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The Nashville Psychotherapy Institute (NPI) is an organization of more than 300 professionals from all disciplines of Psychotherapy, Counseling and Mental Health. The purpose of NPI includes providing continuing education programs for practicing psychotherapists and promoting interdisciplinary dialogue and support among the various psychotherapeutic professions. NPI’s searchable therapist directory is a way for members to market their practice, make referrals and connect with patients.

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NPI March CE Luncheon

March 9, 2018 | Scarritt Bennett Center 2nd Floor, Bennett Hall 1008 19th Ave. South Nashville, TN 37212

“Mindfulness of Thought: Personally Relevant Struggles and Victories with Acceptance and Control,” presented by Dr. Ed Qualls SPONSOR:  Summit Behavioral Healthcare Location: Scarritt Bennett Center 2nd Floor, Bennett Hall 1008 19th Ave. South Nashville, TN 37212 Click HERE for directions and parking. Presenter Bio: Dr. Edward Qualls, Psy.D. is the Senior Psychologist at Parthenon Pavilion, the psychiatric hospital at Centennial Medical Center.   Dr. Qualls has been in practice in Nashville …

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NPI April CE Luncheon

April 13, 2018 | Scarritt Bennett Center 2nd Floor, Bennett Hall 1008 19th Ave. South Nashville, TN 37212

“Brainspotting,” presented by Kaka Ray, LMFT SPONSOR:  SensaCalm Location: Scarritt Bennett Center 2nd Floor, Bennett Hall 1008 19th Ave. South Nashville, TN 37212 Click HERE for directions and parking. Kaka Ray is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in brain-based treatments and trauma resolution in Nashville, Tennessee, providing timely assistance to individuals and couples facing events that cause a disruption in healthy functioning. Since launching her Nashville private practice in 2000, …

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It’s Not Their Fault

Here are some reflections on the kind of interesting conversations that psychotherapy makes possible. A few weeks ago, an adult patient of mine in his forties shared with me an email he’d received from his older sister. Their mother had been mentally ill in an...

Transcendent Resistance

Its 5:00 on a Thursday and I’m doing my clinical notes. Of the eight patients I saw today, five of them spent their therapeutic hour sharing their anxiety about various actions and statements of our new United States president. This is no longer an unusual day for me....

Get Happy: Four Well-Being Workouts

Original Article by Julie Scelfo in The New York Times Relieving stress and anxiety might help you feel better — for a bit. Martin E.P. Seligman, a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and a pioneer in the field of positive psychology, does not...