About Renee Lackey
Nashville , TN 37205
Renee Lackey (she, her, hers) uses an integrative and multicultural approach so that your unique needs are met, and treatment is personalized. She is culturally sensitive and accepting of all identities. Renee believes that establishing a collaborative therapeutic relationship built on trust and respect, is essential to being effective in therapy.
Renee is an intern therapist specializing in Children and Adolescents at Northwestern University, where she is pursuing a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling after graduating from the University of Arkansas with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology. In the future, she intends to pursue a doctoral degree.
Renee is an Arkansas native, but has lived several years in New York City and Chicago. Her desire to help adults began when she volunteered at Wrightsville Prison in Arkansas, collaborating with inmates. Renee’s passion to work with children and adolescents stemmed from two years of teaching ESL (English as a Second Language) and raising her child. Renee is excited to make Nashville her permanent home!
Renee spends her free time cooking, baking, reading, working out, seeing Broadway shows, live concerts, traveling, the outdoors, spending time with friends, family, and two fur babies.
Renee specializes in ages 3-90. She works with children and adolescents who are having trouble with behavior or regulating their emotions. She will help your child cope with stresses such as: divorce, death, and family or school transitions. Renee also assists adults who need help coping with anger management, anxiety, depression, life transitions, peer relationships, self-esteem, and stress. She welcomes clients of all ages and encourages you to come as you are, to feel safe, accepted, and comfortable. Renee will advocate for you and be your ally by expressing unconditional positive regard, empathy, understanding, and compassion.