Find Therapists and Counselors in Knoxville, TN

Find a Therapist in Knoxville, TN

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It’s normal to experience mental health issues and relationship problems. Talking to a licensed therapist can help. Therapy can teach you more about yourself and your mental health concerns in a healing way. Many therapies are evidence-based and have been proven effective.

Since 2007, GoodTherapy has helped people like you connect with ethical, compassionate counselors and therapists. The therapists listed above, who practice therapy in Knoxville, are trained to protect client confidentiality and privacy. In keeping with our high membership standards, these mental health professionals are also committed to eliminating the stigma that keeps many people from seeking help.

Beliefs about how much therapy costs may deter some people from finding a therapist. It’s a good idea to contact therapists you’re interested in and ask about insurance, sliding-scale fees, payment plans, and other options to stay within your budget.

Rest assured there are qualified therapists in Knoxville who can treat a variety of concerns, including family conflict, relationship issues, anxiety, or depression. With our directory, the right therapist is easy to find.

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About Knoxville

Knoxville is the government seat of Knox County, Tennessee. It is located on the Tennessee River and has a land area of 99 square miles. The city was incorporated in 1815.

Knoxville has a population of 187,000 people. Ninety-six percent of the people in Knoxville are United States citizens. An estimated 10,100 military veterans live in the city.

The racial composition of Knoxville is 72% white, 18% black, 5% Hispanic, and 2% Asian. Six percent of city residents were born in a foreign country. Roughly 8% of residents have a native language that is not English. Knoxville is home to 6,900 Spanish speakers, 1,000 Arabic speakers, and 900 Vietnamese speakers.

People in Knoxville earn an average annual wage of $23,100. Thirty-one percent of adults age 25 or older have bachelor’s degree. Nearly 27% of Knoxville residents live in poverty.

Mental Health in Knoxville

Homeless individuals in Knoxville and Knox County have an elevated risk of chronic mental health concerns. In a 2016 survey of homeless people in the community, 78% of respondents said they experienced depression. Of these individuals, 29% reported being depressed every day.

In the survey, 58% of respondents said they had received mental health treatment at some point in their lives. Around 64% of people who had ever received treatment were receiving mental health services at the time of the survey. Of those who were receiving services, 32% had been receiving care for at least 5 years. 

Access to care is also a concern for people in Knoxville who are not homeless. An estimated 14% of Knoxville residents do not have health insurance.    

References:

  1. Homelessness in Knoxville and Knox County, Tennessee 2015-2016 [PDF]. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.knoxvilletn.gov/UserFiles/Servers/Server_109478/File/CommunityDevelopment/HomelessGrant/2016HomelessnessinKnoxvilleKnoxCoTN.pdf
  2. Knoxville. (n.d.). Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/place/Knoxville
  3. Knoxville, TN. (n.d.). Data USA. Retrieved from https://datausa.io/profile/geo/knoxville-tn
  4. QuickFacts: Knoxville city, Tennessee. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/knoxvillecitytennessee/POP060210