My name is Larry Ivery, Sr. and I am a Licensed Practicing Counselor with the Mental Health Services Provider designation. I also have a small private practice as well as doing adjunct teaching for in the graduate program for a Christian University. I believe in the development of the therapeutic relationship and I am very approachable. My focus is with those who have depression, anxiety, sexual abuse, or have experienced other trauma issues in their lives. My treatment approaches are CBT, EMDR, Solution Focused and Motivational Interviewing. I do group counseling as well. I tailor treatment to the specific needs of each client.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue, Adoption and Foster Care, Blended Family Issues, Commitment Issues, Control Issues, Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Guilt and Shame, Infidelity, Phobias, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
TN LPC 3964
Dr. Larry has been instrumental for my growth as a person. He helped get me back on track and now I am stronger than ever!
Written on Dec 30, 2023 after therapy with Larry for 1 year and 7 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, and intimacy-related issues
Dr. Ivery is attentive, compassionate, understanding, and always asks good questions that will help you get to a better place in your journey towards mental and spiritual healing.
Written on Oct 27, 2022 after therapy with Larry for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, bipolar disorder, and compassion fatigue
He is a gifted listener and therapist. He lets you feel free to be open. He is a kind soul and has a welcoming presence. I feel extremely lucky to have matched with him and highly recommend his guidance.
Written on Aug 26, 2022 after therapy with Larry for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
Written on Aug 25, 2022 after therapy with Larry for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, and career difficulties
Larry is an incredibly thoughtful therapist and he works really hard to get to the core of my issues. I expected therapy to be challenging, but Larry has challenged me in ways I didn’t expect and made me look at things from different emotional angles. I highly recommend Larry.
Written on Jun 28, 2022 after therapy with Larry for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and adhd
Very attentive and his communication skills are second to none
Written on Jun 20, 2022 after therapy with Larry for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, and bipolar disorder