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Walking together to discover and cultivate your healthiest, most authentic and vibrant self

 
 
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How about…

More peace & quiet in your head. More feeling comfortable in your own skin. More loving yourself and knowing yourself. More feeling secure in your relationships. More being able to just be. More feeling - and knowing - that you are enough.

Less overthinking and over-analyzing everything. Less comparing yourself to others. Less of feeling isolated. Less ruminating. Less feeling that no one knows or understands you. Less worry. Less feeling stuck. Less feeling miserable. Less feeling like you can’t break the pattern.

Wouldn’t this be amazing? Do these things every seem unattainable? Like, “I don’t want to get my hopes up and think it can be different..”? I get it; I really do. What I can confidently say to you is: It CAN be different. And I would love to help you get there.

By using a blend of therapies - from cognitive to mind/body therapies - we can take each other’s hand, take a deep breath, and start walking the path ahead to find everything you want more of.

We can work together to find the stuck places that have kept you locked in painful patterns. Read on to see how we’ll use your own body’s wisdom to help us do that.

 

The Nature Of…

Throughout the years of walking with clients through any counseling or wellness venture, something had started becoming increasingly important and deeply relevant to, not only look at, but rely upon: the nature of our bodies.

Our bodies are SO smart. They are vastly and profoundly intelligent, and they show us exactly what we need in order to heal, grow, and thrive. Problems arise when we stop listening to our bodies - when we judge, shame, smother or quieten the signals and emotions our bodies are trying to send us. When we slow down, listen, and connect with our body’s wisdom, we discover the path to deep and lasting growth, change, and transformation.

The smartest thing in the counseling room? It’s not the counselor’s head; it’s your body. I believe in this so thoroughly and completely that I’ve based my entire counseling and wellness practice on this idea.

The nature of our bodies is that they are designed to grow, heal themselves, and thrive at the fullest capacity.

Shall we talk about how?

 

Counseling & Wellness

Counseling and wellness practice… What does that mean??

Really what that means is that, one, I embrace the idea and philosophy of treating the WHOLE self; and two, I often collaborate with other holistic healers to create fun and unique workshops, where we invite people to look at the various realms of the body & mind (spiritual, emotional, psychological, physical, etc.) to create a context of how to achieve deeper and longer-lasting healing. Working within a holistic perspective, I have a deep understanding that each realm of our bodies has an impact on us and on the other realms. Emotional blockages often lead to physical problems; physical blockages often lead to emotional issues, and so on.

It is my profound belief - and very much based on my personal experience - that we thrive at our most optimal level when we support all systems of the body.

 

"How do i get started?"

Interested in the counseling process or have general questions? Start here, or learn more about my counseling specialties and approach.

Have a gander at my blog!

Learn about the various workshops & events I offer and join one of my upcoming events! I offer a range of events such as workshops, community & women’s events, therapeutic intensives, and group retreats, all with the intention of supporting the body in healing itself. In many of the events, I collaborate with other holistic healing professionals to create a fun and unique space to support the whole self.

 
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Elizabeth DeVaughn, MA, LPC-MHSP

Welcome!!

I'm so happy you're here. I love this work, and I'd love to share with you why I love it. Please click below to read more about me and why healing is so valuable to me, and also why I love to help people on the same journey. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have questions or would like to know more.

(615) 389-6150 ~ elizabeth.devaughn@gmail.com

 
You can choose courage or you can choose comfort. You cannot have both.
— Brené Brown
 

Wellness Tid Bit!

 
 

Current Happenings
 

 

New Blogs!

New Posts and video Blogs

Join me as I wonder, wander, frolic, ponder, connect, play, relate, and share my experiences of stumbling, falling, rising, healing, growing, and thriving. This is a special little space where I like to share what I’ve learned and what I’m still learning. Because we’re all in this together.

2019 Workshops - coming soon!

I’m harnessing my creative juices and energy in the new year to create some really fun and unique workshops - stay tuned!

New Year’s Party!!

Thursday Jan. 10th, 6-8pm

580 Franklin Rd., Suite 200, Franklin TN 37069

Let’s gather, let’s eat, and let’s celebrate our movement into the new year! Come meet with me and my fantastic office suite mates, a collection of some of the most talented holistic health professionals in the Nashville/Franklin area (chiropractic, nutrition response testing, acupuncture, holistic aesthetics, and counseling!). Festivities will include giveaways, raffles, activities, and snacks! Hope to see you there!

Unlike self-criticism, which asks if you’re good enough, self-compassion asks, ‘What’s good for you?’
— Kristin Neff
 

Counseling Services

"I need help."

First, I believe that is one of the bravest statements we can ever make.

Secondly, yes, let's get started on that.

I specialize in counseling for adults struggling with a range of issues.  So, whether it's anxiety, depression, relationship issues or beyond, let's look at finding your specific path to healing, growth, and finding YOU again.

My specialties include: Anxiety & Panic Attacks, Depression, Trauma, Relationships, Shame & Perfectionism (Self-worth), Grief & Adjustment, and Personal Growth & Transformation.

If you have any questions about the issues I treat, or if you would like additional guidance in getting the help you need, please don't hesitate to contact me.

**I proudly serve individuals of any race, nationality, culture, religious/spiritual belief system, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Everyone is welcome at this table.

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Imperfections are not inadequacies; they are reminders that we’re all in this together.
— Brené Brown
 

Workshops & Events

In the spirit of embracing the nature of our bodies to achieve deep and lasting change, I love to offer creative workshops, therapeutic intensives, and other events designed to help people do just that. Some of the deepest healing happens in community, where others can bear witness to our transformation and support us through it. Come check out my list of workshops and events where we explore everything from the wisdom of nature and how it aids in our healing, creativity, play, self-love, perfectionism/shame, mindfulness, and everything in between.

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Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
— Albert Einstein
 

Blog

I love to muse on life.  Especially considering everything I've learned from my own healing journey.  I like to walk through life with an ever-evolving lens and wonder about things like: self-compassion and why it's so hard; what IS considered selfish?  How do I be healthy but not perfect? Etc. I love to share what I’ve learned and what I’m learning.

Join me?

 
 

Begin Your Journey

I would love to walk alongside you as you begin your journey to health, healing, and thriving. 

Contact me to get started.

 
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