About Marlena Wilson
Marlena is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist located in Clarksville, TN. They are under supervision to obtain full certification as an Eye Movement and Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) practitioner.
Marlena attended North Carolina State University and earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology. They studied at Appalachian State University and graduated with a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. They completed Eye Movement and Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) training through the EMDRIA organization.
Historically, Marlena has experience in working in therapeutic foster care, co-occurring substance abuse recovery programs, primary care medical clinics, and outpatient community mental health care settings. They have worked with a wide range of individuals from various backgrounds starting from age 4 up to those living in geriatric/ “golden years” age range.
Marlena is currently practicing therapy from a social justice/intersectional lens while incorporating various therapeutic models/theories such as Internal Family Systems, Somatic Experiencing, EMDR, Feminist Theory, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Solution Focused, Emotion Focused Therapy, and Narrative Therapy. They are open to working with individuals, couples, and families.
Marlena’s primary focus is empowering those living with trauma to unlock their own worth, potential, and power to not only survive but THRIVE! They have a deep empathy for marginalized communities such as racial/ethnic minorities, LGBTQIAP+ individuals/groups, and disabled populations. When they are not working, they enjoy playing video games, consuming fandom culture, spending time with friends, and enjoying good food.
Degrees, Certifications & Specialties
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
- Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy
- Appalachian State University
- North Carolina State University
Practice Locations & Hours
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