Jennifer Haendel,MS

Jennifer Haendel,MS

Telehealth Available
Professions: Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, Other
License Status: I'm a therapist practicing under supervision. Supervisor: Joy Reeves Samuels, DMin, LPCMHSP, FT
Primary Credential: LPC-MHSP (temp) under supervision
Billing and Insurance:
Fees: I offer free consultations for individuals and couples interested in therapy. This is our chance to connect, understand your unique challenges, and see if we're a good fit. My goal is to present an approachable and supportive environment where you feel heard and understood.

If we decide to embark on this journey together, my fee is $138 for a 50-minute session and $238 for extended 80-minute sessions. Every minute is an investment in your mental wellbeing and personal growth.

As an out-of-network provider with most private insurance plans, I can verify your insurance details upfront. This way, we ensure transparency and avoid any unexpected surprises.
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210 25th Ave N
Suite 601
Nashville, Tennessee 37203

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My Approach to Helping

Empowering High-Functioning Professionals & Couples to Navigate Life's Complexities - Your Ally in Finding Fulfillment and Peace.

Are you feeling overwhelmed, navigating the maze of life's complexities like stress, anxiety, or burnout? Do you crave a safe space to unravel your thoughts and feelings, yearning for deeper self-understanding? If this sounds like you, then you've come to the right place.

Hi, I'm Jennifer. I understand where you are because I've worked with many individuals and couples in your shoes. As a therapist, my role is not just to listen but to guide you on your journey towards inner peace and mental well-being.

My process is simple yet profound. It begins with empathy and understanding your unique experiences and challenges. Next, using a blend of professional expertise and personal wisdom, we'll explore strategies to help you cope. Throughout our sessions, I'll provide a helpful perspective and science-backed tools that encourage open conversation, foster trust, and get you unstuck and moving again.

Together, we'll work towards your growth and self-improvement, transforming overwhelming emotions into manageable ones. With me as your guide, you'll find the strength to navigate life's complexities and move towards a fulfilling life. Remember, seeking help is the first step toward healing, and I'm here to walk that path with you.

More Info About My Practice

I'm part of a group practice called "Therapie." Therapie is located in the vibrant heart of Nashville (Midtown), is a premier practice dedicated to serving high-functioning professionals and couples. Recognized for its expertise, Therapie specializes in providing both individual and couples therapy. The team understands the unique challenges faced by successful individuals and couples, offering targeted solutions to help navigate life with resilience and positivity.

At Therapie, we believe in the power of connection, understanding, and growth. We are not merely a therapy practice; we are a community of therapists committed to fostering an environment of healing and personal development. Our professionally trained therapists understand the complexities of modern life and offer empathetic, personalized care designed to empower our clients.

Understanding that each person's journey is unique, we offer a range of services beyond individual and couples therapy. These include group therapy sessions, workshops, retreats, and weekend intensives, all designed to provide comprehensive support when you need it the most.

In today's fast-paced world, accessibility and convenience are paramount. Therefore, we've extended our services online, ensuring you can access the support you need, no matter where you are.

Our practice operates on the fundamental belief that everyone deserves a safe space to explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences. We strive to provide this while empowering our clients to lead fulfilling, balanced lives. So, whether you're facing personal challenges, relationship stress, or professional hurdles, Therapie is here to help.

Join us at Therapie, where we turn challenges into opportunities for growth. Experience the supportive, professional, and transformative environment that makes us Nashville's premier therapy practice. Your journey toward personal growth and stronger relationships starts here.

My View on the Purpose of Psychotherapy

I often find myself reflecting on the true purpose of therapy. Why do we seek it? What can it offer us? To me, the answer is as layered and unique as the individuals who walk through my door.

At its core, therapy is a journey?a journey towards understanding, growth, and self-improvement. It's a safe space where you can explore your thoughts, emotions, and experiences without judgment. It's where you can delve into your past, make sense of your present, and envision your future.

But therapy is not just about introspection. It's also about gaining practical tools to navigate life's challenges. Have you ever felt stuck, overwhelmed, or lost? In those moments, therapy offers guidance, providing insights into your behaviors, patterns, and choices. It empowers you to take control of your life, make informed decisions, and foster positive change.

Therapy, in my view, is also about connection. The connection you build with yourself and with others. It's about understanding your needs, your desires, your boundaries, and learning how to communicate them effectively. It's about fostering healthier relationships?with yourself and with the people around you.

But perhaps the most vital purpose of therapy is its capacity to instill hope. Life can be tough. We all face setbacks, disappointments, losses. But no matter how dark the night, therapy can help you find the light at the end of the tunnel. It can help you realize that you're stronger than your challenges, that you're capable of healing, of growing.

So, if you're feeling lost, remember?you don't have to navigate this journey alone. I'm here to guide you, to support you, and to walk alongside you. Because your mental health matters. Your happiness matters. You matter. And together, we can turn your challenges into opportunities for growth. Let's embark on this journey together.

What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist

Being a therapist is more than just a profession to me?I genuinely love what I do. Why? Because every day, I get to be part of someone's journey towards self-improvement and growth.

Have you ever had that feeling when you see a puzzle come together? Or when you finally understand the lyrics to a song you've loved for years? That's what being a therapist feels like to me. It's about helping people unravel their stories, understand their emotions, and ultimately, discover their potential. It's about witnessing the transformation of individuals as they navigate through their challenges and come out stronger on the other side.

The human mind fascinates me. Its complexities, its resilience, its capacity for change?there's so much to explore and understand. Every client brings their unique experiences, challenges, and insights, making each session a new learning experience. This constant learning and growing is what keeps me passionate about my work.

But what I love most about being a therapist is the connection I build with my clients. The trust they place in me, their willingness to share their deepest fears and dreams, is both humbling and inspiring. I consider it a privilege to walk alongside them in their journey, offering support, empathy, and guidance.

Every smile, every breakthrough, every step forward that my clients take?that's my motivation. That's why I love being a therapist. It's not just about helping others; it's about witnessing the extraordinary strength of the human spirit. And that, to me, is incredibly rewarding.

So, whether you're dealing with personal challenges, relationship stress, or professional hurdles, remember?you don't have to face it alone. Let's embark on this journey together, because your growth, your happiness, your mental health matters. And I'm here to support you every step of the way.

My Role as a Therapist

Hi, I'm Jennifer. As a therapist, I see my role as a guide, helping you navigate your journey to self-improvement and growth. I'm proud to say that I hold a Master's of Science in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling from Lipscomb University. But my educational journey didn't stop there. I also have an undergraduate degree in music and philosophy. You might be wondering how this relates to therapy. Well, it has enriched my perspective and approach in unexpected ways, allowing me to connect with clients on a deeper level.

As a humanistic therapist, my belief is simple yet profound: every individual holds the potential for growth and self-improvement. It's this inherent capacity that I aim to tap into during our sessions. I often employ thought-provoking questions to ignite introspection. How did you arrive at this point in your life? What is your purpose, and are you aware of it? What choices stand before you, and what possibilities lie ahead? What will be required of you? What are your boundaries? How have experiences of fear, grief, anger, love, and loss shaped you?

These reflective questions form the core of my therapeutic approach. They serve as a mirror, reflecting your thoughts, emotions, and experiences, and encouraging you to delve deeper into your understanding of yourself. But I understand that therapy is not one-size-fits-all. Each client brings unique experiences, challenges, and needs to the table. Therefore, I adapt my approach to meet you where you are in your journey. Whether that involves utilizing specific interventions or applying behavioral science, my goal is to provide practical tools for navigating the intricate pathways of the human mind and heart.

Every session with me is tailored to you, focusing on your specific needs and objectives. It's about empowering you to take control of your life, fostering your growth, and helping you realize your potential. After all, therapy is a journey, and I'm here to guide you every step of the way. Let's explore the possibilities together.

On the Fence About Going to Therapy?

I understand that the decision to start therapy can feel daunting. You might be wondering, "Is this the right step for me? Will it really help?" Let me assure you, it's completely normal to have these questions.

Therapy is a journey - one that requires courage, commitment, and an open mind. But it's also a journey that can lead to profound growth and self-discovery. Think of therapy as a tool, one that empowers you to understand yourself better, navigate life's challenges more effectively, and ultimately, cultivate a life you truly cherish.

Still unsure? That's okay. Making the decision to seek therapy is a personal one, and it should be made at your own pace. To help you with this, I offer a no-strings-attached free consultation. It's an opportunity for you to ask questions, share your concerns, and get a feel for what therapy with me would look like. There's no obligation, no pressure, just a friendly, open conversation.

Remember, taking the first step is often the hardest, but it's also the most rewarding. So, why not give it a try? Let's embark on this journey together, towards a happier, healthier you. I'm here to support you every step of the way.

How My Own Struggles Made Me a Better Therapist

My journey to becoming a therapist wasn't a straightforward one. In fact, it began in a place you might find familiar - the client's seat. Like many of you, I've sat there, feeling broken in spirit and heart. The pain was overwhelming, my life filled with experiences that seemed unfair, unkind, or simply confusing. I needed to unpack these experiences just to function day by day without the weight of hurt or anger.

This personal struggle wasn't easy, but it was crucial. It was through this therapeutic journey that I found clarity amidst the chaos. I started to make sense of the seemingly absurd aspects of my life. And in that understanding, I discovered peace and strength. It was more than just healing?it was an awakening.

So why am I sharing this with you? Because I understand. I know what it feels like to be broken, to be lost in the maze of your own emotions. I'm familiar with the rigorous journey of healing, the ups and downs, the setbacks and breakthroughs. This intimate knowledge fuels my passion as a therapist. It allows me to empathize with my clients, to connect with them on a deeper level.

My own struggles have made me a better therapist. They've taught me patience, resilience, and empathy. They've shown me the power of therapy, not just in healing wounds but in fostering growth. More importantly, they've instilled in me a burning desire to help others on their path towards wholeness.

Every day, I dedicate my life to this purpose?to helping others find self-love, to helping them cultivate a life they cherish. Because I believe in the potential of every individual. I believe in your potential.

So, if you're feeling overwhelmed, remember?you don't have to face this journey alone. I'm here to guide you, to support you, to walk alongside you. Let's embark on this journey together. Let's turn your challenges into opportunities for growth, and let's cultivate a life you love.

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders


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Groups I Work With

    Are you a high-functioning professional or part of a couple who seemingly has it all together, yet feels a void inside? Are you in the entertainment industry, a first responder, or a healthcare professional, juggling the high demands of your role and feeling unfulfilled? If this resonates with you, I'm here to help.

Industries & Communities Served

  • Education
  • Entertainment Industry
  • First Responder/Medical Professionals
  • LGBTQ+
  • Military/Law Enforcement
  • Professional Sports
  • Self-Employed and Freelance Professionals

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Breakup
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Inadequacy
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry

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