Therapist in Knoxville, Tennessee John Heflin, Therapist

License: LCSW

Provider Gender: Male

Ages Served: 18-64

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Knoxville, Tennessee John Heflin, LCSW

John Heflin, LCSW

Mr. Heflin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, who has worked in the social work/ behavioral health field since 1993. He graduated from OLLU-San Antonio with a Master of Social Work degree. He primarily utilizes a cognitive-behavioral approach known as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, as well as Compassion-Focused Therapy which focuses on the development of psychological flexibility utilizing strategies including mindfulness, values clarification, and committed action. His approach can be effective in changing one’s relationship with unpleasant internal experiences and promoting action in service of valued living. His interests include working with individuals (18-65y/o) struggling with obstacles to living a meaningful 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, anxiety, depression, and substance misuse.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Behavioral Health Systems (BHS)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • 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)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness


  • LGBTQ+


  • English



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

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