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John Heflin, LCSW

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Male

Serving: 06-10, 11-14, 15-17, 18-21, 22-26, 27-40, 41-64, 65+

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John Heflin, LCSW

Mr. Heflin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has worked in the social work/ behavioral health field since 1993. He utilizes a cognitive-behavnaioral treatment approach known as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), which attempts to increase psychological flexibility through the practice of mindfulness, acceptance, values construction, and committed action. His approach can be effective in changing the relationship with unpleasant internal experiences (thoughts, feelings, memories, urges, etc.) and promoting action in the service of valued living. His interests include working with individuals (16y/o- 85+ y/o) struggling with life transitions and obstacles to living a meaningful, purposeful, and engaged life. During his career, he has provided services in both outpatient and inpatient settings treating a broad range of presenting problems including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety and substance abuse. Before moving to Knoxville, he worked as an Addiction Specialist at the Penn State Center for Counseling and Psychological Services.

Treatment Areas

  • ADHD
  • Anger Management / Mood Swings
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating/Weight Concerns
  • Mood
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attacks
  • Phobias
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Stress/Worry

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Aetna EAP
  • BCBS
  • BCBS Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Magellan EAP
  • Medicare
  • Tricare Prime
  • Tricare Select
  • UBH


  • English


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