Mental Health Services
Alternative Counseling Center was founded in 1995 with a particular goal in mind: to offer our clients an alternative to seeking out numerous individual specialists in order to address each particular aspect of mental health and wellness. Alternative Counseling Center – ACC – is an association of several types of independent practitioners working together as a team in one location. We believe this approach allows us to offer a thorough, well-rounded approach to assisting in the healing process of our clients. Our doctors and therapists are skilled in a wide range of therapeutic practices, and we offer a broad range of services to individuals, families, and children. Visit “Our Staff” to learn more about our team. We welcome all races, ethnicities, religions, and sexual orientations.
Our family counseling and foster care services are varied to be able to meet the needs of our clients, and we are continually creating new programs in response to identified needs in a particular area. The common thread is that we provide counseling and support services in-home and in community-based settings throughout Tennessee. We emphasize the strengths and uniqueness of each youth and family. All our family counseling and foster care services are offered by trained therapists and counselors under the direct supervision of licensed clinicians.
Catholic Charities Counseling Program is designed to benefit adults, adolescents and children. The program does not treat chemical dependency as a primary diagnosis, nor do we treat psychotic disorders. We work with persons having emotional, behavioral or adjustment issues. In working with children and adolescents, special emphasis is placed on exploring how emotions and behavior influence one another. Coping skills such as positive reinforcement, realistic, individual goal setting, and personal responsibility, are taught to clients of all ages.
Cherokee Health Systems’ roots are planted firmly in East Tennessee. Since 1960, we have served the health care needs of our neighbors. Our philosophy is simple, we believe the best approach to wellness involves treating both the body and mind. That’s why we offer an array of comprehensive primary care, behavioral health, and prevention programs and services. Whether you need medical, dental or behavioral health care, our compassionate, dedicated staff is here to help you. There are many locations in Knox County so please visit website for most convienient.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is a national organization with local chapters. DBSA offers information on support groups, and information and resources for individuals with depression and bi-polar disorder.
The center is a therapeutic residential community that provides a clean, nurturing environment where clients with substance abuse or co-occuring disorders can receive treatment to help insure freedom from the devastating cycle of addiction and achieve a successful transtition to healthy, independent living. It offers long term residential treatment in a home-type setting that is designed to address the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual dysfunctions of persons involved in a substance abusing lifestyle. In addition to housing, counseling, and referrals to supporting agencies, the trained staff members at the E. M. Jellinek Center teach effective social interaction, anger management, relapse prevention, and day to day living skills.
It is our vision to be the Agency of choice for young people in crisis. We will accomplish this by creating communities where young people and families receive support, advocacy, and stability. Residentially, we strive to give young women and men the help and skills they need to become the best that they can be. With all of our clients, we work to teach them how to take care of themselves, giving them back their self-esteem, and teaching them skills for a productive adult life.
Health Connect America provides in-home counseling services to at-risk youth and their families experiencing serious issues including grief, abandonment, anger management, substance abuse and family conflict. The programs are designed to address these issues, to support the preservation of families and to improve the lives of children-at-risk and their families living in Tennessee. They offer these services: In Home Family Preservation Services, Intensive Outpatient Services (IOP), Outpatient Services, and Case Management Services.
The Helen Ross McNabb Center is a premier not_for_profit provider of behavioral health services in East Tennessee. Since 1948, the Center has provided quality and compassionate care to children, adults and families experiencing mental illness, addiction and social challenges. As the Center celebrates more than 65 years of providing services to communities in East Tennessee, its mission remains clear and simple; ÒImproving the lives of the people we serve.Ó
A comprehensive health care clinc that provides the following services: Dental Care, Pediatric & Adult Primary Medical Care, Eye Care, Gynecological Care, Mental Health Services, Cardiology, and Referrals to specialists that accept sliding scale.
Knoxville Area Project Access (KAPA) is an initiative led by the physicians of the Knoxville Academy of Medicine to coordinate healthcare services for low-income, uninsured residents of Knox County including Primary Care, Specialty Care, Hospital Inpatient & Outpatient Services, Lab Services, Rehabilitation Services, Psychiatric Care, and Pharmacy Support.
The Mental Health Association of East Tennessee provides early intervention (free mental health screenings) & peer support / assistance for individuals via the Peer Recovery Call Center. The Peer Recovery Call Center helps individuals find mental health & addiction treatment resources in Tennessee.
Membership organization providing education and support to families and friends of persons with mental illness.
Peninsula, a division of Parkwest Medical Center, has set a new standard for effective, innovative and caring psychiatric services in East Tennessee. With a combined total of more than 75 years of experience, Peninsula has helped thousands of people recover from disorders and dependencies, and lead healthy, positive and productive lives.Offering both inpatient and outpatient services for children, adolescents and adults, Peninsula is a leader in the changing healthcare environment. The hospital is located in Blount County, with outpatient centers in Knox, Blount, Loudon and Sevier Counties. Additionally, Peninsula offers care specifically designed for seniors with co-existing psychiatric and medical conditions at the Senior Behavioral Center located at Parkwest Medical Center. Peninsula is truly committed to improving the health of the people and communities it serves.
Tennessee Voices for Children seeks to become a diversely funded, accredited organization providing best practice in advocacy and services for the emotional and behavioral well-being of children and their families in the state of TN.
The University of Tennessee Psychological Clinic is the primary training site for the doctoral program in Clinical Psychology. At our Clinic, our advanced doctoral students assess and treat children, adolescents, adults, and couples/families for a wide spectrum of behavioral and mental health conditions. Our Clinic strives to offer you quality mental health care in a confidential, safe environment.
Youth Villages is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to helping emotionally and behaviorally troubled children and their families live successfully. We help more than 22,000 children and families each year from more than 20 states and Washington, D.C. Our Evidentiary Family Restoration¨ approach involves intensive work with the child and family, a focus on measuring outcomes, keeping children in the community whenever safely possible, and providing accountability to families and funders. The EFR approach produces lasting success for children with success rates twice that of traditional services at one-third the cost of traditional care.