Stephen  Porter

Stephen Porter

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Tennessee Accepting Online
Brentwood Accepting In-person
Updated February 6, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Couples counseling
  • Trauma
  • Work stress
  • Depression
  • Entrepreneur mental health
  • Cult Recovery

Specialties

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events. These can be sudden, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse; or they can be gradual, as in the case with trauma experienced via recurring behaviors over longer periods of time (what we sometimes call Developmental Trauma)

Work stress - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Entrepreneur mental health - Processing through the emotional highs and lows of running a business; learning about one’s values and exploring how these values impact the decisions that one makes for the business

Cult Recovery - Recovery from coercive control, cultic, and/or spiritual abuse




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Stephen Porter is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $175 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $135 - $175
  • Couples sessions: $195 (50min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Tennessee)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
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Brentwood practice
1585 Mallory Lane, Suite #208, Brentwood, Tennessee 37027
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 5 years


NZCEFT, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy - Core Skills, 2023
NZCEFT, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy - Externship, 2022
Bradley University, Masters of Arts, Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA), 2019
California Institute of the Arts, Masters of Fine Arts (MFA), 2010
University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Arts (BA), 2000


Licensure

Tennessee: 5798


Languages

English

French