Stacy Jagger serves as an understanding and compassionate guide as she helps women, children and families learn how to cope with and conquer the challenges they face. Her office includes a “play cafe”, creatively equipped with toys for her youngest clients, and she also works with adolescents, women and families in all stages of life.
Stacy’s office is located in the heart of Brentwood, TN. She completed her licensure requirements under Dr. Dianne Bradley, Ph.D. in Franklin, TN, and completed advanced training with certified EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy) couples/family therapist Kenny Sanderfer, LMFT. Stacy completed clinical supervision in child therapy (play and expressive arts) under child therapy clinician and supervisor, Paris Goodyear-Brown, LCSW, RPT-S, director of Nurture House in Franklin, TN. Stacy has continued in consultation with internationally renowned child and family therapist and AAMFT supervisor, Dr. Eliana Gil, PhD and family financial psychology expert, Dr. Ted Klontz.
Stacy has advanced training in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR Level 2) for clients recovering from trauma, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for couples/families, as well as the parent-child bonding/therapeutic dyadic intervention Theraplay. Stacy is a clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy and the Association for Play Therapy.
The focus of Stacy’s private counseling practice includes the following:
- children and adolescents presenting with crisis, trauma, grief, divorce adjustment, loss of parent, parental conflict, learning disabilities, anxiety, depression, behavioral issues and academic concerns (children ages 3-12 using play and expressive therapies: sand tray, music, art, puppets, creative writing, narrative storytelling, dramatic play)
- individual women (using EMDR/Brainspotting/EFT): anxiety, depression, trauma, addiction, grief and loss, self-esteem, sexual issues, job and life transitions, women’s issues (pregnancy, infertility, miscarriage, traumatic labor experiences, postpartum depression, financial recovery)
- couples/family therapy (using Emotionally Focused Therapy/EFT): relationship crisis, life adjustment, parents in adoption process (pre and post), adjusting to life as new parents, grief and loss
- parent/child bonding (using Theraplay, PCIT/Parent-Child Interactional Therapy, TBRI/Trust-Based Relational Intervention and modalities that ring true with attachment theory)