowledgeable, passionate, and professional.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Mood Disorders
Anxiety
Dual Diagnosis
N/A Cost per Session: $120 No Yes

Clare Campbell: LPC, MHSP | Best for spiritual therapy

Clare Campbell Photo
901-425-1023
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Clare Campbell helps patients overcome dysfunctional thinking patterns using a variety of spiritual therapy techniques, including energy psychology, oracle card reading, and channeling of one’s inner child. She is an expert at teaching highly sensitive people how to cope with strong emotions and redirect negative thoughts.

What patients say:

“Today I have a life worth living and a peace and serenity I have never known. Clare showed me how to walk in the light when I lost all hope.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Spirituality
Thinking Disorders
Codependency
Cigna Cost per Session: $150 No Yes

Kimery Irby: LCSW | Best for premarital counseling and divorce mediation

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901-295-4104
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Kimery Irby offers mediation services for couples throughout all stages of their relationship, including financial expectations in marriage, prenuptial agreements, estate distribution, and post-divorce modifications. She provides a safe space for couples to discuss sensitive issues, such as infidelity and substance abuse. Other services include professional development counseling that teaches clients how to develop leadership skills and maintain rewarding business relationships.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Relationship Issues
Coping Skills
Life Transitions
Aetna
BlueCross and BlueShield
Cigna
Magellan
Cost per Session: $150 No Yes

Brenda Flores: LPC, M.Ed., NCC | Best for grief and trauma recovery

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901-461-3080
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Brenda Flores works with clients who’ve been through a traumatic event, such as a car accident or domestic abuse and helps them develop a plan for healing and emotional recovery. Her therapeutic approach identifies underlying mental disturbances and teaches methods of coping with trauma in a beneficial way. Therapy services are available for individuals, couples, and groups.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Trauma and PTSD
Sexual Abuse
Domestic Violence
N/A Cost per Session: $300 No Yes

Katie Patrick Christides: LCSW | Best for trauma and anxiety

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901-483-1086
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Katie Patrick Christides is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Katie has received formal training and is experienced in working with a variety of clinical issues including anxiety, developmental trauma, PTSD, depression, as well as adjustment related issues. Katie utilizes different treatment approaches in her work and often blends different methods from Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Internal Family Systems, as well as Mindfulness. Katie opened New Leaf Counseling in 2014, is currently licensed in both Mississippi and Tennessee, and is taking appointments at her office in Memphis, TN.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Anxiety
Trauma and PTSD
Depression
Aetna
BlueCross and BlueShield
Cigna
Cost per Session: $100-$150 No Yes

III. What You Should Know About Memphis Therapy

How are Memphis therapists licensed?

To be licensed as a professional counselor in Memphis, therapists must hold a master’s degree from an accredited program, such as the Council For Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CFACREP), Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, or a similar body. They must also receive a passing score on the National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification. LPCs with a temporary license must complete two years of counseling experience consisting of at least 3,000 hours, including 1,500 hours of direct client contact and 150 hours of qualified supervision.

How much does therapy cost in Memphis?

On average, therapy costs about $140 per session in Memphis. Depending on the therapist, sessions can go as low as $90 or as high as $300. Prices are often cheaper for the initial consultation, and rates can vary depending on the type of support you need. Couples counseling may be more expensive than individual therapy, for example. Many Memphis therapists accept insurance. Those who don’t may have a sliding scale pricing plan, with session rates based on your income and ability to pay.

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