Tonya Robbins, LMFT, MBA is a psychotherapist specializing in individual & couples therapy. As Founder of Wellness & Relational Institute, PLLC, a private practice in both Franklin & Mount Juliet, TN, Tonya facilitates the overarching goal of the practice, which is serving people in their journey towards self-discovery, self-acceptance, development or betterment of relationships, & healing. As founder, clinical director and an AAMFT approved supervisor, Tonya oversees & works closely with each of our therapists.
Tonya is passionate about relationships, including one’s relationship with oneself. Her approach to therapy targets a shift in one's view of self as well as self within relationships. As a therapist, Tonya’s goal is to empower her clients to take charge of their mental health &their reactions to life's stressors, developing preventative techniques that allow them to freely live their authentic lives. Tonya offers affirming, culturally-competent therapy and is sensitive to the unique needs of each individual and couple, regardless of the issues bringing them to therapy. Her model is holistic, considering the mind, body, & spirit.
Tonya’s primary areas of focus include: couples therapy, sex/kink therapy, pre-marital therapy, women's issues, & trauma. She is trained in EMDR, Imago Relationship Therapy (IRT), CBT, TF-CBT, EFT, Experiential, Narrative, Enneagram, and pre-marital program. She also offers Prepare/Enrich and Symbis assessments and is a Rule 31- Eligible Mediator. In 2023, Tonya will be integrating psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy in her practice as a trauma modality.
In addition to her clinical work, Tonya provides supervision to clinical intern MFT therapists as well as pre-licensed professional Marital and Family Therapists. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, biking, knitting, decorating, & spending time with her family.
• Licensed Marital & Family Therapist, TN 1368
• Master's Degree in Marital & Family Therapy
• Master's Degree in Business Administration
• AAMFT Approved Supervisor
• Active Clinical Fellow Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT & TNAMFT)
• Member of The Secular Therapy Project
• Member of Pride Counseling