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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.


NPI March 2021 CE Meeting

March 12, 2021 | VIRTUAL EVENT

“Healing Narcissistic Wounds and Learning to Love:  A Case Study in Utilizing Buddhist Principles and Relationship Empowerment in the Treatment of Grandiosity, Shame, Anger, Depression, and Addiction” Presented by Philip Chanin, Ed.D., ABPP, CGP   Program Description: I will be presenting an ongoing psychotherapy case which illustrates some of the types of interventions that I typically make with patients suffering with narcissistic wounds, meaning deep wounds to their sense of …


NPI April 2021 CE Meeting

April 9, 2021 | VIRTUAL EVENT

“The Promise of Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy: A Paradigm Shift in Mental Health” Presented by Tom Neilson, Psy.D. , Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Tennessee   Program Description: A paradigm shift appears to be underway in the mental health field. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted breakthrough status to both MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and for Psilocybin-Assisted Psychotherapy for clinical depression and for end-of life anxiety. This presentation …



Join our NPI Meet-Up Group

Join our NPI Meet-Up Group

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...

It’s Not Their Fault

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...