Dr. Howard E Nelson

Counselor , PhD , LCPT, LPCMHSP, LAPSW

(901) 654-1253
I have over twenty-five years in the mental health profession. I have worked in a variety of positions providing alcohol and drug counseling, marital and family therapy, individual therapy for children, adolescents and adults. I have been employed with some of the major mental health centers in Memphis and Shelby County such as Northeast Community Mental Health Center, Midtown Mental Health Center and Southwest Mental Health Center. I specialize in working with marital issues, relationships issues, children and adolescents disorders, occupational problems, and other major life issues.
I hold Diplomates in the field of Psychological Specialties, Forensic Social Work, Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress, Clinically Certified Criminal Justice Specialist, Certified Forensic Addiction Specialist, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor-Mental Health Service Provider, Licensed Clinical Pastoral Therapist and Licensed Advanced Practice Social Worker.
I have a Doctrate, in Counseling Psychology. Masters, Clinical Social Work Treatment, a Masters in Christian Counseling. CPS provides opportunities for Graduate level students who are in need of school placements for students pursuing their degrees. CPS currently receives students from Liberty University, Union University, University of Memphis, Capella University and Argosy University.
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Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: University of Tennessee, Memphis
  • Year Graduated: 1997
  • License No. and State: 674 Tennessee

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $120+
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: Cash

Accepted Insurance Plans:

  • Aetna
  • American Behavioral
  • Cigna
  • Great-West
  • Integrated Health Plan
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • PacifiCare
  • United
  • Out of Network
  • AllOne
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Corphealth
  • Humana
  • MHN
  • Multiplan
  • TRICARE
  • ValueOptions

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Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: AAETS/Diplomate, Traumatic Stress
  • Certificate Date: 2013
  • Certificate: ICISF/Trauma/Crisis in Schools
  • Certificate Date: 2013

Dr. Howard E Nelson's groups

Boys' Adolescent Group

The group is specifically designed to target adolescents boys and girls between the ages of 13-17. Who are at risk and those who have been involved in the Juvenile Court System with the presenting problems noted: Conduct Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Parent-Child Relational Problem, Impulse Control Disorders, Truancy, Fighting, Academic Problems, Behavioral Issues,Substance Use and other psychosocial stressors.

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Girls' Adolescent Group

The group is specifically designed to target adolescents girls who are at risk and those who have been involved in the Juvenile Court System with the presenting problems noted: Conduct Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Parent-Child Relational Problem, Trauncy, Fighting, Substance Use and other psychosocial stressors.

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Adolescent Boys Group

The group is specifically designed to target adolescents boys who are at risk and those who have been involved in the Juvenile Court System with the presenting problems noted: Conduct Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Parent-Child Relational Problem, Trauncy, Fighting, Substance Use and other psychosocial stressors.

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Location

Comprehensive Professional Services
1331 Union Avenue
1148
MemphisTennessee 38104
(901) 654-1253
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Specialties

  • Relationship Issues
  • Grief
  • Behavioral Issues

Issues:

  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Anxiety
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • Mental Retardation
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Academic Underachievement
  • Anger Management
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Depression
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Life Coaching
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self-Harming
  • Substance Abuse
  • Teen Violence

Mental Health:

  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders

Issues:

  • Pastoral Counseling

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American, Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Religious Orientation: Christian

Age:

  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Categories:

  • Heterosexual Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation:

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Cognitve Behavioral Therapy
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma-Focused CBT

Modality:

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2013