In life, achieving mental peace can feel like catching lightning. It seems impossible to do, especially if you're suffering from anxiety, depression, or another mental disorder that keeps you down. In a situation like that, one thing you can do is to speak to a counselor based in Franklin. 

Franklin is named after Ben Franklin. A founding father and an inventor, he persevered, and you can to. Speak to a counselor based in Franklin and see how you can catch that lightning on your kite. You can be able to succeed, and a counselor can help. 

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Tennessee (Franklin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC MHSP ,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Welcome! I am so glad you have taken the first step in reaching out for support. My name is Crystal Crumley, and I am a Licensed professional counselor in the state of Tennessee. I have 14 years of mental health experience in treating depression, anxiety, complex trauma, life changes, parenting issues, and more. I have enjoyed working in community settings with helping people grow and heal. My personal strengths are to encourage others, and I knew counseling was the best fit for my career after completing my masters degree at Lee University. I use a client c...

This is Sarah Edinger's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Tennessee (Franklin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in Tennessee and Mississippi with over 15 years of experience working as a therapist for youth and children. I have branched out to include working with adults as well. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, anger management, ADHD, self-esteem, and confidence issues. My counseling style is warm, down to earth and person-centered. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion . My ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Tennessee (Franklin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Greetings! My name is Jessica and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Tennessee with over 6 years of experience working as a clinical psychotherapist. I have worked with clients with a variety of therapeutic concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, self-esteem issues, communication concerns, career challenges, PTSD, and spectrum disorders. I specialize in trauma-informed care and am trained in a special type of therapy for PTSD, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, called EMDR- Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Tennessee (Franklin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 6 years experience working as a counselor and life coach. I have worked with clients helping them to learn how to cope with depression, anxiety, substance use, trauma, life changes, and parenting problems. In addition, I have homeschooled over 21 years and am familiar with the challenges facing homeschool families. My counseling style is relaxed and compassionate, and I believe that communication and collaboration is important in the counseling relationship. I work hard to develop rapport to create a safe pl...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Tennessee (Franklin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC-MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

My name is Donna Young. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I have an undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Virginia and a graduate degree in counseling psychology from Bowie State University. I have been a practicing psychotherapist since 1995, with experience providing care in various local and federal agencies, schools, and health care systems. I am skilled to treat individuals struggling with many life issues such as grief, work stress, relationship stress, post-traumatic stress, anxiety, depression, spirituality, and women’s issue...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Tennessee (Franklin, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

Greetings and welcome! My name is Charles (Chuck) Putnam. I am a licensed therapist (LCSW) and have been in private practice for the past twenty plus years. I decided the become a Licensed Therapist after working some years in the financial industry, after my undergraduate degree in Business Administration. After realizing how unfulfilled I was with my only purpose in life being chasing money, I left the business world and obtained a Masters in Social Work in 1995. I became licensed as a private practitioner in 1998. I have been certified in Cognitive Behavio...

This is Dottie Cornett's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Tennessee (Franklin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

I am a licensed practicing counselor (LPC) licensed in Tennessee with over 17 years of experience working as a psychoeducational counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including addiction depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approa...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Tennessee (Franklin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

Thank you for taking a moment to read my profile. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 9 years of counseling experience working in schools, non profits, private practice and hospitals. I have been formally trained in a variety of therapy methods in order to meet each person's individual needs. I have a passion and dedication to working with individuals with concerns including family and parenting issues, attachment issues, trauma, relationship issues, depression and anxiety. I also have experience working with individuals in crisis needing short term, solu...

This is Lindsey Hollowell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Tennessee (Franklin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

Hello, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 16 years of experience providing individual therapy services at a Community Mental Health Center. I chose to work in this field because I truly believe in the power of therapy and the importance of mental health care. I use many treatment approaches to include Solution Focused Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I will meet you wherever your treatment needs are and will weave in spiritual, educational, and supportive approaches based on your personal preference. I have experience treating a wide range ...

This is Dr. Lawanda Hall's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Tennessee (Franklin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): DBH,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 20

I am Dr. Lawanda Hall, a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 20 years of experience working with people experiencing difficulty with life stressors. I hold a doctorate in Behavioral Health and utilize multiple therapeutic techniques to support, encourage, educate, and empower my clients. During the therapeutic process, I strive to provide a safe, non-judgmental space as we work together to help strengthen awareness, and increase personal growth and healing within yourself and in your relationships. My role is to guide and support you as you develop the conf...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Tennessee (Franklin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MTS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

My name is Lisa Anderson and I am one of the rare few who can claim to be a Nashville native. I have worked in the mental health and substance use treatment field for over 24 years in the middle Tennessee area. I have worked in a variety of settings such as inpatient psychiatric units, co-occurring disorders treatment programs, and community mental health centers with a vast array of clients and client issues. One of my favorite areas of expertise is working with trauma survivors utilizing the principles of trauma-informed care. I have worked extensively...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Tennessee (Franklin, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Welcome to Better Help! I am licensed in Tennessee with 9 years of clinical experience in a variety of settings. I specialize in helping clients overcome trauma and abuse & cope with life changes. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our work together and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Tennessee (Franklin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC-MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Hello and welcome! My name is Rachel and I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC-MHSP). I was trained at Richmont Graduate University in Chattanooga, TN and specialized in Trauma and Sex Therapy. Helping individuals to heal from their pasts and grow into the best version of themselves is something I truly love. Today, we know that trauma settles into our brains and bodies in ways that time cannot fully heal (despite the old adage, “time heals everything”) but there is hope. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is considered by many to be one of...

This is Catherine Allen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Tennessee (Franklin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC ,MHSP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello! i am a Licensed Professional Counselor /Mental Health Service Provider (LPC MHSP), licensed in Tennessee with 4 years of experienced as a licensed therapist. Prior to that I worked as a therapist for 3 years as I worked toward requirements for licensure. I have worked with children and adults helping them to explore a range of issues including, anxiety, depression, parenting concerns, relationship (Couples) and family issues. My approach to therapy is client -centered, open and focused on positive regard for you, the client. Modalities I use in the...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Tennessee (Franklin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT,TCYM
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 7

Hey there, my name is Katelyn and I'm a licensed therapist based out of Nashville, going on eight years of working with clients in counseling. I have always been an observer, a feeler, and a thinker. I was seventeen years old when I decided to channel my personality and my strengths into becoming a trained therapist. My path never changed its course! I feel lucky in that regard. With my Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Psychology from Arizona State University and my Master's degree in Marriage & Family Therapy from Lipscomb University, I approach my clients’ conce...

This is Rebecca Williams's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Tennessee (Franklin, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 23

I am a licensed clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience in individual therapy settings. I love what I do and feel honored to work alongside clients as they make positive changes in their lives. My background includes therapy for a variety of issues, including stress, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, motivation, self esteem, and adjustment to major change. I believe the foundation of good therapy is based on listening, empathy, respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My treatment approach is client centered: by listening and getting to ...

This is Emily McCord's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Tennessee (Franklin, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist in Tennessee with 15 years of professional work experience. I love helping clients navigate stress and anxiety, family conflicts, coping with grief and loss, & other life changes. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Tennessee (Franklin, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 22

HI; I’m Lewis “Lou” Perry, I am an LPC and have worked in the field of mental health for 22years. I am looking forward to assisting you with your issues and concerns that may be stopping you from moving forward. Building a solid foundation through counseling is such a strong step, that although initially feels a bit scary is really an exciting adventure. Counseling isn’t a nervous dog, but the dog that runs across the yard to greet you. My objective is to guide you through the fog of uncertainty, fear, feelings of being stuck, weak perspective, and feelings of i...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Tennessee (Franklin, TN)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am licensed in Tennessee with 9 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, coping with grief and loss, & intimacy related issues. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Franklin, Tennessee (Franklin, TN)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 13

Hi! My name is Austin and I practice predominantly Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Solution-Focused Therapy. I graduated from the University of Tennessee (Knoxville) in 2005 with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. I earned my Master's Degree in Community Counseling from Austin Peay State University in 2010 and received my license as a professional counselor this past February (2021). Between my Master's and licensure, I worked full time and pursued a couple of other educational ventures. I have history working with the Department of Children's Services, do...

Having a hard time selecting a mental health professional in Franklin? (How we can help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Franklin area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.
 
First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couple’s therapy; just search 'therapist near me in Franklin' and find the one that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Franklin, or elsewhere in the Williamson county or state of Tennessee.
 
Mental health professionals that have a private practice or provide therapy services for professional counseling can help improve healthy relationships and communication skills whether that be working through life's obstacles and life issues in couples counseling, changing negative thinking patterns, or just providing a listening ear. Verified Franklin therapists can provide licensed marriage counseling, compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs (such as discussing healing, children, or other adults), and will help create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor. Verified Franklin counselors help adults with healing (from physical ailments such as chronic pain, as well as mental illness).


What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in Franklin, TN ranges from $85-$150.
 
Some therapists in the state of Tennessee will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of Franklin and elsewhere throughout the state of Tennessee, you can expect significantly more affordable options with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every 4 weeks).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around Franklin offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.
 
Whether that’s via in-app messaging with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges in online therapy. You can work through various symptoms, disorders or condition, and even get a diagnosis from the comfort of your own home. 
 
So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like work stress management, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a individual or marriage and family therapist that is right for you.
 
Counseling services, wellness services, online therapy, relationship counseling, and individual counseling through a licensed therapist can help treat postpartum depression, feeling lost or feeling stuck, difficult relationships, and helping people live their best lives. If you're looking for a therapist, Franklin has many professionals who provide client centered individual counseling both in person and through online therapy. Gain more insight into in your life than you would through an eclectic approach or motivational interviewing. In Franklin, therapy is easily accessible and just a click away. A clinical psychologist, licensed psychologist, or board approved supervisor can help you develop new coping strategies through modern therapy, therapeutic services, and a holistic approach.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). While helping to develop healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people who you see everyday.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A Franklin therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 74794 people in the city of Franklin, TN finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 37064 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists through nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

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Take some time to learn more about our therapists and counselors to clearly understand our services. If you have questions for us, please reach us on our contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

Emergency Situations:

If you are experiencing a crisis or any other person may be exposed to danger due to an issue that is an emergency - don't use this site's online services. Verified Franklin therapists can help women, children, and young adults, as well as anyone experiencing a crisis or emergency.

If you need Domestic Violence support, please contact The National Domestic Hotline at 1-800-799-7233

If you need Substance Abuse support, please contact the Substance Abuse and MH Services Administration at 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

If you need Sexual Abuse support, please contact the Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network at 1-800-656-4673

Call the 24 hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at +1 (800) 273-8255 or 911 which can provide you with immediate help for an emergency call or visit the nearest emergency room.

Other zip codes that the counselors near or around Franklin, Tennessee can serve:

37064, 37065, 37067, 37068, 37069

Some other commonly asked questions can be found below:

How do I know I should get a therapist?
 
Modern therapy and psychotherapy have many benefits, regardless of the resources you may or may not have, or a service you have received in the past. The connection between brain, body and behavior is what effects everything in your life and therapy can help you see results in improving your attention and reaction to a specific thing. Whether it be someone wanting to learn more about their own mind and patterns, or specific situations in terms of well-being and friend struggles, searching for a 'therapist near me' or a 'therapist near Franklin' can help you find a counselor near you or the closest locator to any counselors and psychiatrists. 
 
How much does a therapist cost?
 
Therapist prices differ, and one good way to learn more is by looking up "therapists around me" or "Franklin's therapists" to learn about prices in your city or state, and who takes health insurance. You can also specify for a male or female counselor, or anything specific you're looking for in regards to money and therapy options and what might be an eco-friendly option.
 
How do I see a therapist for the first time?
 
One great way to prep for your first therapy session is by reading a lot of information on therapy-- articles by an author or experts on therapy can help you study some tips or a specific example of what to pay attention to in your first appointment. In fact, one great example of a case of someone with a great level of expertise who has written about therapy is the book Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb. Learning about the tools to tackle life challenges and the importance of putting in the effort in therapy sessions will help you make the most of the opportunity and potential self-discovery journey.
 
Should I go to therapy if I feel fine?
 
While you may look fine on the outside or through your instagram, that doesn't always mean we feel fine 100% of the time. A therapist can help you gain power over your life and emotions and be a helping hand and trusted source while you navigate day-to-day experiences and small growth opportunities. Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies can help you improve your self-esteem, work through values and relationships (such as with your parents), and overall gain a better sense of the world and how you see it. The success you may find through therapy is dependent on your process, if you are in-office or out-of-office, as well as who your provider is, what medication you are on, what fear you have, etc.
 
People also go to therapy for very specific things such as bullying, getting diagnosed with autism, wanting to learn mindfulness, having a specific nature or "spirit" they want to nurture and work on, trouble with office workers, phobia of doctors, and any other principles they are interesting in working through.
 
Is crying in therapy a breakthrough?
 
While for some crying in therapy might not be the normal, for others who perhaps experience mood disorders or even schizophrenia, crying could be a natural occurrence in each session. The groups you are in, the adolescents memories and experiences you've had, and the education you've received can all play a role into your emotions and emotional state throughout therapy.
 
Are therapists worth it?
 
We are all on a different path with our life, as each human is unique in the advice they want (or don't want) in areas of their life. Therapists, however, have the ability to help you find your potential through re-training your mind through methods such as CBT, or you can see a SEP (Somatic Experiencing Professional). For example, a number of patients who are battling sleep insomnia, difficulty with medications, troublesome behaviors, or overuse of drugs or alcohol have found help for their disorder through online therapy and telehealth. Many studies outline the risk in addition to the reward of seeing providers and specialists virtually, and overall the reviews show that the availability and areas of expertise from online therapists make it feel like they are on your team, and are a positive addition to your life.
 
Do therapists judge you?
 
The separation and boundaries between you and a therapist make it so that therapists are never there to judge you-- they are there to help you work through coping mechanisms, self-understanding, various stresses, and how your beliefs might impact your decisions and lifestyle. 
 
How much does a therapist cost near Franklin, Tennessee?
 
Each therapist might differ per state, but BetterHelp offers therapy throughout the US in many cities- including, but not limited to: New York, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, San Diego, Philadelphia, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Phoenix, Baltimore, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Washington, DC, Tampa, League City, Seattle, Detroit, Orlando, Atlanta, and even University of Houston. You can also search states by their state code (such as MD or AZ) to find more on specific cities in the state. Having access to clinical psychology over zoom can open doors to another modality, such as in-app messaging. The scale of price and plan may differ with each area code, but BetterHelp's main belief is that therapy should be accessible wherever, whenever.
 
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