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Single Parenting Brentwood TN

Being a single parent can be can be tough and overwhelming at times, but there is help. Meeting other single parents is a good way to gain support, get advice and share concerns. Check below for related information, products and services.

Ms. Donna Southworth
Donna Southworth, LCSW
(615) 370-8473
7003 Chadwick Dr., Suite 152 P. O. Box 2371
Brentwood, TN
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Tennessee
20 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Couple or Marital Issues, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Trauma/PTSD
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adults (26-59)

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Carla Ponciroli Babb, EdS, LPC-MHSP
(615) 335-4751
213 Ward Circle, Suite 101
Brentwood, TN
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Career Counseling,Depression,Divorce,Life Coaching,Loss or Grief,Parenting,Relationship Issues
Gender
Female
Education
I earned my Masters and Educational Specialist degrees simultaneously at James Madison University in Virginia. I have worked in the counseling field since 1998 and earned my License as a Professional Counselor in 2005.
Insurance
No
Membership Organizations
Carla Babb, EdS, LPC-MHSP

Dr. Nancy J. Stott
(423) 716-6992
7003 Chadwick Drive
Brentwood, TN
Specialties
Depression, Relationship Issues, Divorce
Qualification
School: Vanderbilt University
Year of Graduation: 1982
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adults,Elders
Average Cost
$110 - $130
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Noah Zapf, M.A.
(662) 415-9370
213 Ward Circle,Suite 101
Brentwood, TN
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Child or Adolescent Issues,Christian Counseling,Depression,Domestic Abuse or Violence,Loss or Grief,Relationship Issues,Trauma and PTSD
Gender
Male
Education
I received my M.A. in Counseling from Trevecca Nazarene University, and am currently pursuing a Ph.D in Clinical Counseling. I've received training in EFT, am a level 2 trained EMDR clinician, and am supervised by a Licensed Professional Counselor.
Insurance
No
Membership Organizations
Maryland Farms Center For Counseling

Lynn Nolan Husband
(615) 370-2885
Brentwood, TN
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Mr. Daviid Wright
(615) 383-5558
2323 21st Avenue South Suite 304
Nashville, TN
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Tennessee
28 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.), Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Couple or Marital Issues, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Life Transitions, Anger Management
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Mr. Terry M Huff
(615) 627-4191
215 Centerview Drive
Brentwood, TN
Specialties
ADHD, Anxiety or Fears, Divorce, Impulse Control Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Tennessee
Year of Graduation: 1981
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Male
Age: Adolescents,Adults
Average Cost
$100+
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Medicare

Heather Hendrickson
(615) 654-6677
213 Ward Circle
Brentwood, TN
Specialties
Addiction, Relationship Issues, Divorce
Qualification
School: Argosy University
Year of Graduation: 2007
Years In Practice: 3 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$80 - $120
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: No

Maria Gaskill
(615) 778-1871
Brentwood, TN
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Patricia Dean, LMFT, EMDR
(615) 438-3132
7101 Peach Court
Brentwood, TN
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Depression,Eating Disorders,Loss or Grief,OCD,Parenting,Relationship Issues,Trauma and PTSD
Gender
Female
Education
TN Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT)Masters in Marriage & Family Therapy (MMFT)Trevecca UniversityBS in Food & NutritionMichigan State UniversityEMDR II CertifiedPrepare-Enrich CertifiedEFT TrainedScreamFree Parenting Train
Insurance
No
Membership Organizations
Patricia Dean, LMFT

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Single Parenting, Facts about Single Parenting

Single Parenting - Four Role Models to Avoid


Nobody ever said single parenting is easy. As parents, we all learn with time. However, too often, the pressure of single parenting can be so overwhelming that it's easy to make mistakes.

Are you one of these single parents? Learn how you can avoid being one:

The Emotional Patient
Most single parents try to be a good friend to their children, which is a good thing. However, a problem arises when single dads or moms see their children as a source of emotional support. Children of single parents need stability and security. A divorce or the death of a parent can be a particularly traumatic experience for them. No matter how mature or old your children are, avoid making them your confidante on issues such as how much money you have or what a lousy day you had. Don't rob them of their time to be children. It is unfair to burden them with issues that are difficult for them to handle. If you need to speak to someone, speak to your friends or a counselor.

The Guilt Tripper
As a single parent, it is easy to feel guilty about many things. Not being around when your children need you, not being able to help them with their homework, and so on. The danger with feeling guilty all the time is that some single parents tend to develop a lower self esteem that they may pass on to the children. Don't be hard on yourself. Learn to take the ups and downs in your stride. And, by all means, don't try to bolster your self-image by fishing for compliments about what kind of parent you are.

The Permissive Parent
Children need as much love and attention as you can give them. However, some single parents make the mistake of being too permissive and never correct their children when it's necessary. Research has shown that the children brought up in overly permissive parenting style may develop behavioral problems because they do not easily accept responsibility.

Be firm and know where to dra...

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