Psychē Nashville
DBT and CBT in Nashville for Adults and Adolescents. Treating Depression, Anxiety, and Personality Disorders.

PSYCHe Interns

PSYCHē Interns

“Nonpareil (def): Having no match or equal; unrivaled”


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Let’s learn to embrace the inner weirdness.
— Caroline Anderson

Caroline Anderson

Marriage and Family-Lipscomb University

Caroline is a graduate student at Lipscomb University where she is completing her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy, with a specialization in conflict management. Caroline graduated from Belmont University with an undergraduate degree in Music Business and is still actively involved in the music industry today. Caroline’s eclectic background in psychology, music, sports, (and the many weird hobbies in between) has greatly influenced her therapeutic approach and strengths-based philosophy.

Caroline specializes in treating adolescents, adults, couples, families and artistic performance populations. Caroline has experience working with addiction, self-image issues, self-harm and suicidal ideation, anxiety, depression, perfectionism, relational issues, and existential crisis.

In her free time, Caroline enjoys singing, playing instruments, and rock climbing outdoors or at the local climbing gym. Caroline believes being called, “weird” is a compliment and desires to help others find their strengths in their inner weirdness.


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There is strength in strength
— Emily Desalvatore

Emily DeSalvatore

Clinical Mental Health Counseling-Lipscomb University

Emily is a graduate student at Lipscomb University where she is completing her Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Previously, Emily worked in community mental health for 2 years as a Lead Behavior Coach. Prior to that, she spent 4 years as a college athlete and therefore, understands the stress and anxiety of performing at high stakes. Emily believes in her clients and their abilities even when they don't recognize them themselves.

Emily specializes in treating children, adolescents, young adults, and athlete populations. She provides supportive therapy and specializes in Play Therapy for children. She is interested in treating mood disorders, trauma, addiction, behavioral concerns, and childhood disorders.

In her free time, Emily enjoys reading, running, boxing, and is a Personal Trainer. She believes people can almost always do more than they think--and limits are only there if we create them. 


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“Everyone’s got s***, you gotta take it and challenge it”
— Addy Turiano

Addy Turiano

Clinical Mental Health Counseling-Lipscomb University

Addy is a graduate student at Lipscomb University where she is completing her Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Prior to graduate school, Addy earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a minor in Human Development from the University of Arizona. Being born and raised in Southern California, Addy provides clients with a welcoming, laid-back atmosphere while also providing in-depth treatment that is needed. Addy holds a strong passion and commitment on “giving it to you straight.” Her goal is for clients to leave every session knowing she gave them her all and held nothing back.

Addy specializes in treating children, adolescent, couples, and families. Her future endeavors she would like to incorporate Multicultural Issues with family members, partners, or individuals dealing with different cultural or ethnic background. She also seeks an interest in focusing on Therapy in Motion/Activity that can provide an alternative modality in exercise and health.

Addy spends her free time taking her dogs (Boxer and German Shepard-Lab) on outdoor adventures around Nashville (you can find them in the summer cruising with the windows down and tongues out). She also enjoys weightlifting, cooking, and traveling to gain experience on new cultures.


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Abby Graham

Human Development: Clinical Mental Health Counseling-Vanderbilt University

Abby is a graduate student at Vanderbilt University where she is completing her Master of Education degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Prior to graduate school, Abby earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Texas, with a minor in Spanish and an unexpected amateur specialization in Austin-hipster Anthropology (accomplished through mostly observational study).

Her clinical interests include suicidality, anxiety, depression, OCD, and trauma. The youngest of nine, Abby maintains a fascination with individual differences and family dynamics. Abby believes that diagnoses are valuable and that individualized care appreciating the uniqueness of human experience is even better. Abby finds joy in balancing unapologetically dark humor with compassionate sensitivity for others. 

In her spare time, Abby enjoys running, traveling, discovering new music, and discussing the latest with her two-year-old niece, Molly.