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.


2018 NPI Jennie Adams Spring Workshop

April 28, 2018 | Belle Meade UMC 121 Davidson Rd Nashville, TN. 37205

“Emotional Availability in Group: Expanding the Capacity for Intimacy in Group Members and Leaders” Presented by Jeffrey S. Hudson, M.Ed., LPC, CGP, FAGPA Program Description: As psychotherapists, we routinely work with our patient’s availability for emotional engagement.  Our success depends, in part, on our own emotional availability.  During this workshop, we will examine both the openness and resistance to emotional involvement in groups.  We will discuss common sources of resistance …


NPI May CE Luncheon

May 11, 2018 | Scarritt Bennett Center 2nd Floor, Bennett Hall 1008 19th Ave. South Nashville, TN 37212

PANEL DISCUSSION:   “Right Brain Therapy: Working with the Creative, the Artistic and the Body,” Panelists: Linda Odom (dreams), Laura Kreiselmaier (music), Joan Furman (reiki), and Allison Dowsley (pranayama/yoga) 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.



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....