Austin K. McCarthyMMHC

Every day is a new day. Every way is a new way, on the edge of darkness finding out what it means to love. - Greta van Fleet

About Austin

Austin has a robust background in working with clients who are struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, and difficult relationships. Having served on staff at a psychiatric hospital, Austin provides a calm, soothing presence combined with therapeutic expertise. As a graduate of Belmont University’s Master of Mental Health Counseling, Austin chose marriage and family therapy as her concentration in order to include a big picture approach to each client’s unique needs.

Other Interests

Austin is passionate about holistic health, functional fitness, strength training, and mindfulness. She loves spending time friends, adventures with her dog, attending concerts, and traveling. Austin attended Furman University on a vocal performance scholarship. She likes to relax with morning coffee and quiet time with her planner, or evening chamomile tea with calming music. 


  • Brainspotting Therapy
  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Life Transitions


  • B.A. Communication Studies, Furman University
  • M.A. Mental Health Counseling, Belmont University
  • Brainspotting Professional
  • Member: AAMFT

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with Austin, call (615) 212-8894.

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Austin K. McCarthy is under the clinical supervision of Dr. Layla Bonner, PhD, LMT license #1364.