Samuel Rainey

MA, LPC-MHSP
About Samuel

Samuel is a licensed counselor, therapist, coach, author, and teacher. He works with any and all issues in life but mainly focuses on individuals and couples. He specializes in working with men who are wrestling with what it means to be a man, sexual integrity, addictions, relationship or work issues, and anger management. He specializes in working with women who are looking to find and reclaim their voice in their relationships, working through issues of sexual, physical, or emotional abuse, difficulty in family relationships, self esteem, and codependency.

In couples work, Samuel brings couples to a place of sorting through issues of responsibility, sexual intimacy, and emotionally connecting to bring about mutual love and respect. He helps couples to identify negative patterns of relating and help to construct new relational styles built upon honesty and vulnerability.

Samuel is committed to hope-oriented therapy for individuals and couples of all ages and walks of life. Through therapy you can deepen relational intimacy, face addictive and destructive behavior, and discover what it means to live more fully.

Concentrations
  • Marriage and Couples Therapy
  • Men’s and Women’s Issues
  • Group Therapy
  • Sexuality
  • Anger/Shame/Rage
  • Grief and Loss
  • Abuse
  • Depression/Anxiety
  • Relationships
  • Life Transitions
  • Life and Interpersonal Coaching
  • Spiritual Formation
  • Intensives
Training and Certifications

Licensed Professional Counselor (TN License #2618)


 

Kathryn DeFatta

M.Ed.
About Kathryn

Kathryn is a Franklin, TN native with an M.Ed in Human Development Counseling from Vanderbilt. She has unique experience from working in residential treatment centers focused primarily on eating and exercise disorders with men and women. She’s also counseled patients suffering from addiction, personality disorders, depression/anxiety, and trauma.

She considers it an honor to get to sit and hold space with people as they wrestle with some of life’s most difficult situations.

Concentrations
  • Eating Disorders
  • Exercise Addiction
  • Body Image
  • Drug/Alcohol Addiction
  • Codependency
  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Sexual Abuse
Education

M.Ed in Human Development Counseling, Vanderbilt University

Training and Certifications

SOMEX mod 1


 

Jeff Grossman

MA
About Jeff

Jeff is a therapist and group facilitator. His style of therapy is both interpersonal and existential — interpersonal being the work of focusing on how individuals relate and connect with one another, and existential being the work of focusing on choice/agency, meaning, anxiety, and hope. He has extensive insight and experience working with couples, recovering addicts, and professionals, both in private and in group environments.

Learn more about Jeff.
Concentrations
  • Couples and Premarital Therapy Marriage
  • Addiction
  • Professional Development
  • Group Psychotherapy
Education

Bachelor in Systems Engineering, University of Virginia
Master in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Richmont Graduate University

Training and Certifications
  • Member ACA & AGPA
  • Jeff is currently pursuing licensure in the state of Tennessee under the supervision of Angela Thompson and John Marshall

 

Joe McNulty

MA
About Joe

Informed by attachment theory, Joe incorporates effective counseling models to work with individuals, families, and couples. His passion is to help people recover their hearts so they can be who they are made to be and do what they are made to do.

Joe has received extensive training in Emotionally Focused Couples therapy to help couples develop intimate connection, communicate effectively, and live passionately together.

Joe and his wife, Mendy, have four children.

Aside from his counseling practice, Joe has served in pastoral ministry for more than a decade.

Concentrations
  • Couples therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Family therapy
  • Addiction recovery
  • Grief and loss
  • Trauma
Education

Joe earned his Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Trevecca Nazarene University. He has completed graduate coursework from Nazarene Theological Seminary. Joe earned his BA in religion/philosophy from Trevecca Nazarene University.

Training and Certifications

Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT)

Certified in Pre-pare/Enrich Relationship Assessment Tool

Member of the Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AMFT)


 

Megan Moir

MA
About Megan

Megan is from Louisville, KY and enjoys yoga, travel, and Wildcat Football. Before developing an interest in counseling, Megan played golf at the University of Kentucky and went on to take a job in the marketing department at Nike Inc. in Portland, OR. After leaving Nike, she lived in eastern Africa for 6 months before moving to Nashville. She’s now in her third season of serving as the assistant golf coach at Trevecca Nazarene University.

Her own journey of recovery led her to pursue a Masters in Counseling, and she looks forward to walking alongside others as they seek to heal and live fully.

Learn more about Megan.
Concentrations
  • Addiction/Recovery
  • Codependency
  • Trauma
  • Life transitions
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Grief and loss
  • Eating disorders
Education

Masters in Counseling Trevecca (May 2017)
Masters in Kinesiology and Health Promotion (Sports Leadership focus), University of Kentucky (2013)
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of Kentucky (2012)Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing, University of Kentucky (2012)


 

Will Mooney

MA, MDiv
About Will

Will has worked with young adults, youth, and families for over 10 years in a variety of professional and pastoral capacities. Before joining Sage Hill as a therapist, he worked at Agape Christian Counseling in St Louis, MO with individuals and couples struggling with depression, anxiety, addiction, crisis of faith, relational dysfunction, and many other complex mental health issues. He spent a year leading sexual addiction recovery groups through First Light in St Louis, MO. He currently serves as a pastor to youth and families at Covenant Presbyterian Church.

Will’s therapeutic practice, while grounded in the Spiritual Roots System™, is an integration of psychodynamic, object relations, attachment, family systems theories; as well as what he has learned through his own recovery of heart. He views counseling as a collaborative process that within the safety of the therapeutic relationship, through both care and challenge, we find hope, growth, and healing.

Will is a Nashville native who enjoys listening to and playing music, traveling, ultimate Frisbee, and eating good food with good friends. He and his wife have twin girls.

Concentrations
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Couples counseling
  • Pre-marital therapy
  • Addiction
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Men’s issues
  • Adolescent therapy
  • Family conflict
  • Codependence
  • Grief
  • Trauma
Education

Will has earned both a Masters Degree in Counseling and a Masters in Divinity from
Covenant Theological Seminary in St Louis Missouri. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

Training and Certifications

Will is currently pursuing licensure in the state of Tennessee.


 

Sarah Norris

MA, LPC-MHSP (temp)
About Sarah

Sarah’s therapeutic approach is grounded in the Spiritual Root System™ and informed by narrative therapy with a blend of family systems, attachment theory, and interpersonal and existential philosophies. She helps her clients connect with their stories, become more mindful of their hearts and thereby experience emotional freedom.

Sarah worked with women at Windhaven House in Dallas, TX where she gained experience in comprehensive recovery support after primary treatment from substance abuse. As a case manager she assisted in every facet of the recovery process including individual therapy, twelve step immersion, life skills development, group therapy and family program. She has also gained experience in private practice working with depression, self-harm, anxiety, relationship issues and personality disorders.

Before pursuing a career in counseling, Sarah spent a handful of years in the music business until she began paying greater attention to her desires, hopes, needs and feelings. The Spiritual Root System™ has brought new life to Sarah personally and to her counseling practice.

Concentrations
  • Addiction
  • Adult therapy
  • Anxiety
  • Body image
  • Depression
  • Life transition
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-harm
  • Substance abuse
Education

Sarah earned a Masters in Counseling from Dallas Theological Seminary. She also has a Bachelor of Science degree in the Recording Industry from Middle Tennessee State University.

Training and Certifications

Sarah is currently working under supervision for Licensed Professional Counselor-MHSP.

Certified in Prepare/Enrich Relationship Assessment Tool


 

Laurence Towner

MA, NCC
About Laurence

Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, Laurence moved to Dallas to attend graduate school at Dallas Theological Seminary, where she received her Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling. As a student, she began her practicum and internship work with Windhaven House, a sober living facility for women struggling with substance abuse and addiction. She later joined the their counseling team, which included individual counseling as well as an Intensive Outpatient Program designed specifically for women and their families. She became very familiar with the 12 steps of recovery, as well as the freedom that can be found within the binds of addiction.

Laurence considers it a gift to be able to sit with those seeking change and healing. Her passion for counseling stems from her own recovery process and experiencing the freedom to live fully. She desires to share in the stories of others and walk alongside those seeking joy, truth, and hope within the struggle.

Learn more about Laurence.
Concentrations
  • Substance Abuse
  • Addiction
  • Grief and Loss
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Codependency
  • Self Harm
  • Relationship Issues
Education

Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling, Dallas Theological Seminary
Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership, Union University

Training and Certifications

National Certified Counselor

 


 

Sage Hill Counseling Interns

Interns & Practicum students

We offer cost-adjusted therapy with our graduate interns and practicum students. These budding therapists  are trained to use the Spiritual Root System™ and are under the supervision of Stephen James. 

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Office Information

Call (615) 499-5453

312A Wilson Pike Circle
Brentwood, TN 37027

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