Green Hills Family Psych

Founded by psychiatrist Dr. Dana D. Verner and psychologist Dr. Katie Herrington, Green Hills Family Psych is now open for business. The clinic offers mental health care for children, adults and families and is located on the first floor of the Green Hills Apartments building at 2209 Abbott Martin Road.

What to know

Its services range from individual therapy for kids, teens and adults to group and family therapy and more. Along with Verner and Herrington, Green Hills Family Psych's staff includes Ragan Graves, a licensed marriage and family therapist; Dr. Elisabeth Sweeney, an educational physchologist specializing in learning disabilities and developmental disorders; and Dr. Trish Potter, a licensed clinical psychologist.

You can read about the seven-member team here.

About the founders

Dr. Dana D. Verner

Verner is a board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist with over 14 years of experience working with children and adults of all ages with a variety of mental health needs. Prior to co-founding Green Hills Family Psych, she received her B.A. from Princeton University, her M.D. from Vanderbilt School and was in private practice for four years at Nashville Child and Family Wellness Center.

Dr. Katie Herrington

Herrington is a licensed pediatric health psychologist who provides therapy and assessment services for children, adolescents and young adults. She specializes in serving young people living with acute and chronicmedical conditions, stress, and related emotional, behavioral, and developmental disorders.

Dylan Skye Aycock is a Nashville-based journalist and photographer. As a reporter for Rover, Aycock follows transportation, housing and retail trends, as well as other hyperlocal and city-wide issues that affect residents in Green Hills and Belle Meade.

She previously contributed written and visual content to The Murfreesboro Pulse, American Songwriter Magazine and The Tennessean. Aycock earned a journalism degree from Middle Tennessee State University, where she honed her craft as editor-in-chief of Sidelines, the university's student-run publication. When she's not out on assignment or live-tweeting city council meetings, you can find her discovering new local spots or catching a show at one of Nashville's many music venues.


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