(931) 520-8435

Dr. Carole Lovell, Psy. D., LCSW  

My Approach

Hi, I’m Dr. Carole Lovell! I believe in the tremendous potential that individuals have for healing from horrific experiences. The mind and body connection is strong and lasting; Any experience that continues to exert a negative influence can be traumatic. I believe that God can heal all things, no matter how difficult. I specialize in treating trauma, abuse, and anxiety.

Furthermore, I am an EMDR Consulting Trainer and EMDRIA Approved Consultant, offering:

  • 10 hours for Basic Training
  • 20 hours for certification/approved consultant

Please ONLY sign up for the consultation you need at this time.

My Qualifications & Publications

My Qualifications


  • Licensed Clinical Social Work
  • Therapist, PsyD, LCSW, NBCCH
  • Years in Practice: 30+ Years
  • School: Southern California University PsyD
  • University of Tennessee Clinical Social Work
  • Tennessee Tech University-Secondary Education/English
  • More than 5000 hours of continuing education
  • License No. and State: # TNSW 1169 Tennessee

Additional Publications

ELLIS, OR. Rodney Ed. Treating Adolescents In Residential Treatment Centers Chapter Title “Brief Treatment Using EMDR”

My Additional Trainings, Certifications, & Presentations

Partial List of Additional Trainings

  • Trained in Treating Victims o Domestic Violence
  • Trained in Healing Chronic Pain with EMDR
  • Trained in Motivational Interviewing
  • Trained in Life Coaching
  • Trained in Critical Incident Debriefing.
  • Trained in The Link between PTSD and Borderline Personality

Additional Certifications

  • Certified Rapid Resolution Therapy with Clinical Hypnosis
  • Certified Professional Christian Counselor<
  • American Association of Christian Counselors
  • Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor
  • Certified Personality Trainer, CLASS INC.
  • Certified Critical Incident Debriefing, Individual and Groups

Additional Presentations

  • National Association of Social Workers- 4 International Presentations
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
  • International Conference-3 Time Presenter
  • American Psychological Association 1 Presentation State Level
  • Camp Pendleton Marine Base EMDR and DBT in Clinical Practice
  • Shaw Air Force Base-Integrating EMDR Into Your Clinical Practice
  • International Association o Partial Hospitalization -I presentation
  • 100 Presentations of EMDR Basic Training
  • International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals-6Hour Pre Conference workshop

My Story

Carole Lovell is the founder of Personal Growth Counseling, a privately owned Mental Health Center licensed by the State of Tennessee. At Personal Growth Counseling, there are currently 10 therapists, all trained in EMDR therapy and provide competent behavioral health services for all ages and multiple diagnoses. The center’s specialty is trauma and abuse. The agency is now in the 22nd year of licensure.

Carole Lovell brings more than 25 years experience to the dual role of therapist/Program Director of the agency. She is an Approved Consultant for EMDR therapy and frequently coaches and provides consultations for Part 1and Part 2 EMDR Therapy trainings. Additionally, she is a 3-time presenter at EMDRIA’s Annual

She is also trained in DBT, Hypnotherapy, and Critical Incident Debriefing. She does
Marriage Counseling, Life Coaching, and is a Certified Rule 31 Mediator. She Is a
Frequent speaker at National and International conferences and authored a chapter in
Francine Shapiro’s 2005 book, EMDR Solutions: Pathways to Healing.

Carole Lovell

February 13-17 hosted from Cookeville, IN Virtual Training
March 6-10 Jackson MS Greater Bethlehem Temple Church Sherry Bouldin
March 13-17 Huntsville A l Courtyard by Marriott
April 10-14 Alexandria, VA Hampton Inn and Suites Old Town Area
April 20-24 Johnson City, TN Doubletree Hotel Contact Brandi Maupin
May 1-5 Murfreesboro, TN Doubletree by Hilton
May 22-26 Lexington, KY Hyatt Place Hotel
June 19-23 Gatlinburg, TN Hilton Garden Inn
July 10-14 Houston, TX Hampton Inn Galleria Area
July 31-August 4 Richmond, VA Hyatt Place
August 14-18 Baton Rouge, La Hilton Garden Inn
August 23-27 EMDRIA International Conference Arlington VA Hilton Crystal City
September 13-16 American Association of Christian Counselors, Opryland Hotel
September 18-22 Orlando, FL Holiday Inn Express Orlando Airport
October 2-6 Lynchburg, VA Hilton Garden Inn
October 18-22 Virtual Training from Cookeville, TN
November6 -10 New Orleans, LA Hyatt House Downtown
November 13-17 Montgomery, AL
December 11-15 Atlanta, GA Hilton Garden Inn


509 N Cedar Ave

Cookeville, Tennessee 38501

Medical Location
513 N Cedar Ave
Cookeville, Tn 38501


(931) 520-8435



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