Alison Peak

Alison Peak

LCSW

Alison D. Peak LCSW has spent the majority of her career dedicated to two primary passions: integrated behavioral health services in primary care settings and Infant Mental Health. Alison has an MSW from the University of Michigan with an emphasis in Interpersonal Practice with Children and Youth and two post-graduate certificates: Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care Settings and Pediatric Integrated Behavioral Health. Working with primary care settings to increase recognition of behavioral health needs and increase access to quality behavioral health services is one of the key ways that Allied Behavioral Health Solutions strives for better outcomes for all. Clinically, Alison is passionate about working with families with children who are adopted, who have histories of early trauma, and families with infants/very young children.

Specialties

  • Infant Mental Health
  • Attachment
  • Adoption
  • Histories of Early Trauma

Education

  • BSW, BA-Spanish: Belmont University (2009)
  • MSW-Interpersonal Practice in Children and Youth: University of Michigan, School of Social Work (2010)
Catherine Tourangeau

Catherine Tourangeau

LPC-MHSP, NCC

Catherine Tourangeau, LPC-MHSP, NCC began her career in hospital settings treating substance use disorders before entering community-based mental health where she focused on co-occurring disorders. Catherine has an MEd in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University where her training focused on multiculturally competent counseling across adolescent and adult populations. Catherine believes in taking a flexible and eclectic counseling approach to meet clients where they are in life. Catherine is passionate about creating a collaborative relationship with clients to build a range of coping skills and increase wellbeing.

Specialties:

  • Mood Disorders
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Couples & Marriage Counseling
  • LGBTQ Issues
  • Adjustment Issues

Education:

  • BA Psychology: New York University (2011)
  • MEd – Counseling Psychology, MA Psychology: Columbia University, Teachers College (2014)
Cris Cannon

Cris Cannon

D. Min, LPC-MHSP

Cris Cannon, D. Min., LPC/MHSP, CCMHC, ACS brings a varied background of serving those who require care and compassion. As a parish minister, hospital and hospice chaplain, mental health therapist, clinical director, professor, and consultant, Cris has walked many paths with persons in need. His doctoral work in death and grief provides the background for exploring the issues of life and loss in their varied expressions. Cris believes that the core of the therapeutic relationship is the creation of a dynamic and empathic relationship with his clients. He is licensed as a Professional Counselor in Tennessee with Mental Health Service Provider designation, is a Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, and is an Approved Clinical Supervisor for counselors in training.

Specialties:

  • Family of origin issues
  • Anxiety/depression
  • Substance abuse
  • LGBTQ
  • Spiritual/religious concerns
  • Personal growth and development
  • Family conflict
  • Relationship issues
  • Parenting

Education:

  • Master of Divinity, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (1981)
  • Doctor of Ministry, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (1986)
  • Master of Arts, Counselor Education, East Carolina University (1996)
Brittany Farr

Brittany Farr

LMSW

Brittany Farr LMSW works with children and families by supporting positive parent-child relationships. Brittany completed the Trauma Treatment Graduate Certificate from the University of Tennessee with an emphasis on trauma specific interventions and the neurobiology of trauma. Brittany uses the Attachment, Regulation and Competency (ARC) framework in work with families who have experienced complex trauma. Brittany continues her education through training’s such as DC:0-5 by diagnosing and treating ages 0-5 and Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) focusing on children with behavioral problems and teaching parents skills to improve communication. Brittany further supports families in the community by implementing these evidence-based interventions into several Head Start locations in the Nashville area.

Specialties:

  • Early childhood trauma
  • Adoption
  • Attachment
  • Anxiety and depression

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Human Development and Family Science from Samford University in Birmingham, AL (2014)
  • Master of Science of Social Work (MSSW) from University of Tennessee Knoxville (2018)
    • Specific Concentration: Evidence-Based Interpersonal Practice
    • Trauma Treatment Graduate Certificate Program
Evonna Surrette

Evonna Surrette

LPC-MHSP

Evonna Surrette LPC-MHSP experience includes that of private practice, residential treatment, specialized day treatment programs, as well school counseling. Evonna has spent most of her career focused on treating pre-adolescents & adolescents with developmental trauma and attachment related issues. Evonna has extensive experience in leading different types of counseling groups, as well as psycho-educational activities that focus on substance abuse recovery, mental health, self-image, bullying, cultural diversity and much more. Through these experiences she has obtained great experience working with both the client and family units. Evonna’s passion is to help her clients so that they are able to excel on their life journey.

Specialties:

  • Mood Disorders
  • Developmental Trauma
  • Attachment
  • International Adoption
  • Eating Disorders

Education:

  • Masters of Arts – Clinical Mental Health: Grace University, Omaha NE (2013)
Brindy Savage

Brindy Savage

LMSW

Brindy Savage, LMSW has always been passionate about empowering people to discover and build on strengths that help them live a satisfied life. Brindy has spent majority of her career working with clients experiencing behavioral and emotional distress linked to trauma, depression, anxiety, and adjustment disorders. By taking a client centered therapeutic approach Brindy strives to help clients become more confident in their ability to overcome challenges.

Specialties:

  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Substance Abuse

Education:

  • Masters of Social Work: East Tennessee State University (2016)
  • Bachelors of Social Work: East Tennessee State University (2013)

Licensures:

  • Licensed Masters of Social Work (LMSW), 2018
Laura Beth Johnson

Laura Beth Johnson

MS

Laura Beth Johnson, MS has received her clinical experience from working as a therapist at an inpatient facility treating individuals who struggle with addiction. Laura Beth received her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Lipscomb University. In addition to inpatient, she has experience working in pediatric and medical settings, and helping others navigate through this process. Clinically, Laura Beth is passionate about helping those she works with find a place of peace and hope to move forward with their future regardless of what they have been through.

Specialties

  • Addiction
  • Co-dependency
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Family
  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression

Education

  • BS, Family & Consumer Sciences: Family Relations Concentration (2008)
  • MS, Clinical Mental Health Counseling (May 2014)
Molly Miller

Molly Miller

LMSW

Molly Miller LMSW has worked in the fields of domestic violence, child and adolescent trauma therapy, mental health therapy, and family attachment therapy. Through her work, her passion has become working with children and families, particularly as they work to heal from trauma. Molly received her Master of Social Work from Roberts Wesleyan College in New York. Molly has used models such as Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Child Positive Psychotherapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Group Attachment Based Intervention, and more. Molly continues her training and is constantly making efforts to become more knowledgeable and informed as a therapist.

Specialties:

  • Child and Family
  • Trauma
  • Domestic Violence
  • Attachment

Education:

  • Bachelor of Social Work: Harding University
  • Master of Social Work: Roberts Wesleyan College
Heather Britt

Heather Britt

LPC-MHSP

Heather Britt LPC-MHSP began her work in the behavioral health field in 2006 when she started working as a counselor in a program for teenage girls who had been abused and neglected. Since then she has worked in psychiatric settings as well as inpatient substance abuse settings. Heather has a great deal of experience working with co-occurring disorders and is very well rehearsed in the complexities that this presents for people. Heather considers it an absolute privilege to be able to work with people and guide them on their own journey of healing and self discovery.

Specialties:
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • OCD
  • PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bi-polar Disorder
Education:
  • MA Psychology: Western Michigan University (2014)
Jennifer Renner

Jennifer Renner

MS

Jennifer Renner MS has had a life-long passion to help children and families live their best lives. Jennifer gained her experience as a Clinical Director, leading teams of counselors and therapists in providing mental health services to at-risk children, teens, adults, and individuals with developmental disabilities. Jennifer has also served as a volunteer mentor for many years to empower and support individuals on their journey to self-improvement and leading more fulfilling lives.

Specialties:

  • Substance Abuse
  • Grief
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Self-injurious Behavior
  • Non-offender Sexual Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Parenting

Education:

  • B.S. Social Psychology from Park University
  • M.S. Psychology from Walden University
Loretta Muchukot

Loretta Muchukot

BCBA

Loretta (Lori) Muchukot is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who is licensed in the state of Tennessee. Lori studied clinical psychology with an emphasis in applied behavior analysis at Southeastern Louisiana University and Middle Tennessee State University. For the past 5 years she has served as an adjunct professor at Lipscomb University teaching the principles of applied behavior analysis to teachers and other professionals working towards the BCBA certification. As a consultant serving several school systems, churches, and vocational facilities, Lori has vast experience conducting individual assessments, functional behavior assessments, verbal assessments, discrete trial training, natural environment training, and creating individual programming to increase verbal communication, function living skills, while decreasing severe maladaptive behavior. Training caregivers, teachers, paraprofessionals, ect., to help learners excel in every area of their lives has been a major focus in her career.

Kat

Kat

Front Desk

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