Tennessee Association of Pastoral Therapists

Providing collegiality and continuing education for clinical pastoral therapists and advocacy for the profession of pastoral therapy in Tennessee.

Welcome to TNAPT!

Our organization seeks to integrate the theological and psychological disciplines to equip therapists for providing holistic care to people seeking healing.

You are invited to our Midwinter Gathering!

January 20, 2023 (Zoom)

2 hours CE credit

Mason Hale

Friday, January 20 (7:00-8:00pm)
Central Standard Time
Attachment Theory and Attachment to God
Mason has earned a Bachelor of Science in Bible, a Master of Arts in Pastoral Care and Counseling, and a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Freed-Hardeman University. He is currently a PhD student in Counseling and Supervision at Tennessee Tech University and a counselor for the Harpeth Hills Counseling Center. 

Friday, January 20 (8:00-9:00pm)
Central Standard Time
Religious Interculturalism and Spiritual Identity in Counseling
Dr. Ribeiro is the director of Graduate Counseling and Chair of Psychology at Lipscomb University. Dr. Ribeiro joined the Psychology and Counseling faculty in August of 2012 after finishing his doctoral program in Counseling Psychology at Georgia State University. 

Dr. Douglas Ribeiro

For more information, explore our Midwinter Gathering page in the menu at the top of this page or click on the button below.

Become a Member of TNAPT!

If you are (1) ordained and/or endorsed to the ministry of pastoral therapy/counseling by a religious endorsing body, (2) a licensed mental health professional in Tennessee, (3) being trained under supervision in a mental health discipline, or (4) a student pursuing a degree in a mental health discipline, we would love to have you join TNAPT!

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Volunteer for Disasters-Response Counseling

MHART formed as a result of passionate professionals discussing how Tennessee therapists could serve the community during the pandemic and other disasters. Our primary purpose is to connect mental health professionals to volunteer opportunities quickly. For more information and to read about MHART updates, visit MHART Newsletter. To volunteer, visit https://www.mharttn.org/volunteer-registration/.

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