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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 October 2020 CE Meeting

October 9, 2020 | VIRTUAL EVENT

Psychedelic and Altered-State Medicines and Their Clinical Applications Presented by Robert DeSalvo, LCSW Program Description: Learn about the therapeutic uses of psychedelic and altered state medicines.  Discussion will cover current therapeutic medicines including legal medicines and ongoing and proposed clinical trials with a focus on MDMA Assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD.  Additional topics include microdosing, psychedelic integration, and medicinal safety. Bio: Robert DeSalvo, LCSW has a private practice near Hillsboro Village …



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...