Allison Hunnicutt, LMFT, CCTP, CSAT
Allison is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who earned her Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Trevecca Nazarene University. She believes that all behavior makes sense in the context of someone's story. She greatly empowers individuals and couples to heal from trauma, learn from setbacks, and create the life they have longed for. Allison works from an strong attachment perspective believing that when we can be more securely attached to ourselves and others, we encompass the skills needed to weather any storm that comes in our life.
In addition to her Master's Degree and educational training, Allison has received extensive training in the areas of Trauma, Addiction, Intimacy Disorders, and ADHD.
Allison is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, Certified ADHD Service Provider, and is trained in EMDR, EFT therapy for couples, Prepare and Enrich.
Through her education, life experience, and her extensive training, Allison has been able to help thousands of clients work through the road blocks of their life and achieve a level of freedom and satisfaction they didn't know existed.
Jillian Locke, MS, Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Jillian Locke is a Master’s level graduate from Lipscomb University with a degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling who is currently pursuing permanent professional licensure in the state of TN under the supervision of Allison Hunnicutt. She believes in treating each client in a holistic manner, meaning that there are many parts to each person that create your whole being. Because of this, Jillian strives to cultivate a safe and welcoming space for every part of each client to exist. She delights in helping guide individuals to finding health in every area of their lives through processing and gaining deeper insight.
In Jillian’s experience as a counselor, she has sat with individuals who have faced a broad range of issues. A few of her clinical interests include relational issues, sexual trauma, spiritual issues, grief, and issues with self-esteem and worth. She has a passion for working with adolescent girls and adult women through a collaborative relationship where goals and approaches are tailored to client’s specific needs.
Taking the first step can be intimidating and she applauds the bravery and courage in reaching out and trusting her. Wherever you are in life, Jillian believes that you aren’t meant to walk through it alone. She finds it to be an honor to walk through it together, meeting individuals where they are at and helping them experience true healing and freedom.
Nick Camillo, Counseling Intern
Nick Camillo is a Master's Level Intern at Anchored in Healing and is currently studying Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Trevecca Nazarene University. He is an active member of the American Counseling Association and the Tennessee Chapter of Licensed Professional Counselors Association
Nick has a desire to work with children, adults, individuals, and couples. Through his own life and his education, he has developed a passion for helping clients work through difficult struggles in life. Through his personal and professional experiences he believes that quality care should be accessible to everyone and is committed to providing that for clients. Prior to graduate school Nick has worked in many environments that required superior interpersonal communication skills. Through these experiences he has been able to practice relational skills, empathy, effective listening and attunement of emotion, all of which are just some of the gifts he brings to the therapeutic relationship.
In Nick's spare time he enjoys spending time out doors camping and hiking. He also loves Jiu Jitsu and watching Netflix.
Marlow Amick, Counseling Intern
Marlow Amick is a Master's Level Intern at Anchored in Healing and is currently working towards a Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Messiah University. She is an active member of the academic honor society Chi Sigma Iota, the American Counseling Association and the Tennessee Chapter of Licensed Professional Counselors Association
Marlow is known in her personal life as the "listener" or "translator" for her ability to sit with others and help them process their thoughts and emotions. She has a heart for working with young adults and adolescents, as well as older adults and those suffering from illness or disabilities. She is a lifelong learner and seeks opportunities to further educate herself. In addition to her graduate program, Marlow has received training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), trauma, and is trained in Brainspotting. Marlow has experience working with individuals diagnosed with personality disorders, depression, anxiety, trauma in a structured treatment center setting as well as private practice. Marlow has witnessed disparities in the medical and mental health communities and hopes to help close the gaps in those systems.
Marlow believes seeking support for mental health is a courageous act. She treats the vulnerability and trust exchanged in her client-counselor relationships as an honor. She has seen the benefits of mindfulness, meditation, and expressive arts and aims to incorporate them into her practice. In her free time, Marlow enjoys working with her hands on creative projects. She has two dogs, a border collie and a labradoodle, who keep her active and exploring.
JoAnn Breiner, LPC-MHSP
National Board Certified and Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Service Provider, JoAnn is passionate about helping others. She received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2004 from The University of Dayton and Bachelor's of Science from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. JoAnn studied abroad in Luxembourg, France, Belgium, Austria, Germany and Switzerland upon completing her degrees.
Mrs. Breiner conducted group and individual therapy in a detention center in Cincinnati, Ohio and worked with victims of sexual abuse. Later in her career, she counseled in a community mental health center in Miami, Florida. Breiner has developed treatment plans for individuals, couples, and groups. Mrs. Breiner partnered with the Department of Children and Families in Miami, Florida to conduct Level of Care Assessments. She has completed CANS training, Trauma Focused-CBT training, training with the Gottman Institute and training in PolyVagal Theory.
Along with working in the community mental health field, Mrs. Breiner served as director of college counseling in Miami, FL and spent two years as a Crisis Counselor in the high school setting.
Jennifer Pascual, MSW Intern
Jennifer Pascual is a Master’s Level Intern at Anchored in Healing and is currently working toward a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Middle Tennessee State University. Jennifer is a member of the National Association of Social Workers. When Jennifer thinks about her role as a therapist, she is reminded of a quote “Like empathy, story stewardship is not walking in someone else’s shoes, it’s being curious and building trust as they tell you about the experience of being in their own shoes. It’s about believing people when they tell you what an experience meant to them” -Brene Brown
Jennifer comes to Anchored in Healing with 20 years of experience in working with the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services in various capacities, including working with children and families moving through the foster care system and child protective services. Jennifer has extensive training and understanding of childhood trauma and how it impacts individuals and families, as well as working with individuals and families in healing from trauma, abuse, and addiction. Jennifer completed training in Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is currently in the process of completing her Certification as a Sex Addition Therapist (CSAT-C).
Jennifer loves people and never meets a stranger. When Jennifer is not at work, she loves spending time with her two teenagers, husband, two dogs, and having fun with her friends.