Counseling Services

We live in a world where children and families face an ever-increasing number of pressures. AGAPE‘s licensed staff counselors are able to help individuals, as well as families, deal with these pressures. A sliding scale fee makes this service available to anyone needing help. Whether its depression, anxiety, emotional or behavioral challenges with a child, or marital difficulties, AGAPE’s dedicated professionals want to help you back on the path to healing.


Joyce D. Sloan, Ph.D., LPC/MHSP joined AGAPE in June of 2006. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Service Provider and National Certified Counselor. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University and her master’s degree in Counseling from Trevecca Nazarene University. She also earned her Ph.D in Clinical Counseling, Teaching and Supervision from Trevecca Nazarene University. Her treatment interests include anxiety and depression, women’s issues, premarital counseling, career counseling and grief and loss issues. She works primarily with adults and couples. She has been trained in EMDR Level I and II, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Joyce also serves on the board of the Nashville Area Association of Christian Counselors.

Tracy Hall, Ph.D.,Ph.D., LMFT,  joined AGAPE in 2012. Tracy is a Licensed Marital and Family Therapist, an AAMFT Approved Supervisor and an Adjunct Professor in the Lipscomb University MFT Master’s program. He received his master’s degree in Marriage & Family Therapy from Harding University and completed his doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Akron. Tracy has experience working with children, adolescents, families, couples and individual adults. He is passionate about working with couples and dealing with relational, marital and pre-marital issues. Tracy has also had training in play therapy and post-adoption work. Before joining AGAPE, Tracy did in-home family therapy, gaining valuable insight into how families work outside of the office setting. Tracy sees clients at the main office in Nashville, as well as the Columbia and Smyrna offices.



To serve the needs of families and children in Middle Tennessee through adoption, foster care, unplanned pregnancy support services and faith-based counseling and psychological services with an unconditional, AGAPE love. Email Us for a Counseling Appointment, or call: 615.355.8711


Location: Center for Hope, a ministry of Smyrna Church of Christ.
111 David Collins Drive, Smyrna, TN  37167
Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays