Athena Care
Dr. Joan Popkin

Dr. Joan Popkin

About Dr. Popkin

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

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Dr. Popkin is a Licensed Psychologist and Associate Professor. She earned her M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her post-doctoral experiences included working with the autism assessment team, counseling children and families, and collaborating with school staff and students.

Dr. Popkin is a generalist who treats a variety of conditions. Her clinical interests and experiences include anxiety and depressive disorders, childhood disorders, women’s health issues, issues regarding racial and ethnic identity, relationship and family issues, as well as consultation services for children and families.

She conducts individual counseling as well as a variety of psychological testing. Dr. Popkin is an advocate for positive mental and physical health as well as overall well-being for all populations ranging from early childhood through older adulthood and incorporating these aspects in their daily lives. She believes in the integration of diverse services to enhance optimal interventions for children, youth, and adults.

Dr. Popkin works with people ages 18 and up.

Ages Served

  • 18+

Degrees, Certifications & Specialties

  • Ph.D.
  • HSP Licensed Clinical Psychologist
  • Nationally Certified School Psychologist
  • Professor


  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Languages Spoken

  • English

Practice Locations & Hours

Athena Care – Nashville

220 Athens Way
Suite 104
Nashville, TN 37228
Phone: (615) 320-1155
Fax: (615) 320-1177


M-F 7:00am – 6:00pm

Insurance Coverage & Plans

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Conditions Treated at Athena Care

Treatments, Services & Tests at Athena Care

Interventional Psychiatry
  • Personality Testing
  • ADHD Testing
  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Pre-Employment Testing
  • Career and Academic Testing
  • Developmental or Achievement Testing