I specialize in helping adults (individuals, couples, and groups) who are struggling with anxiety, grief, and life transition issues. I am also a contract therapist for Onsite Workshops–offering intensive programs for individuals and couples from an Experiential Therapy approach.


​Areas of Expertise

  • Anxiety

  • Life Transitions

  • Grief & Loss

  • Shame & Guilt

  • Trauma & PTSD

  • Depression

  • Infertility/ Miscarriage/ Adoption

  • Codependency

  • Body Image/ Identity Formation

  • Relationship Struggles (infidelity, loss of trust, etc.)


​​License & Certifications

  • Licensed Psychologist:

      –Tennessee Health Service Provider (HSP) License # P0000002756

      –New York License # 023753-01

      –Florida Telehealth Registration # 160

  • American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) Certification in Clinical Psychology – Diploma # 6764

  • Elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Psychology

  • Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator (CDWF)

  • Certified Experiential Therapist (CET2)


​In addition to obtaining Level I and Level II certification in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), I have had the opportunity to obtain advanced post-graduate training and certification in several empirically-based practices (EBPs):

  • Prolonged Exposure (PE) Therapy

  • Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)

  • Integrative Behavioral Couples Therapy (IBCT)

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Depression

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Insomnia


Outside of my work as a Psychologist, I am a wife of 18 years and a mama of 2. After traveling several years on the bumpy road of infertility, our amazing daughters came to us by way of domestic adoptions. For the past 14 years we’ve worked on making our home south of Nashville with the help of our unruly small dog. I enjoy time with family and friends, cooking, gardening, and writing.


Individual & Couples


“Owning our story

and loving ourselves through that process

is the bravest thing that we will ever do.”

- Brené Brown

Groups, Workshops, &


"I suppose that since most of our hurts come through relationships so will our healing..."

- Wm. Paul Young

  • Facebook - Grey Circle
  • Instagram - Grey Circle

© 2017-2020 by Dr. Mary Beth Covert, PLLC

Unauthorized use and/or duplication of material from this website without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. The content provided on this website is designed to provide information, motivation, and inspiration on the subjects discussed. By reading the content on this website you understand that there is no professional relationship between you and the author(s). For diagnosis or treatment of any non-urgent psychological or medical problem, consult your own personal physician or licensed mental health clinician. The author(s) shall not responsible for any specific psychological needs that may require medical supervision and is not liable for any damages or negative consequences from any treatment, action, application or preparation, to any person reading or following the information on this website. The author(s) shall not be liable for any physical, psychological, emotional, financial, or commercial damages, including, but not limited to, special, incidental, consequential or other damages. References are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute endorsement of any websites or other sources. Readers should be aware that the websites listed may change. *If you are having thoughts of harming yourself or others please call 9-1-1 immediately or present to your nearest emergency room.