About Us

Mental Health Counseling Through The Lifespan

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Con.cord [/ˈkɑːŋ.kɔːrd/

noun

  1. a harmonious agreement

Founded in 2018, Lydia Thompson created Concord Family Counseling to serve her community in Williamson County. Our shared vision for our clients is to live in harmony with their loved ones and have peace in the relationships that matter most. Although each of our clinicians have their own style, we come together under the core values of hope, trust, humor, authenticity, vulnerability, connection, and restoration. Concord Family Counseling is a safe place for people of all walks of life and where diversity is embraced.

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About Lydia Thompson, MA, LPC-MHSP

Provides counseling for teens and parents.

**Accepting new clients**

  • I started Concord Family Counseling in 2018.
  • Working with teenagers and their parents is my specialty.
  • I'm a direct and active part of the therapeutic process.
  • Even though I trained to work with little kids, I've focused my practice on teens for three years.
  • I worked at Lipscomb University's Counseling Center and The Refuge Center for Counseling.
  • My Bachelor's degree is in Psychology with a minor in Child and Family Studies from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
  • My Master's degree is in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Play Therapy from Lipscomb University.
  • I have an LPC-MHSP license.
  • I offer parent coaching, play therapy, EMDR, TBRI, CBT, solution-focused therapy, narrative therapy, and family therapy.
  • Aetna insurance is accepted by Lydia and offered via Telehealth only on Wednesdays
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About Emily Kerlin, MA

Provides counseling for children, teens, individuals, and couples.

**Accepting new clients**

  • Masters level counselor under supervision.
  • Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from The University of Alabama.
  • Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Colorado Christian University.
  • I believe walking into a counseling office is one of the most courageous things anyone can do.
  • I enjoy helping families learn more about each other through the therapeutic process.
  • I love watching kids and teens discover who they are and then share those discoveries with safe adults in their life.
  • I am intentional about meeting you where you are emotionally, and walking alongside you to as you become the healthiest version of yourself.
  • I believe empathy drives out shame, which is why I create a safe, judgement free therapeutic space, that is open to anyone struggling with anything.
  • In my free time, you can find me cheering on the tide, spending time with my friends and family, or enjoying a new restaurant in town!
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About Danielle Reeves, MA, MMFT

Provides counseling for teens and young adults.

  • Masters level counselor under supervision
  • Bachelors degree in Family Science from Anderson University in Indiana
  • Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Trevecca Nazarene University
  • I feel privileged to join teens and families on their therapeutic journey and I hope to empower clients to feel more in control of their life.
  • I offer a safe, supportive, judgement-free atmosphere to promote healing and growth.
  • I appreciate the risk and courage it takes to share your story.
  • I care deeply about helping clients live their authentic selves as they navigate through stress and life challenges.
  • I will be together with as you find hope, worth, and confidence again, through the healing process.
  • I take my role as a counselor seriously, therefore I am compassionate, down-to-earth, and empathetic but also intentional and determined.
  • I find joy in my family, friendships, and my sweet dog Penny. I love books, music, travel, good coffee, and great food!
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About Kimberley Proctor-White, NCC, MA, NBCC

Provides counseling for teens, young adults, and individuals.

  • Masters level counselor under supervision
  • National board-certified counselor working towards licensure in TN and KY.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Lindsey Wilson College
  • Master of Divinity from Lexington Theological Seminary
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
  • 20+ years’ experience working with children and youth
  • Experience working with at-risk teens, anxiety, depression, and OCD.
  • Taught youth and adult classes on cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, exposure response prevention, individual and group counseling, and therapy using music, art, theater, and dance.
  • Down-to-earth, great sense of humor, loves Jeopardy, Scrabble, and card games.
  • Actress, singer, and dancer who loves connecting with people from all racial and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Believes that people are more alike than they are different
  • Welcomes every opportunity to meet people where they are, and do my part to help people realize their full potential in life.
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About Michele Horne, MA

Provides counseling for teens, young adults, and individuals. 

  • I am currently a graduate student pursuing my Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Lipscomb University. 
  • I graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2020 with a degree in Child and Family Studies and a minor in Psychology. 
  • I am interested in working with teenagers and their families to help navigate the difficulties and transitions of the adolescent years.  
  • I am in my last semester of coursework and will graduate after completing my clinical experiences in August of 2023. 
  • My specialization is in Play Therapy and I am looking forward to using expressive arts and play therapy with my clients. 
  • In my free time, I love spending time with my friends, family, and traveling. A great meal, good music, and the beach are all of my favorite things! 
  • I hope to give teens a safe space where they can feel understood, seen, and heard! 
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About Hannah Koss, Intern

Provides counseling for kids, teens, and adults.

  • Graduate student in my final year of my Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program at Lipscomb University.
  • Graduated in 2019 with a BA in Worship Leadership (theology with an emphasis in music) from Belmont University.
  • Excited to work with children, teens, and young adults to assist them in their journey toward self-understanding, self-acceptance, and deeper connection with others.
  • I have completed all the coursework for my program, including the Play Therapy Specialization courses, and I will graduate in May of 2024 at the completion of my year of clinical experience.
  • When working with children (ages 3-8), I utilize the skills and philosophies of Child Centered Play Therapy. - I am looking forward to building upon those skills to help children navigate their complicated inner worlds and emotions, learning to work through their difficulties, express themselves in healthy ways, and grow into the best versions of themselves they can be.
  • Loves cooking (and eating good food), hiking or relaxing in nature, reading a good book, playing card games, exploring new places, music, and working with flowers!
  • Hospitality is one of my greatest passions, whether that’s hosting friends for a meal or making a therapy room feel safe, warm, and inviting. You can be exactly who you are here.

About Destiny Whitfield, Office Manager

  • I have lived in the Nashville area since 2011, and moved to Franklin in 2018
  • My professional experience after obtaining my Master's degree from University of Alabama at Birmingham was working as a Medical Laboratory Scientist for 9 years  in a clinical hospital setting and gained several skills in patient care and customer service.
  • I have been a stay at home mom for the past 4 years to my almost 7 year old son and 4 year old daughter.
  • I am happy to work at Concord Family Counseling because I enjoy engaging with others and helping other  any way that I can!

What We Do

Teen Counseling

Teen Counseling

For teenagers needing help navigating the difficulties of this
phase of life.

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Young Adult Counseling

For those entering adulthood feeling unequipped, struggling to "launch", or figuring out who they are.

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Individual Counseling

For adults looking to be free from mental health struggles, process their past, or improve relationships.

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Family Counseling

For families, who need to work together to escape unhealthy cycles and become more connected.

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Child Counseling

For children and their parents looking to practice new behaviors, process emotional difficulties, and learn new ways to work together.

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Couples Counseling

For couples who desire
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relationship.

At Concord Family Counseling, we are passionate about helping you create the life that you want. Our goal is for you to be authentically yourself, overcome what holds you back, and grow in your relationships.

A Look Inside Concord Family Counseling Office

Our office is conveniently located in Cool Springs. In-person and telehealth appointments available.

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