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Marissa Smarto, Pre-Licensed Professional. Supervised by Valerie Martin, 6452.

Current Availability:

M-TH daytime, limited evening spots

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Provides therapy in Tennessee

About Me:

  • My clients describe me as:

    Kind, genuine, and relatable. I strive to hold a safe space for my clients where they feel free to give feedback about what is/isn't working.

  • Something to know about my approach is:

    I offer an individualized, relational approach to therapy. I believe that the therapeutic relationship is an important contributor to individual growth. I incorporate mindfulness and trauma/acceptance based modalities including EMDR.

  • Together, we will:

    collaboratively work to get to the root of your issues, so that we can then work on the best approach to move forward. We will build a strong therapeutic alliance that will serve as the foundation for the therapy process.

  • I specialize in working with people who:

    may have been taught to numb, hide, or ignore their feelings, resulting in a lack of emotional awareness/expression. You feel like your problems aren't big enough. You may carry beliefs such as "something is wrong with me" or "I am not enough."

  • I became a therapist because:

    I believe that everyone deserves support and guidance as they navigate the trauma and difficult experiences of being human.

  • Something that stands out about where I offer therapy is:

    Many clients who come to the Gaia Center often mention how comfortable and cozy our space feels.

  • More about me and my practice:

    I know how hard it can be to reach out for help for the first time, and I would be honored if you are willing to take that step with me. Please feel free to reach out with any questions!

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