Sasha Cory-Pack moved to Nashville 6 years ago from San Antonio, Texas. Sasha is a mom of a large blended family, which includes 3 hound dogs. She is a graduate student at Trevecca Nazarene University and comes from a multicultural and bilingual back ground. She looks forward to serving Trevecca Students as a therapist in both English and Spanish, and enjoys working with people from diverse backgrounds.
Sasha enjoys walking with people on their journey to growth and healing, and believes that all people can grow and change given a supportive environment, which can include the help of a therapist. Sasha comes to the practice of counseling with two decades of experience working with children and adolescents in teaching and social service settings. She enjoys working with all people, but is especially energized by working with young adults and adolescents as they begin their journey into adulthood.
Josh is from West Columbia, SC. After receiving his bachelors degree in Bible and Youth Ministry, he spent ten years working with middle and high school students in the local church. Through the growth and change he found in his own therapy, he developed a passion to help others through counseling. He is currently finishing his last semester in the Masters of Marriage and Family Counseling and Therapy program.
Josh believes that our feelings were given to us as alerts to point us toward the desires, longings, and needs of our heart. By learning to listen to them we can become more intimately connected to ourselves, God, and others. Josh works with couples and individuals on many issues including preparing for marriage, conflict resolution, overcoming behavioral addiction, and anxiety.
Leslie is a Nashville native and graduate of Vanderbilt University with a degree in Human & Organizational Development. She is currently in her last semester of the Masters program for Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is passionate about mental health and helping others as they find themselves through life’s challenges and obstacles.
Leslie brings a warmth to the counseling room and wants potential clients to know that she is here to walk alongside them in their counseling journey. She works to help her clients achieve positive growth, self-awareness, and learn to maintain a healthy emotional balance. In the future, she hopes to continue working with the college aged population and young adults.
Candice is currently a graduate student in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program after having previously worked in a number of other professional roles. She has experience in both the non-profit and business sectors which have taken her around the world including living in Toronto, Canada for 2 years.
Her interests are in complex trauma and the holistic healing and growth thereof while considering attachment and family systems as well as the implications of clinical research. But most importantly, she believes heart connection is at the core of our greatest need and thus, can also bear some of our greatest wounds. Yet, healing from broken relationships and unpredictable circumstances is possible. Candice desires to provide a safe place for her clients to land in the midst of life's turbulence and simply to facilitate health and hope and peace.
Brittany Williams is currently a graduate student in Marriage and Family Therapy at Trevecca Nazarene University. She was drawn to pursuing a career in mental health after personally experiencing the hope and healing that therapy and a self-care practice can bring. She is passionate about listening to people's stories and walking with them through life's big changes and transitions. She is also a 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher and has taught yoga since 2013. Brittany grew up in Chattanooga, Tenn. and graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in Communications and Public Relations.
Samuel was born and raised in Nashville, TN. He graduated from Trevecca for his undergraduate in Psychology in May 2016. He is currently seeking his Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy.
Samuel believes in the power of therapy and change. He believes that everyone has hard times, but does not have to experience hard things alone. People deserve to have connection and safety. Counseling can be an intimidating thought, but Samuel strives to bring safety to his clients and looks forward to helping people in his career.
Shaye Pennington grew up in a small town in Michigan and moved to the Tennessee area in 2015. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and is currently earning her masters in Marriage and Family Therapy.
Shaye believes that counseling is a relationship and journey where individuals persevere, problem-solve, and most importantly find a safe place to heal. This means that as a clinician, she is willing to approach tough, conflicting, and heart-breaking situations with honesty, acceptance, and a commitment to walk through the deep valleys with her clients.
Drea Pryor is a San Francisco, CA native. She has obtained her BA in Sociology from Fisk University, a Masters 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.
Christa hails from the farm town of Churchville, Virginia. She received her Bachelors in Psychology from Trevecca Nazarene University in 2013 with a minor in Art Therapy and is working towards her LPC with Grand Canyon University's online master's program.
Christa believes that personal experiences throughout our lifetimes shape the way in which we develop and move forward into the present and future. She sees counseling as a safe space of self-compassion where each client deserves room to grow healthier and stronger in self. Christa enjoys incorporating mindfulness, art, and sand tray interventions in her practice. She specializes in grief and trauma counseling for individuals and also enjoys working with clients of all ages facing anxiety, roadblocks in self-discovery, and relationship challenges.
Liz grew up in Michigan, and lived in Seattle and Chicago before calling Nashville home. She is currently finishing her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy.
Liz loves the self-awareness that therapy can bring. She believes in the therapeutic process and is dedicated to helping her clients understand and love their own stories. She believes in creating a safe, non-judgmental space to explore client's stories, in order to promote growth, health, and healing.
Brandon grew up in a small coastal town in Southeastern North Carolina and values the bonding ties of southern family and the catharsis and imagery of the shifting tides. He’ll be completing his Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy in December with a strong desire to pursue Wilderness and Group therapies. He is trained in Brainspotting and brings elements of Experiential and Narrative therapies into his sessions.
Brandon believes that change doesn’t happen in a vacuum, but rather, includes the people we love and interact with daily. Everyone is equipped with the tools they need to make healthy, lasting choices to bring Light and Love into the world – he sees his place as a facilitator to help people awaken to those possibilities within themselves.
Emma was born and raised in Nashville, TN. Her Bachelor’s degree is in Psychology and she is in her second to last semester of the Licensed Professional Counselor Master’s program at Trevecca.
Emma believes that counseling is about creating a safe atmosphere where clients can openly discuss their lives without judgment or bias. Emma enjoys incorporating art and interactive exercises into her counseling sessions. She values being warm and accepting with her clients and always strives to bring these traits into sessions. Emma enjoys working with all types of people and issues.
Mallie grew up in Atlanta, GA, and after graduating from Auburn University, she decided to make the move to Nashville. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy.
Mallie is passionate about providing a space for clients that is warm and welcoming with the hope of encouraging vulnerability and growth. She believes that vulnerable moments can lead to self-discovery, growth, and healing. Mallie hopes to walk alongside clients to a place of self-worth and acceptance.
Meet Topher. He was born and raised in Nashville, TN. His Bachelor’s degree is in Psychology and he is currently finishing his last semester in the Marriage and Family Therapy Program.
Topher believes that counseling is a safe space for individuals to navigate what is going on in their lives, to learn about your unique strengths and resources that help to cultivate change and solve problems. Topher strives to bring hope, warmth, and acceptance into his work with clients. Topher enjoys helping people with a variety of issues such as adjusting to college, anxiety, and relationship issues.