Who We Are

A group of multi-disciplinary professionals offering high-quality, collaborative mental and behavioral healthcare treatment for children, adolescents, adults, and families in Nashville and Franklin.

Supporting Teens, Families, and adults

Our Mission

At Nashville Child and Family Wellness Center (NCFWC), we are dedicated to deliver services that include the highest quality, collaborative, evidence-based mental health care for children, adolescents, young adults, adults, and families in our community while fostering an environment of education for providers new and seasoned. We have a unique collaborative approach among multidisciplinary professionals who are easily accessible under one roof and function as a team. This unique approach allows us to make real contributions to our community.

Providing a path to healing in Nashville and Franklin.

Nashville Child and Family Wellness Center is a mental health treatment center that services children, adolescents, adults, and families. Nashville Child and Family Wellness Center offers assessment and treatment for most mental health challenges, including anxiety and OCD-related disorders, mood disorders, ADHD and behavioral disorders, autism spectrum and other neurodevelopmental disorders, eating disorders, trauma related disorders, and speech and learning difficulties.

We are committed to providing warmth and comfort to the entire family in a nurturing, home-like setting. We encourage family involvement by providing family groups, parent classes, and coordinated activities with other agencies that help children blossom into responsible adults. Family dynamics affect each and every one of us, so when a member of your family is suffering from a mental health disorder, it affects everyone.  

Meet our team of caring and compassionate providers.

The team of providers at Nashville Family and Child Wellness Center includes psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, psychologists, therapists, speech-language pathologists, registered dietitians, and neurofeedback practitioners.

All providers are dedicated to using evidence-based modalities and to continually educating themselves on the latest research.

SUSANNA QUASEM, MD, QEEG-D
Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist
Treats Anxiety, Depression and bipolar, ADHD/Behavioral, Eating Disorders, OCD, Autism, Trauma (She/Hers)
SARAH GRAYCE, MD
Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist
Treats Anxiety, Depression and bipolar, ADHD/Behavioral, Eating Disorders, OCD, Autism, Trauma
LISA BECKNER, PMHNP
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Treats Anxiety, Depression and bipolar, ADHD/Behavioral, Eating Disorders, OCD, Autism, Trauma
MOLLY BUTLER, PMHNP
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Treats Anxiety, Depression and bipolar, ADHD/Behavioral, Eating Disorders, OCD, Autism, Trauma
LAURA LAINE, PMHNP
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Treats Anxiety, Depression and bipolar, ADHD/Behavioral, Eating Disorders, OCD, Autism, Trauma
ALISON ROSSANO, DNP, PMHNP
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Treats Anxiety, Depression and bipolar, ADHD/Behavioral, Eating Disorders, OCD, Autism, Trauma
PAUL STEMMERMAN, PMHNP
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Treats Anxiety, Depression and bipolar, ADHD/Behavioral, Eating Disorders, OCD, Autism, Trauma
ANNA WILSON, PMHNP
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Treats Anxiety, Depression and bipolar, ADHD/Behavioral, Eating Disorders, OCD, Autism, Trauma
CORY WILLIAMS, MS, BCN, QEEG-D
Director of Neurodiagnostics and Neurofeedback
Treats ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Autism Spectrum Disorders, OCD, Trauma.
EMILY HARDCASTLE, LCSW
Director of Therapy and Assessment Services
Clinical focus on Depression, Anxiety Disorders, OCD, Emotion Dysregulation, Behavior Difficulties, and providing Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
LAUREN BEEM, LMSW
Child, Adolescent, and Adult Therapist
Clinical focus on Anxiety, Mood and Adjustment Disorders, Trauma and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
CASEY BERKOWITZ, LMSW
Children & Adolescent Therapist
Clinical focus on anxiety, depression, OCD, behavior disorders, autism spectrum disorder, and ADHD
DARYL COOLEY, PH.D., HSP
Clinical Psychologist
Clinical focus on trauma- and stressor-related disorders, disruptive behavior disorders, and anxiety and mood disorders. Treatment approaches: PCIT, TF-CBT, DBT
LIZA DU PLESSIS, PSYD, HSP
Clinical Psychologist
Clinical focus on Mood, Anxiety and Adjustment Disorders, Parenting and Behavioral Difficulties, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
RYAN DUPREY, PHD, LMFT
Marriage and Family Therapist
Clinical focus on Trauma, Mood & Anxiety Disorders, Parent/Child Relationships, Attachment, and providing Attachment-Based Family Therapy.
SAMANTHA HAMBY, RD, LDN, CEDRD
Registered and Licensed Nutritionist/Dietitian
Works with Eating Disorders, Disordered Eating, Nutrition Concerns, Intuitive Eating
CAROLINE HARTMAN, LPC-MHSP, CEDS
Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Eating Disorder Specialist
Clinical focus on Eating Disorders, Anxiety disorders, OCD, and co-occurring disorders, CBT, and ERP.
HILARY HUGHES, PSYD, HSP
Clinical Psychologist
Psychoeducational and Psychological Assessments; Clinical focus on Autism, ADHD, OCD, Mood & Anxiety Disorders and providing Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
DANIEL NEELY, PH.D., HSP
Clinical Psychologist
Clinical focus on pediatric neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, specific learning disorders, developmental delays, behavioral and adaptive functioning concerns, and mood...
STEPHANIE PENNACCHIA, LPC-MHSP
Child, Adolescent, & Adult Therapist
Clinical focus on Eating Disorders, OCD, Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Exposure-Based Therapies, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
BETTE ROBERTS, LMSW
Child & Family Therapist
Clinical focus on trauma, grief, mood and anxiety disorders, social skills deficits, and adjustment to life transitions for children 12 + under
SUMMER WILLINGHAM
Licensed Professional Counselor
Clinical focus on eating disorders, anxiety disorders, mood and adjustment disorders, dialectical behavior therapy
SANJANA RAVI, MS
Doctoral Student
STEFANIE MURPHY, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
Completes Speech/Language Assessments and Therapy, and Executive Function Coaching
KEIRSTEN HOWARD
Neurofeedback Technician
JAYNE JACKSON
Neurofeedback Technician & Testing Services Assistant
LESLIE ROBERTS
Office Manager
MADDIE TRAINOR
Front Desk Supervisor