Therapist in Bristol, Tennessee Adam Kuykendall, Therapist

License: LPC-MHSP

Provider Gender: Male

Ages Served: 6-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Bristol, Tennessee Adam J Kuykendall, LPC-MHSP

Adam J Kuykendall, LPC-MHSP

Adam J. Kuykendall is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Tennessee. Adam has a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Antioch University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing/Literature in the English Language from Virginia Intermont College. Adam enjoys exploring a client’s experiences through multiple theoretical approaches and creative interventions including Narrative Therapy, Experiential Approaches, and Logo-Centered Therapy techniques. He is experienced in providing his clients with Psychoeducation, with use of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, seeking Safety models in group therapy, and facilitating family sessions to clarify and develop appropriate communication skills among family members. Adam enjoys working with individuals, couples, and families. He has experience working with both adolescents and adults. Adam’s main purpose in his work with adolescents is to focus on emotional and behavioral regulation. With adults, his focus has been on helping clients increase their level of self-awareness, aiding in self-discovery, and helping his clients make meaning of their lived experience. Adam enjoys working with depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, and substance use disorders. He also has a history of counseling people with more severe mental health issues in an inpatient setting like schizophrenia/schizoaffective, dementia, autism spectrum, and other forms which include depersonalization/derealization symptoms. In his free time Adam enjoys playing musical instruments, perusing antique stores, and spending time with family. “If you like a flower, you pluck it; If you love a flower, you water it daily…” – Buddha


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Behavioral Health Systems (BHS)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Centivo
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Exposure Therapy


  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Head Injuries
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Adam Kuykendall. You can also call 865-588-3173 to have someone assist you.

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