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This is our office

It is located in N. Knoxville at 5401 Kingston Pike, Suite 400 in Twelve Oaks.

From minor issues in life to major clinical problems ...

We are here for you. Give us a call and set an appointment.

Concerned for your children?

We provide support families with children of all ages, inlcuding foster children.

Trouble putting the past behind you?

Our clinicians help people set aside the past for a brighter future.

Individuals, couples, or families; Young or old;

We welcome the opportunity to assist you.

Anger issues?

Emotional wounds leave scars, too! Get the help you need.

Life is precious.

Don't let the problems that you face rob you of life's pleasures.

The formative years are so important.

We work with families, including blended and broken families.

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All of our indepent practitioners licensed lcinicians with years of experience. For more information on each of our clinicians, please click on the pictures below.

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Dr. Sabine Scoggins: LPC-MHSP, D/BCAAIM

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology with a major in Behavioral Medicine
  • MSCP - Master of Science in Counseling Psychology
  • BS - Bachelor of Science with a double major in Psychology and Sociology
  • Founder & President, Counseling Connection, Inc.
  • LPC MHSP - Licensed Professional Counselor with a Clinical Mental Health Services Provider designation.
  • MFLC - Military Family Life Consultant
  • Trauma / Crisis Intervention With Military Applications
  • EMDR Trained - Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing trained by EMDRIA-approved instructors
  • Board Certified & Diplomat - American Association of Integrative Medicine
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Melanie Nordstrom LCSW: Licensed Clinical Social Worker

  •  Bachelor of Psychology from the University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Certificate in Theology and a Masters of Social Work at the Southern Baptist theological Seminary
  • Attended Bethel Seminary for a year to begin work on a Doctor of Ministry in Social and Economic Transformation
  • Affiliated with the American Association of Christian Counselors
  • Counsels on a diverse range of issues and people from all backgrounds
  • Helped begin counseling and social service programs at the Oklahoma City Indian Clinic and Shawnee Health services
  • Founded and served as the Executive Director of Community Life Concepts - a Christian 501(c)3
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Tim: Career and Educational Counselor

  •  Founder and CEO, National College Counseling Center (2000 to present)
  • Earned an Associate's Degree, two Baccalaureate degrees, and two Master's degrees from colleges including the University of Phoenix, the University of the State of New York at Albany, Regent University in Virginia Beach
  • Military and Corporate Educational Outreach Program Director, University Alliance ('99-'00)
  • Active duty military, including enlisted in the Air Force, warrant officer in the Army, and commissioned officer in the US Coast Guard, being promoted through 11 ranks over 20 years and retiring as a Lieutenant Commander ('79-'99)
  • Command Educational Services Officer ('89-'93)
  • Navy Pacific Fleet Educational Services Officer Course completed (January 1990)
  • Service Chief of Education for the entire US Coast Guard ('93-'98)
    • USCG Liaison to the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support
    • USCG Liaison to the DOD Reserve Component Education Panel
    • Officer in Charge of College Level Testing Programs
    • USCG Liaison to the American Council on Education
    • USCG Liaison to the Council on Colleges and Military Educators
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Ms. Daniela Player: MSPAS, PAC, Medical Advisor to the Licensed Clinicians

  • Medical Advisor to the Licensed Clinicians
  • Earned a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Trevecca Nazarene University
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Counseling Connection, Inc.
  • Speaks fluent German (for international client support)
  • Serves full-time as an Licensed Emergency Room Physician Assistant





Don't delay. Get the help you need today! Call (865) 214-7584 to set an appointment.

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