Suicidal Thoughts therapists in Nashville, Tennessee TN
Most people have thought about suicide, but chronic suicidal thinking is something that needs to be addressed. Many therapists actually avoid working with people who are suicidal out of fear of liability. But someone needs to do it and our office is committed to doing so. Learning to build a life worth living is a premise in DBT that helps when you're trying to let go of "suicide as a solution."
13 Years Experience
Psychologist, PhD, LPC, PsyD, MSW, Marriage and Family Counselor, LCSW
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) was one of the first therapies to treat highly suicidal individuals on an outpatient basis. Because DBT considers suicide as the solution, not the actual problem itself, DBT therapists are focused on identifying the actual problems in order to assist with different, tangible solutions. Not only that, but DBT therapists are able to speak frankly about death instead of tiptoeing around it, treating patients with respect rather than patronizing with whispery tones and “concerned” looks. Within DBT, no person is treated as “fragile” and though the situation may be serious, we don’t take ourselves too seriously.
9 Years Experience
Marriage and Family Therapist, Ph.D., LMFT, CAS, EMDR-2
I have done specialized training to work with clients who are/have been having suicidal thoughts. There are patterns to address and safety patterns to implement.
34 Years Experience
Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Our team is here for you and your loved ones. Please reach out if you have a question about you or a friend or a family member's mental health. If you or your loved one is in immediate danger, please call 911.
23 Years Experience
I believe that many people have had, at some point, suicidal thoughts due to societal pressures. Each person is different in their thoughts, beliefs, and desires. I do not believe in the desire to keep someone alive for the sake of life alone, but rather that it is my job to help someone cultivate a live a life worth living without judgement.
3 Years Experience