Brian Poynter, LPC/MHSP

Brian Poynter, LPC/MHSP

Professions: Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychotherapy
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LPC/MHSP - 1690
Verified Credentials
1-800-651-8085 ext. 30596
Office 1
2300 21ST Ave S
Ste 101
Nashville, Tennessee 37212 - United States
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Billing and Insurance

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: Individual 50 minute session: $130.00
Couples 50 minute session: $165

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During my years of both private practice and inpatient psychiatric care I have learned that many people need a caring, compassionate, and experienced sounding board to better understand the issues in their life. My approach is based in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy but is somewhat eclectic in that I want to be your coach and cheerleader so that you can experience a fully actualized self.

Email or Call Brian Poynter, LPC/MHSP at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 30596

More Info About My Practice

My fee for an individual 50 minute session is $130. Couples sessions are $165. While I am credentialed with most health insurance companies, I am not "in-network" and considered an "out-of-network provider". With most plans your insurance company will reimburse you for a portion of the fee paid to me. Please check with your insurance plan to know what your insurance will cover.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
  • Home-Based Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Breakup
  • Chronic Pain
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Family Problems
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Hoarding
  • Identity Issues
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Money and Financial Issues
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Psychosis
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Actualization
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Trust Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

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