Our Team

Meet Our Trained, Professional Therapists in Brentwood, TN

The professionals at Brentwood Counseling Associates each have their own area of expertise ranging from: individual, family, marital, substance abuse and adolescence counseling.

The therapists at Brentwood Counseling Associates are in private practice, so their participation on insurance panels will be on an individual basis. Some therapists are on many panels, some are on none. Call us to schedule your confidential counseling appointment.

David Elkins, Clinical Psycologist

David Elkins, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Areas of Emphasis

  • ADHD
  • Learning/School Problems
  • Anxiety, Depression
  • Adolescent/Young Adult
  • Parenting
  • Adult Anxiety, Depression
  • Religious Faith and Mental Health
  • Drug/Alcohol
  • Marriage and Other Relationships

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Jay Tift, Licensed Professional Counselor

Jay H. Tift, LPC-MHSP

Licensed Professional Counselor

After spending eight years in the field of team building, group dynamics, and leadership training, I realized that the parts of my work that I was truly passionate about were the times that I was able to connect in a real way with individuals or small groups about the things going on in their lives.

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Stephanie Insko, PhD

Stephanie Insko, Ph.D.

Counseling Psychologist

I believe that as humans we possess both self-insight and the potential for growth. I also believe that we use these traits to change patterns in our lives that are no longer working. But the challenges of our busy lives can make it difficult to implement those changes. I view my role as one in which I accompany people on their journey of change, as they strive to reach their full potential.

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Tara Hammonds, LPC-MHSP

Tara Hammonds, LPC-MHSP

Licensed Professional Counselor

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Mental Health Service Provider designation and have been practicing since 2013. In addition to providing therapy to children, teens, young adults and families, I also specifically work to address childhood traumas with clients ages 5 and under.

Kris Lott, MMFT

Kris Lott, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

I am passionate about working with individuals and families with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues that include anxiety, depression, grief, perfectionism, relational issues, divorce adjustment, suicidal ideation, and more.

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