Chris Elledge, Ph.D.

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Dr. Elledge is a licensed psy­chol­o­gist at the Behav­ioral Med­i­cine Insti­tute.  Earn­ing his doc­tor­ate in clin­i­cal psy­chol­o­gy from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Arkansas, in August of 2010.  Fur­ther­more, com­plet­ed a Pre-Doc­tor­al Intern­ship at the Jack­son Con­sor­tium in Jack­son, MS,  and fur­ther­more a post­doc­tor­al fel­low­ship fund­ed by the Nation­al Insti­tute of Health at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Kansas, Clin­i­cal Child Psy­chol­o­gy Program. 

Dr. Elledge is cur­rent­ly an Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor in the Depart­ment of Psy­chol­o­gy at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Ten­nessee, and is pro­gram of research focus­es on child aggres­sion, school bul­ly­ing, and the role of inter­per­son­al rela­tion­ships in youth func­tion­ing.  He has received train­ing in acute psy­chi­atric inpa­tient care, res­i­den­tial care for youth with seri­ous emo­tion­al chal­lenges, evi­dence-based out­pa­tient psy­chother­a­py, and pedi­atric psy­chol­o­gy.  Dr. Elledge spe­cial­izes in indi­vid­ual and fam­i­ly ther­a­py for chil­dren, ado­les­cents, and their fam­i­lies.   He also works with adults expe­ri­enc­ing anx­i­ety.  He approach­es his work with clients from the cog­ni­tive behav­ioral tradition.

Savanna Shepherd, PsyD

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Dr. Shep­herd is a Licensed Clin­i­cal Psy­chol­o­gist who earned her doc­tor­al degree from Mar­shall Uni­ver­si­ty in August of 2018. She com­plet­ed her Pre-Doc­tor­al Intern­ship and Post-Doc­tor­al Fel­low­ship at Chero­kee Health Sys­tems in Knoxville, TN. She received train­ing in inte­grat­ed care, with a focus on health psy­chol­o­gy. She also received train­ing in out­pa­tient psy­chother­a­py, includ­ing indi­vid­ual and group ther­a­py. Imple­ment­ing evi­dence-based prac­tices, pri­mar­i­ly Cog­ni­tive Behav­ior Ther­a­py, Dr. Shep­herd offers treat­ment for adults expe­ri­enc­ing anx­i­ety dis­or­ders, depres­sion, trau­ma, and sub­stance misuse. 

 

Robert L Devereaux, PHD

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Dr. Dev­ereaux has been help­ing peo­ple find peace, sta­bil­i­ty, and con­fi­dence in their lives even before com­plet­ing his grad­u­ate stud­ies in clin­i­cal psy­chol­o­gy in 2012. He has worked in both the pri­vate and pub­lic sec­tors in a host of set­tings includ­ing uni­ver­si­ties, hos­pi­tals, pri­vate clin­ics, and even jails. 

Dr. Dev­ereaux approach­es ther­a­py from a val­ues-based per­spec­tive, guid­ing his clients to inves­ti­gate and solid­i­fy their core val­ues and work toward rebuild­ing their lives around these beliefs. He has an easy­go­ing, warm demeanor and enjoys work­ing with both adults and old­er ado­les­cents. He has train­ing and exten­sive expe­ri­ence work­ing with most men­tal health issues includ­ing depres­sion, anx­i­ety, PTSD, bipo­lar dis­or­der, and rela­tion­ship prob­lems. His back­ground in inte­grat­ed health­care set­tings has pre­pared him well to work with the “whole per­son,” who has phys­i­cal, emo­tion­al, and social needs.  He has a strong val­ue for fam­i­ly con­nec­tions and tran­si­tioned from Dal­las to Knoxville in 2018 to be clos­er to his loved ones. He main­tains a deep pas­sion serv­ing oth­ers both pro­fes­sion­al­ly and personally. 

Debbie Della-Rodolfa, M.S., Ed.S.

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Deb­bie, a License Pro­fes­sion­al Coun­selor, earned her B.A. in Psy­chol­o­gy from Clem­son Uni­ver­si­ty in 1994 and her Master’s of Sci­ence degree in Coun­sel­ing and her Edu­ca­tion Spe­cial­ist degree in Men­tal Health Coun­sel­ing from Flori­da State Uni­ver­si­ty in 1996. Deb­bie has a broad range of expe­ri­ence and has worked in col­lege stu­dent coun­sel­ing cen­ters, coun­seled those with severe and per­sis­tent men­tal health dis­or­ders, and has coun­seled peo­ple deal­ing with depres­sion and anx­i­ety in all age groups. Deb­bie is a P.R.E.P cer­ti­fied mar­riage coun­selor. P.R.E.P. coun­sel­ing offers cou­ples tools to work through tough and per­sis­tent mar­i­tal issues. Deb­bie also works with adop­tive fam­i­lies, both domes­tic and inter­na­tion­al adop­tion, through Har­mo­ny Adop­tions of Ten­nessee. She edu­cates and coun­sels adop­tive par­ents on attach­ment dis­or­ders and issues relat­ed to adoption.