Matters of the Heart Counseling

243 Old Shackle Island Road

Hendersonville, TN 37075

Services

We are truly honored to be chosen by our clients to help navigate the troubles and issues you are facing. Often, however, you may assume one thing is the issue and as we dig, we uncover some roots that act as a life source to these persistent issues. Here are some of the concerns people sometimes do not think to ask about:

 

Personal Development

  • Personal Strengths and Needs

  • Self-awareness

  • Stages of Personal Growth

  • Finding/using your own voice

  • Second-guessing or self-doubt

  • Difficulty making decisions

  • Inadequacy/Shame

  • Relationship difficulty

  • Unhealthy Patterns

  • History of Addiction (self and familial)

  • CoDependency

  • Sexual Identity Issues

 

Career/Creative Development

  • Identifying what energizes you

    • Exploring potentially related career paths

  • Assessing past success and failures for professional development

  • Exploring Leadership styles and versatility in the workplace

  • Exploring some beliefs that may be holding you back

  • Identifying strengths and utilizing them to improve your needs areas

  • Artists, Musicians, and Public Figures in the Greater Nashville area- the stresses that come with being in the public eye, and the balance between the different parts that make up the whole person. (IFS- Internal Family Systems)

 

Crisis

  • Trauma, both “simple” and “complex”

    • Often trauma work can be stripped down to a basic Negative Belief about yourself you have carried since early childhood

    • Other “trauma” can be more complex with different abuse or suspected abuse.

  • Self-injurious behavior, such as; skin cutting, banging or hitting head, or burning

  • Suicidal behavior, often brought on by severe depression or a recent encounter with loss, especially loss by way of suicide.

  • PostPartum Depression/Anxiety or "Baby Blues"

  • Grief

  • Sexual Transitioning/Acceptance

 

Relational

  • Unhealthy relational patterns, or loops that are unproductive

  • Defensive posturing and limited ability to Resolve Conflict

  • “Communication” (aka the #1 reason people think they need relational help)

  • Suspected or admitted affairs

  • Spousal abuse

  • Codependency

  • Cut-off and Fused family relationships

  • Unhealthy boundaries (within the couple as well as with extended family)

  • Transference of issues across generations

  • Parenting support

  • Family based counseling

  • Grief

  • Religious Oppression

  • Sexual health, dysfunction, curiosity

 

Hardship

  • Feeling stuck

  • Feeling the life you know doesn't fit anymore

  • Feeling betrayed or left behind

  • Difficulty getting past old or current hurts

  • Feeling walked over

  • Feeling you don't matter