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.
NPI strives to cultivate respect within our community for people of all abilities, ages, countries of origin, ethnicities, genders, gender expressions, races, religions, and sexual orientations. NPI stands alongside our Black colleagues, clients and community...
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...