Counseling Services

The following agencies provide counseling free, on a sliding scale, or bill Medicare, TennCare, or private insurance. Cost varies. For a list of other resources, call the Mental Health Association of East TN, Inc., at 584-9125, or see the phone book Yellow Pages: Counselors, Social Workers, or Mental Health Services. For information about TennCare coverage of mental health services, see Medical Insurance & Financing.

Counseling, Medication, Hospital Admissions

Helen Ross McNabb Center: 637-9711

205 W. Springdale Avenue, 37917
Individual counseling and treatment for mental health and substance abuse. Patients can be referred by self, family, or professionals. TennCare, Medicare, and commercial insurance. Uninsured individuals may be eligible through the Safety Net program.  |  Website »

Peninsula Outpatient Centers: 970-9800

Member of Covenant Health
1451 Dowell Springs Boulevard, Suite 101, 37909
Counseling, psychiatric medication management, case management, and support groups. Insurance, private pay.   |  Website »

Veterans’ Affairs Knoxville Outpatient Clinic: 545-4592

8033 Ray Mears Boulevard, 37919
Medical and psychiatric treatment, counseling, and medications for veterans. Veterans’ Crisis Helpline is available 24 hours/day at 1-800-273-8255 option 1.  |  Website »

Outpatient Counseling

Helen Ross McNabb Center: 637-9711

205 W. Springdale Avenue, 37917
Individual counseling and treatment for mental health and substance abuse. Patients can be referred by self, family, or professionals. TennCare, Medicare, and commercial insurance. Uninsured individuals may be eligible through the Safety Net Program.  |  Website »

Hope Center: 374-0870

Member of Covenant Health
3001 Lake Brook Boulevard, Suite 103, 37909
Support services and resources for those facing HIV/AIDS.  |  Website »

Peninsula Outpatient Centers: 970-9800

Member of Covenant Health
1451 Dowell Springs Boulevard, Suite 101, 37909
Counseling, psychiatric medication management, case management, support groups, and recovery programs. Insurance, private pay.  |  Website »

Positively Living: 525-1540

1501 E. Fifth Avenue, 37917
Individual and group therapy for persons with HIV/AIDS.  |  Website »

Sexual Assault Center of East TN 24/7 Crisis Hotline: 522-7273

Office: 558-9040
A service of Helen Ross McNabb Center
2455 Sutherland Avenue, Bldg B, 37919
Comprehensive, compassionate sexual assault crisis center; 24-hour crisis line, forensic nursing services, advocacy, outreach and education, individual and group therapy, and support group for survivors of sexual assault and their loved ones. Services are free and confidential.  |  Website »

UT Psychological Clinic: 974-2161

600 Henley Street, Suite 208, 37996
Therapy and evaluation by appointment only. Sliding scale fee for therapy only. Private pay.  |  Website »

Vet Center: 633-0000

1645 Downtown West Blvd., #28, 37919
Individual and group counseling and psychotherapy for eligible veterans (and their families–if problem is related to veteran’s military service). All combat vets are eligible. Call for appointment.  |  Website »

In-Home Counseling

Nursing homes and some independent living facilities and assisted living facilities can help residents arrange counseling services. Costs paid by resident; Medicare, TennCare, or private insurance may pay some costs.