Andrea Clapp, LPC-MHSP
Owner of Rayne Counseling, LLC
With 17 years of experience in a counseling setting, Andrea is both skilled and knowledgeable in creating a space for change in individuals. Andrea obtained her undergraduate degree in Psychology from The University of North Carolina Asheville where she also played basketball on a scholarship. Due to her unique collegiate experience as a student athlete she is passionate in helping other student athletes navigate through this journey. Andrea obtained her Masters Degree through Lincoln Memorial University in Counseling. She worked for Youth Villages in the Specialized Crisis Program for 10 years. This is where Andrea developed a strong passion for working with families and individuals in creating changes in behaviors and negative thought patterns and cycles. Andrea began working in a private practice setting in 2017 and spent her first Life Connections Counseling, PLLC in Knoxville. Andrea became a Licensed Professional Counselor in 2019 and founded Rayne Counseling, LLC. Andrea is currently a Licensed Professional Counselor with the Mental Health Service Provider designation in the state of Tennessee.
Andrea strives to build a unique rapport with each of her clients. This rapport allows her client’s a comfortable and safe place to open up honestly and identify with their true self; and in doing this they are able to develop a self awareness that allows them to make desired changes. Andrea is able to help each of her client’s identify individual needs and create unique plans that promote change. She is passionate about building relationships with her client’s and helping them to achieve the level of functioning they desire. Andrea has experience working with a wide variety of populations, but especially enjoys working with kids, teens, and young adults. She uses a solution-focused, patient centered approach while using CBT, DBT, and expressive art and play therapy techniques.
Kendra Hart, LPC-MHSP, LADAC II, NCC
Kendra graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2013 and went on to obtain her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Adams States University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Mental Health Service Provider designation who enjoys working with families and individuals ranging from ages preteen and up. Kendra is also a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Addictions Counselor who specializes in working with families and individuals who have been affected by substance use.
Kendra is passionate about helping others improve their quality of life through evidenced based interventions. While Kendra is trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), her approach is often holistic and tailored to her client’s needs and treatment goals. She also enjoys using CBT to help change negative thought patterns and create healthier behavioral patterns as well as DBT to help others learn how to regulate their emotions. Her office is a safe space to discuss life issues and navigate a client’s path for the future. She frequently works with those who have been affected by substance use, trauma, grief, self harming behaviors, suicidal ideation, anxiety/depression, mood disorders, and many more. She is passionate about helping others create lasting change in their life
Hannah Thompson, LMFT
Hannah has 9 years of experience working professionally in the mental health field. She strives to create a therapeutic environment in which clients feel both deeply understood and thoroughly equipped for action so they can cultivate true and lasting change in their lives. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Applied Psychology and Human Services from Carson Newman University, and then earned her master’s in counseling with a concentration in marriage and family therapy from ETSU. She obtained licensure as an LMFT (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist) in 2018 and moved to the Maryville area to be closer to her now husband, where she was most recently working as a therapist and clinical manager at a large community mental health organization for almost 4 years.
Hannah has experience working with a wide range of clients in several different settings including in-home, schools, outpatient, and telehealth. She has helped clients with a variety of mental health concerns, and provides individual, group, couple/marriage, and family therapy to clients of most ages. She has also worked closely with clients dealing with substance misuse issues, crisis situations, and suicidal ideation.
She believes in empowering and educating clients to discover and implement tools to assist them in addressing and/or coping with their problems and has an empathic and client-centered approach for doing so.
Hannah has experience with and can provide Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Emotion-Focused Therapy for Couples, Person-Centered Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Faith-Based Therapy, Motivational Interviewing Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Structural Family Therapy, and Play Therapy for Children.