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Rachel Christian

About Rachel

Rachel L. Christian Gulley, LPC-MHSP, CSAT, CST

THERAPIST

Rachel is a board-certified Licensed Professional Counselor-Mental Health Service Provider, board-certified sexual addictions therapist, and board-certified sex therapist who works with all ages in individual, couple, and group formats. She specializes in chronic illness, gastrointestinal disorders, sex therapy, trauma, betrayal trauma, and working with partners and family members of those struggling with sexual addiction. With many years of training and experience, Rachel is patently committed to providing excellent care and evidence-based treatment for each presenting struggle while offering compassionate support in a safe, understanding environment.

Contact: Rachel@ConnectionTherapyGroup.com
Phone: 615.504.2059

Licensed Professional Counselor

  • Board Certified Sex Therapist
  • Board Certified Sex Addiction Therapist
  • Certified Partner Trauma Therapist Candidate
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain and Medical Conditions
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Personality Disorders
  • Core Competencies and Treatment Strategies for Trauma, PTSD, Grief, and Loss
  • Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy Externship, Core Skills I, Core Skills II
  • Level 1 Brainspotting Practitioner
  • National Certified Counselor
  • PREPARE/ENRICH Provider

Counselor Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Education, and Supervision- Clinical concentration (In Progress) – Trevecca Nazarene University
  • Master of Education, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Education, and Supervision, Clinical Mental Health Treatment concentration – Middle Tennessee State University
  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Biology, and Mental Health – Middle Tennessee State University
  • American Board of Christian Sex Therapists
  • American Counseling Association
  • Association of Counselor Education and Supervision
  • Chi Sigma Iota, 2020-2021 President, Theta Nu Upsilon
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
  • Girls with Guts Foundation, Mentor
  • International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals
  • International Society for Sexual Medicine
  • International Society for the Study of Women’s Health
  • National Board for Certified Counselors
  • Southeastern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision
  • Tennessee Licensed Professional Counselors Association
  • Doctoral Practicum Experiences: Increasing Leadership OpportunitiesAssociation of Counselor Education and Supervision Conference
  • Issues Girls FaceVeteran’s Parkway Church of Christ
  • Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll: Historic and Current Trends in Opioid and Sex Addiction Poster PresentationTennessee Licensed Professional Counselors Association
  • Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll: Historic and Current Trends in Opioid and Sex AddictionMetro Nashville Police Department
  • Stereotyping: Experiential PresentationTrevecca Nazarene University
  • Keeping a Pure HeartGrace Baptist Church
  • Social Media in Pastoral CounselingSalvation Army
  • Crisis Counseling with Children and AdolescentsSalvation Army

Rachel and her husband, Dr. Caleb Gulley, have been married since 2013. Rachel is currently finishing her doctoral dissertation, studying the emotional experiences of individuals with inflammatory bowel disease. She enjoys research, professional development, and learning about new ideas. Additionally, Rachel enjoys community service, volunteering, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

Contact Rachel today: 615.504.2059 | Rachel@connectiontherapygroup.com

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