Ralph Childs LPC/MHSP, Coaching in Nashville, Tennessee, 37212

Ralph Childs

LPC/MHSP

Ralph Childs

LPC/MHSP

Professions: Life Coach, Counselor, Mental Health Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LPC/MHSP - 1683
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • AmeriGroup
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • ValueOptions

Offices

2200 21st. Ave. So.
Suite 409
Nashville, Tennessee 37212

My Approach to Helping

"Action is the proof of committed intention." The Human Spirit drives the desire to heal, thrive, and evolve. This is the basis of my counseling practice, and I invite you to come in and share your own personal story. If I can be of some help to you please contact me.

More Info About My Practice

Music and Creativity are a big part of my life. I worked professionally as a bassist and background singer for Don McLean, and had over 25 years as a full time recording musician before becoming a therapist. I have found that the Human imagination is often at the center of so-called "mental illnesses," and I work with people to discover a positive use for their inherent creativity.

What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist

Every person who comes into my office brings with them new perceptions and insights about life that I find profound. I love talking with and learning from them, and sharing stories, ideas, and realizations that help everyone experience their true selves.

Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Creative Arts Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Being a musician myself, I am very qualified to work with people in creative positions - music, writing, song writing, composition, painting, art, entertainment, TV, Radio, recording, etc. I have over 40 years of experience as a professional musician. I also work well with couples experiencing difficulties in their relationship.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Batterer Intervention
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Career Choice
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Anger Management
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Constructivisim
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Jungian Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Reality Therapy

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