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Nashville Therapist Guides People Through Life Transitions

Nashville therapist Sarah Wieck, LCSW, utilizes an assortment of therapeutic approaches to treat a wide range of issues, but many issues, she says, stem from the difficulty of adjusting to major life changes, otherwise known as transitions. “Transitions is an area I love assisting clients with,” Wieck said. “Whether it’s retirement or divorce, any of … Continued

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JourneyPure Names Stephen Loyd, MD to National Medical Director

JourneyPure, a national provider of addiction treatment and mental health services, has tapped Stephen Loyd, MD for the National Medical Director position, effective immediately. As he transitions to this new role, Dr. Loyd will focus his efforts on the immediate implementation of universal medical protocols in all JourneyPure markets, in addition to providing consultation regarding … Continued

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What are the Benefits and Differences of Oral MAT and MAT Injections?

Medication-assisted treatment, or MAT, has proven to be the most effective form of opioid addiction treatment we now have. With a comprehensive approach, those in recovery can get the physical and psychological care they need once they substances. A major part of that care is determining what kind of medication will work best for the … Continued

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Vivitrol Treatment in Nashville

A substance use disorder affects all kinds of people, regardless of race, gender, financial class, or sexual orientation. It can be downright painful to witness someone is struggling with this disease. Addiction can take everything from a person and leave him or her with no family or friends or even a home to live in. A … Continued

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Senator Blackburn Backs Bill Aimed at Ending the Fentanyl Crisis

In the wake of the rising fentanyl crisis in places like Tennessee, U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) has joined forces with other Republicans to put into motion a bill that would help change sentencing guidelines for those charged with trafficking fentanyl.  According to Sen. Blackburn, fentanyl is “deadly and it is killing Americans every single … Continued

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TAADAS Lends a Hand to People in Need with New and Improved Redline

The Tennessee Association of Alcohol, Drug & Other Addiction Services (TAADAS) has enhanced the services of the Tennessee Redline, its addiction and mental health information hotline, to provide better support to callers about treatment and recovery options offered statewide. The next enhancement is scheduled to be in place by April 2019, when the Tennessee Redline … Continued

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Nashville Family Therapist Explains IFS, A Therapy without Judgments

Ragan Graves, LMFT, a therapist with the newly opened Green Hills Family Psych in Nashville, has been incorporating into her practice Internal Family Systems (IFS), a treatment model based on the concepts of self and its sub-personalities, or “parts.”   “I’ve found that young adults are open to the IFS approach,” said Graves, whose specialties include … Continued

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