Athena Care
Dr. Amanda Sparks-Bushnell

Dr. Amanda Sparks-Bushnell

Amanda Sparks-Bushnell

About Dr. Amanda Sparks-Bushnell

Chief Medical Officer

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Dr. Amanda Sparks-Bushnell is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist who maintains a heartfelt commitment to transformative leadership and patient well-being. Her career is marked by a passion for enhancing medical services, fostering collaboration, and ensuring the utmost care for those she serves.

Dr. Sparks-Bushnell has served in various leadership roles, such as Medical Director of Valor Healthcare, a Tennessee Valley Health Care System (Veterans Administration), and the Sparks Clinic. She provides strong leadership and evidence-based care to the clients and clinics that she serves. Dr. Sparks-Bushnell is passionate about the education of other clinicians and has continued to serve as a preceptor for other upcoming medical professionals. 

Outside the Clinic, Dr. Sparks-Bushnell engages in a diverse array of interests, from Scuba diving and gardening to her international medical mission work in Guatemala and Belize and participation in the education of other clinicians and the public through media appearances. With a warm and holistic approach to both life and healthcare, Dr. Sparks-Bushnell brings experience and compassion to her clients and her community.

Dr. Amanda Sparks-Bushnell is the Chief Medical Officer of Athena Care and sees clients ages 18 and older at our Nashville, Franklin, and Murfreesboro clinics.

Ages Served

  • 18+

Degrees, Certifications & Specialties

  • M.D.


  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Psychiatry,  Chief Resident
  • University of Mississippi School of Medicine (M.D.)

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

Athena Care – Franklin

341 Cool Springs Boulevard
Suite 140
Franklin, TN 37067
Phone: (615) 320-1155
Fax: (615) 320-1177


M-F 7:00am – 6:00pm

Athena Care – Murfreesboro

1639 Medical Center Parkway
Suite 202
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Phone: (615) 320-1155
Fax: (615) 320-1177


M-F 7:00am – 6:00pm

Insurance Coverage & Plans

Athena Care is in-network with most major insurance plans. Find out more about your insurance coverage by calling your insurance company or by contacting us below. One of our care coordinators can help you navigate your insurance coverage to get the care you need.

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