Hello! My name is Harry Gilley and I am a BeterHelp therapist! Thanks for taking the time to review my Bio. I have over 25 years experience in mental health, substance abuse, and medical social work experience while living in South Carolina, Illinois, Georgia, and Tennessee. I currently live in TN and teach at the University of Tennessee at Martin. I teach Social Work (SW) and specialize in SW and Health Care, SW and Mental Health, and SW in Substance Abuse. My Teaching experience has been over 6 years and I have learned a great deal from my many Students. I have expertise with individual, group, family, multi-family Therapy. I can use eclectic therapies and I have noticed that my Client's benefit from Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). Over the past year, I have gained Tele-Therapy experience from working with two Tele-Therapy companies and have really enjoyed working with messaging, audio, and video formats to provide Therapy. All of my experience to date has helped me transform to a Tele-Therapy platform to provide services to individuals in this modern time which differs from face to face treatment. I live in W. TN and my loves in life are my children, family, music (great in Memphis), hiking, the beach, and boating. I am a believer in physical exercise and making efforts to achieve the best state of health I can. I lost 60 pounds in the last two years and have also worked in weight loss programs during my career. I have had a good deal of success working with Client's who want to make some changes physically to achieve better health. I use CBT and perform well with depression, anxiety, self esteem, anger management, and am skilled at working with the various mental and physical illnesses.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Family conflicts
I also have experience in Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder
LCSW #149.007999 (Expires: 2019-11-30)
LCSW #LSW0000005682 (Expires: 2021-06-30)
LCSW #SW15630 (Expires: 2021-03-31)
I felt an immediate connection with Mr. Harry Gilley. He is very patient, kind and generous with his time. He asked the right questions and offered me the best suggestions to help recognize and deal with my triggers. I will always be grateful for him, his kindness and patience. I highly recommend Harry Gilley.
I've greatly appreciated my time with Harry. He's offered a convenient and effect way for me to discuss my primary concerns and provided actionable advice to move forward, though according to my own initiative.
When I began working with Mr. Gilley, I was in a desperate, dangerous state. Mr. Gilley was a revelation. He's both quite intelligent and down-to-earth, and he never once tried to forcibly change my way of thinking; rather, he showed me ways to adapt to my psychology, to live peaceably with my authentic self rather than trying to fight myself. Further, his style of counseling is wonderfully "casual", in that sessions with him are about honest conversation that flows both ways. I learned nearly as much about Mr. Gilley as he learned about me, which bred the kind of trust one needs for the kind of intimacy therapy requires. I have progressed to the point where I no longer need therapy, but should I find myself once again in need, I'm going straight back to Mr. Gilley.
I worked with Harry Gilley for six months. He was fantastic to work with and very patient. He really cares for his clients and I would highly recommend him.
It is great to hv someone to talk to. Sadly I hav been so busy lately, that it has been very difficult to find a moment to start. But that’s why I feel fine, because I know someone is there, waiting to give me a little time when I’ll need it, soon.
I really enjoyed my time thus far with hairy. He makes me feel as if I’m his only client in the world.
Harry has done a great job getting to the root cause.
Harry has a wonderful, no nonsense approach to counseling that enables him to charmingly cut to the heart of the matter. The clarity he brings to a session allows one to pinpoint "blind spots" quickly with Harry offering succinct and beneficial options to changing one's thought patterns for the better. He is a down to earth character offering honesty and support that only enhances the Tele-Therapy platform.
Harry is a knowledgeable and experienced counselor who has a firm grasp of his practice. He is supportive and insightful and posses the ability to identify issues (both obvious issues and those that may not be apparent) and focus on them appropriately. He will have realistic discussions with this clients, not just tell you what you want to hear. I feel that this is an integral aspect of resolving issues. Thanks, Harry!
In the short time Harry counseled me, I came such a long way. He dug deep into some of the issues I was facing and empowered me to seek some Medical help. He was easy to talk to and so very kind. I highly recommend Harry to anyone facing a difficult road. He is a wealth of knowledge and is compassionate and truly caring.
Harry gave me great advice and guidance through a rough patch. He was attentive and relatable. I enjoy our time together.
Harry Gilley is a no-nonsense kind of guy, which is exactly why I like him. He efficiently asks Socratic questions to get to the root of a problem in a diagnostic manner. Once he establishes the genuine problem, he's extremely tactful in his recommendations for bettering your life. The question is not him; it's what you're willing to do to help yourself. He guides you to that with great skill and experience.
Harry is great. He helped me within a very short period of time to fullfill all declared goals. I can strongly recommend Harry.
He’s a nice gentleman with motivational spirit that keeps pushing you forward. He’s motivated to work with his clients and is there at times of stress, he has a non-judgmental approach and a good sense of humor, I strongly recommend him
I started all of this a nervous wreck! Since only speaking with Harry for a little over a week now, I cannot believe the change in my thought process. I’ve been struggling with my issues for over a year and I can NOW finally see the bright side and have a clearer, more innovative approach to what I’m trying to accomplish here. I will forever be grateful for being matched up with Harry! I wish I would’ve done this sooner. He is quick to respond to all of my issues/thoughts. Things are really becoming much more peaceful in my head. Thank you again!
Ever since I started working with Harry my paranoia has decreased, he also helped me to learn not to overthink things that will get me paranoid, I know I have improved since I started working with him and I'm living my life peacefully and with no worry, I highly recommend working with Harry.
Highly recommend Harry for stress management, relationship issues, career stress and self motivation.
Harry had been very helpful in helping me overcome the hard and depressing time in my life. He always gave me full attention and listened thoroughly and patiently to all my problems before giving me advice, he never rushed. He is very good at breaking down problems in small chunks and helping to take action on each part in a constructive manner. I really liked his way of counseling.