Miller is a Memphis native but has called Nashville her home for the past six years. She received her master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Trevecca Nazarene in 2015 and a bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Auburn University in 2010. Miller’s approach to working with clients is collaborative, emotionally focused, and client-centered. She hopes to create a safe place for clients to be wherever they are on their journey and enjoys helping clients learn to navigate their lives in new ways. Miller is passionate about working with individuals who are struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, transition, and self-regulation. Miller is trained in EFT (emotionally focused therapy), Brainspotting, EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing), and PREPARE/ENRICH Assessment. In her free time you will most likely find her sitting on her front porch, in a good conversation, or watching Netflix.
Alex was born and raised in New England, but transplanted to Nashville in 2011. After graduating from Eastern Nazarene College with a bachelor’s in Journalism and Psychology, he made a life in Nashville in the music industry, becoming a tour manager for multiple bands. He started his graduate degree in 2018 at Trevecca Nazarene University for Marriage and Family Counseling. With a deep understanding of and love for the artist, Alex hopes to help all who call themselves creative. He strives to find the strengths in others' weaknesses as a means of discovering healing. He wants to hear about people’s stories and provide context for others to view themselves as whole. Alex is married to his wife, Chelsea, and has two dogs, Goose & Sugar and a bearded dragon named Tutu (it’s mostly his wife’s). In his spare time, you will find him in his “record room”, where he has over 600 vinyl records to spin.
Jenny is a Nashville native and earned a graduate degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Trevecca in 2019. Prior to seeking a graduate degree, she worked with children with special needs and their families for Metro Nashville Public Schools. In her free time, Jenny enjoys the outdoors, spending time with family and friends, and watching Kentucky basketball. Jenny loves helping clients heal and become the best version of themselves. She has experience working with anxiety, depression, addiction, relationship distress, grief, and trauma. She is trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Mindfulness Based Therapy (MBT). Jenny considers it an honor to walk with clients in their healing processes.
Janie is a native of Jackson, Mississippi, and has lived in Nashville for the past year and a half. She received her bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Spanish from Mississippi College in 2013. Since then Janie has taught Spanish, coached soccer and basketball, and worked for a social entrepreneurial company creating bath balms and candles alongside people out of prison and rehabs. Through these jobs, Janie realized her passion for walking with people through all that life brings them. She is currently pursuing her master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Trevecca. She hopes to create a safe space for anyone who makes the brave decision to come to therapy. Janie knows life can be hard, hard and the truth is that we were not made to do it alone. She hopes to walk beside you as you discover more about your self, your worth, and how much your story matters. Outside of school and work, Janie loves to read, to travel to new places, to play outside, and eat good food. She spends lots of time with her mini golden doodle, Kettie, who she thinks is the most precious.
Jackie was born in New Jersey but has called Nashville home for almost her entire life. She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and is currently pursuing her master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling here at Trevecca. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her husband and daughter, hunting for the best coffee around and traveling to new places around the world. Jackie has mentored high school and college students in her church community for over ten years and cherishes each of those relationships. She loves walking with clients through times of transition and providing understanding and hope as they go through a difficult time. She believes it is important for each of us to have a safe person in our lives to share our struggles, and even our triumphs with. It is her hope to be that safe person for each of her clients and to empower them with the tools needed to navigate wherever they may be on their journey.
Megan grew up calling America her home away from home having been raised overseas as the child of military parents. Though she now calls Pittsburgh her home away from home (Go Steelers!), she has lived in Nashville since 2012 (Go Preds!). After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Azusa Pacific University in 2006, Megan has pursued a career in Higher Education, earning a Master of Arts in higher education from Geneva College in 2010. Megan is currently pursuing her master's in Marriage and Family Therapy in the hope of providing pathways to hope and healing for the college students she works with every day. The college years are amazing, but they can also be really hard. Megan’s goal is to provide a welcoming space where anyone can feel safe to explore the energy, excitement, and opportunity as well as the heartache, stress, fear, and loneliness that often accompany the college years. Megan has been married to her husband since 2014 and together they enjoy pampering their spoiled-rotten cat, Hermione. Megan loves pursuing her own curiosity and is simultaneously learning how to paint, play the drums, and garden while enjoying her everyday passions of reading, being outside, and redecorating her walls every couple of weeks.
Jenny is a post-master's volunteer at the Trevecca Counseling Center. She received her undergraduate degree in Communication Studies in 2007 and her master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Trevecca in 2019. Through her own journey, Jenny has found that healing is possible in the safety and connection provided through therapy and finds hope in the beauty of the personal growth it can inspire. She believes that incredible opportunity lies within the difficult moments we face and aspires to create a space for clients to feel seen and heard as they transition through these moments in life. Jenny looks forward to walking and working together with individuals and couples as they navigate their unique journeys of becoming. In her free time, Jenny enjoys recharging with a good book, going to the gym, making up her own recipes, and gardening. There are not many things that bring her more joy than coming home to her husband and her happy little dog, Theo.
Pamela, or as most people call her, Pam, was born and raised in Tennessee. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University in 2017 and is currently pursuing her master's in the Marriage and Family Therapy here at Trevecca. From working in advocacy to volunteering with non-profits, Pam has always had a passion for people. She believes that we were all created for relationship and never meant to walk through life alone. Pam believes that every human has a unique story, and within every story, there is a longing to be heard, understood, and accepted. She desires to create a safe space for you to bring and be all of who you are on your unique journey of healing. In her spare time, Pam loves hanging out with her husband, Tyler, walking her two shorkies, Samson and Ruth, cooking, and watching every baking show on Netflix.
Shaughnessy was born and raised in a military family so she has called many places home. She also served in the Army, like her father, and decided to come back to Tennessee in 2003. She received her Bachelor of Science in criminal justice in 2011 and is currently pursuing her master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Trevecca Nazarene University. Currently she works as an Emergency Medical Technician and really enjoys helping others in their time of need. In her free time you will find Shaughnessy watching shows like The First 48, Texas-Flip-N-Move, and Hoarders Buried Alive. She also really enjoys thrift shopping and bringing new life to old furniture. Because of her experiences, as an Army Veteran, Shaughnessy has the desire to help military service member that suffer from but not limited to anxiety, depression, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. She also enjoys working with children, young adults and those suffering from addictions. Shaughnessy believes in creating a safe comfortable environment that will offer empathy, understanding, respect and trust. She believes that each client is unique and has their own story that needs to be heard.
Shannon was born and raised in the Chicagoland area, went to college in Indiana and lived in Brooklyn, New York for 22 years before moving to Nashville in 2018. She loves calling Nashville home and being a part of the Trevecca community where she is pursuing a degree in Marriage and Family Counseling. Having worked in the creative world for most of her adult life, Shannon believes that art, music and story can help us understand and connect with ourselves and each other on a deeper level. By creating a quiet safe place, together we can explore inner truths and access our own creative ability to grow and heal. When not working or reading, Shannon loves to laugh with her husband Ryan and two teen boys. On a sunny day, she finds peace and renewed joy, watching her pup Tipsy play and make new friends at the dog park.
Jeremy was born and raised in and around Dallas, Texas. He has lived in Nashville for the past fifteen years. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Texas and is currently working on his master's in Marriage and Family Therapy right here at Trevecca. Jeremy believes that while life’s ups and downs are common to all of us, everyone’s story is uniquely their own and worth being told and heard. That is why he loves getting to know each of his clients and sharing with them the power of hope and healing. He is married to his wife Brynn, and has three beautiful daughters that he has had the privilege of staying home with the past few years. In his free time, Jeremy loves, “guitars that tune good,” and Dallas Cowboys football.
Menan is an Indiana native but transplanted to Nashville, with her husband, in 2012 and now considers Nashville home. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Environmental Science from Goshen College. Menan has since pursued careers in a variety of professions where she specialized in account management, business development and networking. She is currently a graduate student in the Marriage and Family Therapy program at Trevecca Nazarene University.
Menan nurtures a deep love and appreciation for the complexity, diversity and resiliency of the human spirit and believes, unequivocally, in the healing power of connection. Her focus is on meeting each client where they are by creating a safe space to facilitate meaningful interactions. Menan’s approach is experiential in nature with an emphasis on strengths based and attachment-focused work. She enjoys seeing individuals, groups and families. When she isn’t sitting with clients, you can find her soaking up the sun on an outdoor patio, walking her sweet Cocker Spaniel, Ziggy, or thrifting with friends.
Lisa has been in the middle Tennessee area for over thirty years. She is from rural Kentucky and received her undergraduate degree in marketing from the University of Kentucky. She also has a Master of Theological Studies from Covenant Seminary in St. Louis, MO. While working on her master’s in counseling from Trevecca University graduate program, she is also training to be a spiritual director through Dovehouse Ministries here in Nashville. She is also a student of the Enneagram.
Lisa is passionate about helping individuals discern their unique and individual callings from God and working through hindrances that can keep us from moving forward in that goal. Lisa has been married to Joey for twenty-seven years and they have three adult children and two dogs. Lisa loves to cook and hang out at home with family and friends.
Abby is a Tennessee native, born and raised in rural Pleasant Shade. She has a Bachelor of Science in Biology/Health Sciences from Tennessee Tech University and is currently getting her master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She currently works as a neurofeedback tech and brain trainer. In her free time, Abby loves to play with animals, read fiction novels, go to the gym, and get in touch with nature.
Abby enjoys forming authentic connections with others and walking with them through difficult seasons of life. She loves to hear others’ stories and providing means of growth, grace, and acceptance. Abby wants to work with a variety of people and provide a welcoming, safe atmosphere in which any discussion can be held. Her passion is working with those experiencing anxiety/panic, phobias, identity issues, trauma, depression, and body image distress.
After graduating in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Lauren realized her passion for counseling and enrolled in the Master of Marriage and Family Therapy program here at Trevecca. Lauren believes it is a privilege to sit with clients as they navigate through all the joys and the heartaches that life has to offer. It is her hope that therapy can be a place of refuge for clients who are overwhelmed and need a place to be seen and heard.
Lauren was born in Atlanta but has lived in Middle Tennessee for over twenty years. After growing up in a relatively small town, she moved to Nashville in 2012 and is happy to call it home. In her free time, Lauren enjoys trying new restaurants around town and nights in with her husband re-watching The Office and The Great British Baking Show.
Taylor Allen was born and raised in Nashville, TN. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Belmont University in Religion and The Arts and is currently working on her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Trevecca University. Taylor’s professional career up until this point has been spent working in both the for profit and non-profit sectors, mainly with individuals who have been sexually abused or trafficked for sex both nationally and internationally. She is interested in continuing to work with individuals who have experienced sexual trauma, as well as individuals struggling with grief, depression, and transitional life changes. She hopes to bring healing and safety to all of her clients, by creating a space where they can truly be themselves. When she is not working, she enjoys watching movies with her husband, snuggling her two cats and dog, and kayaking when the weather is warm.
Drea Pryor is a San Francisco, CA native. She has obtained her BA in Sociology from Fisk University, a master's in Marriage and Family Therapy from Lipscomb University, and is currently working on her PhD in Clinical Counseling here at Trevecca Nazarene University.
It is her belief that within relationships we are both hurt and healed. Her work centers around the integration and healing of attachment wounds and trauma recovery. She works frequently with adult survivors of child abuse, those who struggle with anxiety/depression in relationships, or those who have been impacted by adoption. For such work, she offers Attachment Focused EMDR. She also helps couples heal from marital distress and infidelity.
She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) for Trauma, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for couples, and Prepare/Enrich for couples seeking premarital therapy which has been proven to help clients discover their strengths and navigate towards healing and wholeness.
Jonathon grew up in a small town in Central Ohio. He has a master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Grace College, in Warsaw Indiana. He currently studies at Trevecca, in the PhD Counselor Education and Supervision program. Jonathon loves the creative arts and has spent time singing and acting throughout his life. Jonathon has a minor obsession with Brené Brown and her research on shame, vulnerability, and becoming the most authentic person you can be.
Jonathon has worked with a variety of clients from elementary students to those in their 60’s. He is excited to work with the population here at Trevecca. He believes that therapy is a place for you to be your true self. Life is full of experiences; the good, the bad, and the ugly moments shape the people we become. It can take a long journey to find any beauty in the painful moments of life. Jonathon is not afraid to walk with you, no matter where you are in life. He hopes that his office will hold a lot of laughs, a lot of tears, and hopefully a lot of healing.
Jacey Granda-Zapf has lived across the US, but has called Nashville home for the past two years. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Counseling Psychology from Crown College, MN, and is pursuing her master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Trevecca. Jacey understands the difficulty of working through emotional issues while in a college setting. She is committed to helping her clients be successful despite the numerous pressures they are under while managing, school, family, friendships, and "life."
Along with a passion for helping others, Jacey enjoyed 18 years of soccer, including playing at the D1 level. Because of her experiences as an athlete, she has a strong interest in working with athletes (identity, injuries, team dynamics, stress, performance, etc.). Other areas of interest include multicultural issues, spiritual exploration, the ability to understand emotions, and LGBTQ+ counseling.
Jacey's husband is from Ecuador and they have a baby boy. In her free time, she enjoys traveling outside of U.S., working out, and watching MasterChef.
Griffin received his undergraduate degree from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA and spent the next almost 10 years in the finance and investing world. His path twisted and turned back towards counseling and mental health, and he is now pursuing his degree in Mental Health Counseling here at Trevecca.
Griffin believes that life is filled with challenges, but also with meaning and purpose. The challenges that face us often leave us feeling lost, hopeless and out of control. If this is where you find yourself, Griffin would love to get to know you and try to help you work towards healing.
Erika earned a graduate degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Trevecca in 2016. Since earning her degree, Erika has joined the Trevecca Counseling Center team where she mentors graduate interns, arranges counseling services for students, and works individually with clients. Erika has a passion for working with couples and young adults, and is honored to sit in the highs and lows of life with her clients. She believes that health is found in secure connection and attachment with self, others, and God. Erika is currently pursuing licensure as a marriage and family therapist. Away from work Erika enjoys cuddling her baby girl, date nights with her husband Daniel, and Ohio State football.
Sara earned her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Trevecca in 2005, and finished the Doctorate in Clinical Counseling program August 2011. Since earning her master's, Dr. Hopkins has worked therapeutically with individuals and couples. Sara believes that God calls us to live in healthy relationship with Him and others. She attempts to help people love and accept themselves for who they were uniquely created to be to be. Sara provides supervision for the Counselors at the Center and works individually with clients. Sara originates from rural Arkansas where she grew up to appreciate small town living and Razorback football. She has lived in Middle Tennessee for 10 years with her husband, Shannon. They have 3 children and enjoy movies, lazy weekends at home with their kids and dates without them.
Courtney, a Nashville native, is a graduate student pursuing her master's in Marriage and Family Therapy. She earned her bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication from Samford University and has previously worked as a freelance writer. In her free time she enjoys reading, hiking, yoga, and hanging out with her husband and three children.
Courtney is honored to hold space for people in pain and to walk alongside them, helping to navigate their journey to healing and wellness. She's fascinated by the mind-body connection and the science behind how our brains work. Courtney is passionate about working with clients who have experienced trauma, anxiety, self esteem issues and eating/body issues.
Emily is originally from the Jersey Shore, but has called Nashville home for many years. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Social Work at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. After graduation, Emily worked in the domestic violence field and in various roles at nonprofits in the Nashville area, Chicago, Illinois, and Anchorage, Alaska. She is currently working on her master's in Marriage and Family Therapy here at Trevecca Nazarene University.
Emily deeply believes in the power of therapy and relationship – to know that we are not alone can be life changing and bring about lasting hope, healing, and change. She views it as an honor to sit with clients and walk alongside them as they experience the hard, painful, joyous, and unknown that can be our lives.
Hilary Dycus was born and raised in Nashville, TN. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Harding University and is currently pursuing her master's in Marriage and Family Therapy here at Trevecca. She believes in the power of therapy and that we all have the ability to change and grow. Hilary has a passion for walking with young adults through the transitions of life. She desires to present a safe place for others to be authentic to themselves and to heal. She looks forward to helping others learn that they are not alone.
Molly Lubin-Fosha is from from New York City, having lived there until three years ago when she moved to Nashville. She received her bachelor’s in Psychology from Hunter College of the City University of New York and is currently pursuing her master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Trevecca. For as long as she can remember, Molly has wanted a profession that utilized her heart for helping others and fighting injustice, though she did not know if she wanted to pursue a career in psychotherapy, nursing or social justice. Molly decided to follow her dream of being a psychotherapist, having seen the innumerable benefits of therapy firsthand. Molly has a passion for experiential, somatic, and attachment-based therapies. She believes that deep healing resides within the individual, and that safety, support and good therapy will bring it to the fore. She has completed the Level 1 training of AEDP (accelerated experiential dynamic psychotherapy).
In her spare time, Molly loves to cuddle her schnoodle, Tessa, hang out with friends, watch sports (Mets die-hard, unfortunately), read and write. She loves the pace of Nashville, and being surrounded by gorgeous landscapes, yet has not recovered yet from not being able to procure a decent bagel or a proper slice of pizza.
After earning a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication in 2011, Rachel returned to Trevecca to pursue her master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She spent the past eight years in various career fields, including marketing, journalism, and higher education. Rachel is passionate about hearing people’s stories and especially enjoys working with college students and young adults. She believes therapy is a powerful place of healing, self-discovery, and relationship strengthening. She is honored to be invited into clients' lives to as they navigate their stories to pursue change, healing, and growth throughout some of the most difficult and joyous points in their lives.
Rachel is a Nashville native and lives in a small-town North of the city with her husband and their goofy dog. In her free time, she enjoys barre, yoga, hiking, spending weekends with her husband in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, decorating, and relaxing on her back porch.
Teka has lived in Nashville, TN for over twenty years. She obtained her bachelor’s in Business Finance from Middle Tennessee State University and a Master of Business Administration in Human Resources from Bryan College. Currently, she is a graduate student at Trevecca Nazarene University in the Marriage and Family Therapy program. She truly believes entering into the counseling field is a direct connection to her destiny and purpose in life.
Teka is passionate about helping individuals navigate through their pain and find hope again. She is determined to create a safe and non-judgemental space for everyone who walks into her room so that individuals can be their authentic selves and tell their own stories. She believes there is beauty when broken pieces are made whole again.
Teka is married and has one daughter. She loves to exercise, cook, journal, and spend quality time with family and friends.
Casey graduated from Bradley University with a B.S. in Communications/ Advertising. She’s worked in commercial casualty underwriting, sales and journalism. She is currently a graduate student in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program here at Trevecca. Casey has been married to her husband, Shane, for 24 years. They have three children and three dogs. The dogs adore her.
Casey believes that healing begins with unconditional acceptance and that change is possible for anyone willing to put in the work. Casey enjoys hiking, gardening, and photography. She values quality time with family, sometimes spent at Dairy Queen.
Originally from Huntsville, Alabama Pamela moved to Nashville in 1999 after graduating from the University of North Alabama with a B.S. in Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice. Pamela also has three maste'rs degrees in Information Technology and Accounting (Middle Tennessee State University), Business Administration (MTSU), and Conflict Management (Lipscomb University), in addition to pursuing her master's in Marriage and Family Therapy at Trevecca. She also is a Rule 31-listed Mediator (civil and family) and a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-500) specializing in therapeutic yoga.
Pamela has a humanistic and holistic approach to counseling, integrating various individual and systems approaches to both mental and physical wellbeing. She values the safety of the therapeutic relationship and strives to help her clients untangle the puzzles that perplex them so they can get unstuck and move towards their personal goals. She has specialized training in Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS), Brainspotting (Level 2), PREPARE/ENRICH assessment, and Emotionally-Focused Family Therapy (EFFT), but appreciates and uses a variety of approaches to help her clients. In addition to seeing individuals, she especially enjoys working with couples and families and integrating her skills to best assist each client she sees. Outside of her professional life, Pamela loves to spend time learning new things, traveling to new places, soaking in as much nature as possible, and relaxing with her loved ones.
Anjelica was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where she received her bachelor's degree in Human Services at Geneva College in 2015. The past few years she has worked in the non-profit sector with adolescents, young adults, and families. During this time, her passion grew for working holistically with individuals who have experienced complex trauma. She moved to Nashville in 2016 and is currently pursuing her Master of Marriage and Family Therapy here at Trevecca.
Anjelica's hope is to create a safe space for clients to journey toward healing and wholeness by engaging in greater compassion for self, connection with others, and God. Her interests lie in many areas including attachment related issues, childhood trauma, eating disorders, anxiety, depression, and life transition. Anjelica believes that deep change happens in the context of relationship and is dedicated to helping clients overcome barriers and move toward increased hope, joy, and freedom. Outside of work she enjoys sitting in a coffee shop with a good book, quality time with friends, and horseback riding.
Lacey is originally from Louisiana where she received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Louisiana State University. With a background in nutrition, she is interested in working with those seeking health management (including chronic illness, disordered eating, fatphobia, disability, etc.). She is also currently learning American Sign Language.
Lacey believes healing is possible through many avenues, and it is her passion to help others achieve personal restoration. She aspires to hold a space of safety, truth, and exploration for each person to deeply know themselves as well as learn to navigate a world that might challenge those same goals.
Personally and professionally, Lacey values and practices authenticity, kindness, and advocacy. She loves to spend most of her free time outdoors and trying to avoid mosquito bites with her husband, Dillon, and their pup, Theo.
Sarah Moats is originally from the Chicagoland area, but has now called Nashville home for more than half her life. She graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2002 and then went on to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences from Northwestern University in 2007. She worked in both hospital and clinic settings for a few years before owning and operating several barre studios throughout the south. During Sarah’s time working in the medical and fitness fields, she began to recognize the strong connection between physical and psychological health. This sparked an interest in treating individuals from a more holistic approach, engaging both the body and mind in healing. She is especially interested in working with young adults and couples as they work towards individual and relational health.
Sarah believes the ability to change and grow lies in everyone, and feels honored to have the opportunity to walk with her clients through where they have been, where they are now, and where they want to go.
When not at the counseling center, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, reading, cooking, and exercising.
Doc Holiday is known by his friends as Doc. He has been at the center for the past two years. Although he doesn’t see clients, he is available for the occasional head rub and snuggle. When he’s not at the center, he enjoys chewing the eyes off of stuffed animals, long walks, barking at anyone who walks by his house and naps.