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.
The NPI Connections Retreat is for members who are interested in deepening their relationship to the community of NPI in a relaxed atmosphere free from the demands of the workweek. We invite you to join us for two days of learning, connection, and renewal. As therapists we work in the face of overwhelming demands, bearing witness to the suffering and pain of those who also face overwhelming demands. What knowledge and …LEARN MORE
“Healing Trauma Through the Body: Intro to Somatic Experiencing ” Presenter: Patricia Dean, LMFT, SEP Sponsor: Discovery Place Learning Objectives are to understand the following: -The origin of SE. -How animals are related to SE. -How SE is different from other traditional therapy approaches. -The human nervous system. -The four basic SE skills. -The differences between Exteroception and Interoception. Presenter Bio: Patricia is licensed by the state of Tennessee as …LEARN MORE
Formed in 2014 for the purpose of facilitating community and strengthening connection between new and veteran members of NPI, our Meetup Group has been going strong for almost 5 years now. With over 225 members and almost 50 Meetup’s under our belt, Meetup has proven...
Inspired by John Stuart Mills and embracing a spirit of humility, intellectual curiosity, and a healthy dose of humor, we hope to lead NPI in an exploration and cultivation of Viewpoint Diversity.
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...