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About Me


Dr. Alice Sanderlin is a licensed therapist (LPC/MHSP) and Certified Recovery Specialist who works with individuals, couples, families, and groups and maintains a private practice in Nashville, Tennessee.

Having spent the last twenty years working with individuals and families as a counselor and mediator, I am dedicated to empowering others who want to change their lives.  

I view people with a growth mindset.  Aware that life has obstacles including complex relationship issues and inevitable life transitions, I partner with my clients to clearly identify blocks in their lives and develop goals for working through them. My style is  nonjudgmental, supportive, and relational. 

My specialized training is in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), an evidence-based approach that helps individuals become more self-aware and build deeper connections in relationships. 

I am also a Certified Recovery Specialist. From working in the treatment community, I recognize the effects of addiction both on the individual and on those in relationship with them. Including the family system, I partner with recovery team members to provide ongoing support for long term recovery.  

In my practice I frequently see individuals affected by traumatic events and relationship wounding. I am trained in Attachment-based EMDR and use Emotionally Focused Therapy with trauma survivors.

On a personal note, I have a doctorate is in clinical counseling, education, and counselor supervision. My  faith is Christian and I welcome individuals of all backgrounds.

In addition to being a therapist, I am a certified mediator. I volunteer at the Nashville Conflict Resolution Center as a third party neutral in disputes and partner. I also work with various nonprofit organizations benefitting the Nashville music industry. I enjoy speaking and writing on mental health issues including topics on relationship boundaries, managing conflict, and mindfulness.

"Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we'll ever do."     Brene Brown

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