10434 Jackson Oaks Way
Knoxville, Tennessee 37922
865-281-1408

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Connie Ward, LPC/MHSP

Connie Ward is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Mental Health Service Provider in the state of Tennessee. Connie welcomes challenges in her work with clients, and values every unique perspective offered through the process of counseling. After completing her Master’s degree at Lincoln Memorial University, she worked within community service agencies, local court systems, in residential settings, and in crisis management. Connie has been in the field of counseling and social services for over 20 years. She has worked with a wide range of populations including children, adolescents, and families. Connie helps her clients address their symptoms of anxiety and depression, substance abuse issues, grief and loss counseling, life skills development, stress-reduction, and anger management. Connie expresses empathy with those she serves. She herself has experienced a variety of challenging life experiences, so she knows what this can be like. In her free time, Connie enjoys painting, woodworking, and watching old movies. Connie possesses the ability to offer a variety of clinical interventions that are evidence-based and client-focused. She commonly works with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy frameworks, and has a growing affinity for Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Her approach to counseling is geared towards meeting you where you are, in order to address your unique circumstances. Connie looks forward to working with you to help you achieve your counseling goals. Connie possesses the belief that, “overcoming struggles and reaching success is not only possible, but a right that everyone should have.”

Specialties

Children 6-12
Adolescents 13-17
Adults 18-64
Adults 65+
Family Therapy
Anxiety / Stress / Panic / Phobias
Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD/ADD)
Autism Spectrum Disorder / Asperger's Counseling
Depression
Eating Disorders (Anorexia/Bulimia/Binge Eating)
Mood Disorders/Bipolar Disorder
Personality Disorders
Christian Counseling
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Expressive Arts Therapy (Art/Music/Dance Therapy)
Family Systems / Attachment Based Family Therapy
Mindfulness / Meditation
Academic / Occupational / Work Issues/ Career
Adoption / Foster care
Anger Management
Divorce / Custody Disputes
Grief / Loss / Bereavement
Health / Medical Problems
LGBTQIA

Insurance

Aetna
Bright Health
Cigna
UBH/UHC/UMR
Optum
VACCN
Tricare
BHS