I am licensed in Tennessee with 17 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma, abuse, and depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many qualities that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy takes courage and I am proud of you for getting started!
I believe that all of us have suffered from feeling that we are not in control of our lives. When that experience persists, then our instinct to protect ourselves can push us into patterns of behavior that range from bad habits to behavior that damages relationships and threatens our physical and mental health. I help people by focusing on their strengths rather than their weaknesses, to build supportive relationships with themselves and others, and to help them see themselves as unique and worthwhile persons. We do this together through a therapeutic relationship.
Additional areas of focus: Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Co-morbidity, Communication Problems, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Men's Issues, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress
TN LPC 2248
TN LPC-MHSP 2248
I had given therapy a try a couple of times in the past, but I never stuck with it. Always felt the therapist and I didn't mesh, not blaming, but it happens. With Bruce our first call was audio because I told myself I wouldn't do video. Wouldn't you know, call number two, we did video. From there I knew that this was the time to stick it out and go with it. Bruce is kind, compassionate, and willing to call it like it is when he needs to. I recommend Bruce to everyone I know anytime therapy comes up. He has helped me immensely. 10/10, A++++, fast shipping or whatever they write on eBay reviews.
Written on Nov 15, 2023 after therapy with Bruce for 1 year and 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, and coaching
My experience with Bruce was very helpful, and sometimes challenging, which I value. He’s a great listener who’s focus is to help empower you, not make decisions for you. To lead you to find the answer within yourself, not give it to you. Thanks Bruce!
Written on Mar 01, 2023 after therapy with Bruce for 6 months on issues concerning relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, anger management, career difficulties, and coping with life changes
Bruce has been awesome! I have really enjoyed our sessions together.
Written on Dec 21, 2022 after therapy with Bruce for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and coping with life changes
I accidentally clicked the wrong answer on a couple of these I think. I really enjoy therapy with Bruce. He is always quick to respond, respectful, and very helpful. He makes me feel comfortable and he is very easy to talk to.
Written on Nov 06, 2022 after therapy with Bruce for 4 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, coaching, and adhd
Written on Nov 02, 2022 after therapy with Bruce for 3 months on issues concerning relationship issues
Bruce Theobald is a wonderful therapist. He listens intently and offers up solutions based on circumstances to help me move forward in life. Thanks, Bruce for all you do!
Written on Oct 14, 2022 after therapy with Bruce for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd