Founded in 1979 by Evelyn M. Frye, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist
and graduate of George Peabody
College of Vanderbilt University,
the Center has been a leader
in developing and delivering
a variety of clinical healthcare
and business consulting services
to Nashville and Middle Tennessee
for more than 30 years. Under
Dr. Frye's direction,
the Center quickly evolved
into a group practice model,
which today serves a diverse
mix of clients through a multidisciplinary
staff of psychologists, psychiatrists,
advanced nurse practitioners, clinical social workers, professional counselors, and
oUR cOMMITMENT TO you
The Evelyn Frye center is committed to providing the highest quality service to you as we support your decision to improve the quality of your life. We understand the benefits of medical, spiritual, educational and psychosocial interventions.
Our services are provided with respect for diversity, religion, gender, age, and sexual orientation. Our clinicians abide by the code of ethics of their respective professions and by the laws of the State of Tennessee and those of the United States of America.
Over the past several years, the Center has experienced rapid growth, expanding services to provide
a wider variety of clinical and consulting offerings, including:
- Evaluation and treatment services for children, adolescents and adults
- Specialized individual and group psychotherapy programs for persons suffering from co-dependency, chemical, sexual, and/or other addictions
- Day and evening outpatient psychotherapy groups
- Day and evening psycho-educational classes
Services for Business and industry
The Center has developed a comprehensive
slate of services to meet the needs of area businesses,
including Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs), executive
coaching, specialized training for key employees, critical
incident debriefing (CID), management consulting, seminars
and case management to support employee benefits administration.
The Center offers a full range of legal and forensic services for
both criminal and civil cases, including psychological evaluation,
expert testimony, and consulting.
The Center enjoys a strong relationship
with the medical community and has developed a large
network of referring physicians, internists, gynecologists,
pediatricians and geriatricians.
Comprehensive Behavioral Services for Individuals & Businesses
The Evelyn Frye Center provides a full range of psychological and consulting services to
individual and corporate clients throughout Middle Tennessee. The Center's highly qualified
professionals, including psychologists, clinical social workers, chemical
dependency counselors, psychiatrists, and family counselors, work
together to meet each client's behavioral health needs with
sensitivity and efficiency. The Center has provided excellent
psychological services to clients throughout Nashville
and in surrounding communities for more than 30 years.
Approach to Service
The Evelyn Frye Center is dedicated to the principle that behavioral health services
are only as good as the professionals who deliver them. In addition,
these services must be carefully integrated to create the unique
blend of psychological and medical services each client
requires. To accomplish these goals, the Center seeks out
highly qualified behavioral health providers with a wide
range of backgrounds, skills, professional interests and
training, and fosters an environment that allows them to work collaboratively
to ensure that:
needs are assessed quickly
and accurately, and an appropriate
treatment plan is developed.
is delivered by the appropriate
professional(s) in a sensitive,
compassionate and effective
stay abreast of current
and techniques through continuing
education and professional
Access to Services
The Evelyn Frye Center makes counseling and therapy accessible by:
- Delivering a diversity of services,
including individual, marital, family and group therapy,
classes, and workshops that address specific behavioral
issues such as stress, anxiety and depression.
- Developing and managing relationships
with major insurance and managed care companies.
- Providing consulting services to area businesses to support Employee
Assistance Programs, human resources, organizational
development, critical incident debriefing, training and
workers compensation programs.
The Evelyn Frye Center has provided a broad range of behavioral
health services to patients throughout the Middle Tennessee
area for more than 30 years.
- The Center's clinical staff includes psychologists,
clinical social workers, chemical dependency counselors
and family counselors.
- Clinical staff offer a total of 210 years of collective practice experience.
Center's staff work collaboratively to ensure that each client
receives the right mix of treatment and therapy from
staff with the appropriate expertise.
- The Center currently serves more than 7,500 employees of businesses and industries
in Middle Tennessee through Employee Assistance Programs.
- Outpatient group therapy sessions are available for individuals
and couples with issues ranging from stress and addictive disorders to relationship
- Seminars on more than 20 topics are available for workshops, training events and business retreats.