Sara Scott,Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Service Provider

Sara Scott,Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Service Provider

1 employee
15 years in business

About this pro

I have been in the mental health field since 1995, and in private practice since 1998.  In addition to completing level II EMDR training, my approach incorporates the energetic body and spiritual aspects of the individual while using my professional psychological training as a foundation for treating a wide variety of mental health issues as well as personal and relationship issues.

In addition to private practice in  Nashville, I have worked in a variety of settings including outpatient and residential alcohol and chemical dependency treatment centers, as well as elementary and secondary education in the capacity of school counselor and Middle School Coordinator for Safe and Drug Free Schools.  I directed a large  church counseling center in Bellevue and have worked as admissions coordinator for an intensive in-home counseling facility for children, adolescents and their families.

I also have experience working with individuals struggling with self-esteem issues and enjoy working with couples or individuals ready to address the challenges of being in a conscious intimate relationship, parenting, divorce, recovery, and or co dependency issues.
The following are conditions for which counseling, EMDR and/or Energy work may be indicated:
  • Stress/Burnout
  • Life coaching
  • Performance improvement
  • Emotional pain
  • Effects of trauma
  • Life changes/Transitions
  • Grief/Loss
  • Relationship issues & Divorce
  • Stage II recovery
  • Family of origin issues
  • GLBT issues
  • Sexuality and identity issues
  • Spiritual crisis
  • Lack of energy/fatigue
  • Post operative healing
  • Intimacy Issues

I love watching the people I work with make a life transformation and step into their authentic power.  I use EMDR, somatic work, breathwork, walking, compassionate communication, art therapy, applied kinesiology and mindfulness meditation.  Not everybody responds to the same techniques so we discover goals and strengths and work in that direction. I love the work I do!

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Mt Juliet, TN 37122
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What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

It may take a few sessions to be comfortable sharing thoughts and feelings. I work at the pace you are comfortable with to achieve your goals. 

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology and thousand of hours of hours of experience, specialized training and continuing education after receiving my Masters degree

Do you have a standard pricing system for your services? If so, please share the details here.

My usual fee for service is $125.  Sometimes insurance will cover all or part of the fee. 

How did you get started in this business?

I am doing what I always wanted to do since I was young. I worked in the music industry and returned to school after I realized I was not as fulfilled as I wanted to be. 

What types of customers have you worked with?

i have worked with creative individuals who like to think outside the box, individuals in the music/entertainment industry. I like working with individuals who want to make changes or are going through adjustments and may need some additional support with the changes, maybe due to limiting beliefs.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

I spent the day at a friend’s farm with my family interacting with the 9 wild horses she rescued from various places

What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a pro in your area of expertise?

Find somebody you connect with and feel comfortable talking to. You want to feel like you have the best therapist for you and that even when your talking about difficult topics, you are comfortable and the therapist is on your side. 

What questions should customers think through before talking to pros about their needs?

Ask yourself what you’d like to accomplish. How will you know when you are complete with counseling?  How will your life be different?  What will you be seeing, saying and experiencing?  What will people be saying about you?