Mr. Hochnedel is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who earned his Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Tennessee in 1972, and has practiced in the Knoxville/Oak Ridge areas for the past 30 years. His expertise is in the areas of individual therapy with adolescents and adults. He has worked effectively providing assistance to parents of children with AD/HD, and mood disorders. Mr. Hochnedel also has considerable experience with marital and family therapy. Additionally, he has worked with patients and families in outpatient and in-patient recovery based chemical dependency programs.
Mrs. Park is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 25 years experience in clinical settings from inpatient to outpatient to partial hospitalization programs. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees at University of Tennessee Knoxville. Stacy enjoys working with clients of all ages from young children to adult. She provides individual, couples, and family therapy. Stacy has experience providing therapy to people with trauma issues, divorce/relationship issues, grief and loss, parenting skills, substance use issues, and mood concerns.
Christopher Driscoll received his Master of Science of Social Work from The University of Tennessee in 2005. For the past eight years he has provided therapy for adolescents, adults, and couples. His therapeutic orientations include ego psychology and cognitive behavioral therapy. Depending on clients' personal need and objectives, he provides both short-term counseling and longer-term therapy. His special interests include therapy for adolescents, which includes building child and family relationships. Other areas of expertise include social anxiety, stress and anger, ADHD, grief and loss, and life transitions. He also treats depression, generalized anxiety, and other mood disorders.
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Mrs. Ward is a Licensed Clinial Social Worker and a Board Certified Diplomate through the American Board of Examiners in Clinical social Work. After completing her undergraduate degree at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, she obtained her Masters of Social Work degree at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She enjoys working with adults and teen ages in individual and family therapy dealing with a wide range of relationship issues including marital issues, grief and loss, parenting skills, issues of aging and mood disorders.
I enjoy working with children, adolescents, and adults in individual, couples, family and group therapy. I work with most private and group insurance plans as well employee assistance programs and private paying individuals. I recieved a Masters of Social Work degree from the University of Tennessee in 1996 and the Licensed Clinical Social Work certification in 1999. I have been an adjunct instructor for the masters program at the UT College of Social Work, having taught courses in family therapy, group therapy, clinical social work with children and adolescents, and foundation courses.
I have worked at several mental health centers and psychiatric facilities as well as having worked and consulted in the fields of geriatrics, hospice, pain management, domestic violence, and substance abuse. I am comfortable working with problems stemming from depression, anxiety, and adjustment problems as well as psychotic mental illnesses.
I have been in private practice since 1999 and have presented numerous professional and public workshops. I enjoy working with people in a collaborative and flexible manner and try to respect the uniqueness of each person and the problems and life experiences that they wish to address in therapy.
Ms. Williamson, Director of Westside Psychology's Employee Assistance Program, received her Bachelor of Science of Social Work degree from The University of Kentucky in 1984. She received her Master of Science of Social Work from The University of Tennessee in 1989. Since that time she has gained experience with a wide variety of populations, in the role of therapist, program director, and supervisor, in both outpatient and inpatient settings. During this time she has specialized in work with alcohol and drug related populations, trauma-related issues, and geriatric or elder issues. She has also worked within Employee Assistance Programs, with Westside Psychology and EAP, PLLC, as well as with Child and Family, Inc, for a total of 16 years of experience with employee assistance situations. She has received ongoing continuing education, including intensive training with Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.