Welcome to TMHCA!

Welcome to the website for the Tennessee Mental Health Counselors Association!

TMHCA’s mission is to develop, strengthen, support, unify, and promote professional mental health counselors in Tennessee.

TMHCA strives to:

  • facilitate meaningful and value-packed continuing education and networking opportunities
  • clarify and promote licensure and licensure application
  • coordinate, unify, and enhance advocacy efforts to promote the profession
  • connect counselors with one another for support and self-care
  • support and foster ethical practice and quality mental health care in TN

TMHCA is a Charter Chapter of AMHCA and a division of TCA.  TMHCA is in agreement with the Codes of Ethics of both AMHCA and ACA.

Allison McGavin, M.Ed., LPC-MHSP


Private Practice Counselor and Primary Therapist at JourneyPure

Jane Joyce, LPC-TEMP

Graduate Assistant, William Blevins Institute for Mental Health and Spirituality

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If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, call now.  Help is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  855-CRISIS-1 or 855-274-7471

TN Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

National Alliance on Mental Illness – Tennessee