Vice President of Clinical Services
Rachel Cook Freeman, LCSW
615.259.9055 ext. 338
Rachel has been with SAC since 2001. She worked as a therapist with children, adolescents, and adults in individual and group therapy settings at SAC for 5 years, before assuming the position of Vice President of Clinical Services. Rachel received her undergraduate degree in Sociology from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi and her Masters of Science in Social Work from the University of Tennessee. Rachel is certified in Level I EMDR and has special training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, play therapy, and art therapy. Rachel is secretary of the Davidson County Community Advisory Board through the Department of Children’s Services, member of the Adolescent Sex Offender Task Force, member of the Children with Sexual Behavior Problems Committee through the Governor’s Office of Children’s Care Coordination, and a member of Montgomery County’s CPIT (Child Protective Investigative Team) management team. Rachel was the 2006 recipient of the award from Project Safe and the Vanderbilt’s Women’s Center honoring outstanding advocates in their efforts to decrease violence against women. She has also worked as an adjunct professor and field consultant at the University of Tennessee College of Social Work. Her primary responsibilities at the Sexual Assault Center are to direct and supervise all of the Clinical Services provided to clients.
Clinical Supervisor and Therapist
Rosemary Cope, LPC/MHSP
615.259.9055 ext. 345
Rosemary received her MA in clinical psychology from Middle Tennessee State University. In addition, she also has an MA from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas. Rosemary has worked in the mental health field for over 20 years serving as a counselor at the Vanderbilt University Counseling Center, a pastoral counselor, schizophrenia Research Assistant with the VA and Vanderbilt Medical Center research, and most recently as a senior mental health clinician with the Vanderbilt Community Mental Health Center. In addition, she has served 3 years on the Board of Directors of the Nashville Psychotherapy Institute. She has many years of training and experience with trauma and dissociation, and works primarily with adults.
Char Creson, Ed.D.
615.259.9055 ext. 326
Char has an EdD in Human Development Counseling, and Masters in Education in Health Promotions and Exercise Science. Dr. Creson's previous experience has been with women and addictions, and also with the corporate sector as a health promotion counselor. She is certified in EMDR, and while she works with all client groups; her primary focus is with adult rape victims and adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
Eric S. Fogle, LPC/MHSP
615.259.9055 ext. 313
Eric is a Senior Therapist in SAC’s Nashville’s office. Eric began working for the center in 1993. He has experience with working in rural mental health, family counseling focused on teenage issues as well as a foster care agency. He currently provides therapy for all client types at the SAC, specializing in the treatment of child, adolescent, and adult survivors of rape, sexual assault, abuse and trauma. Eric also has received specialized training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, EMDR Level 1.
Brianna Grant, LCSW
615.259.9055 ext. 316
Brianna graduated from the University of Kentucky with an undergraduate degree in Psychology in 2002. Following graduation, she worked in community mental health centers, specializing in working with children, adolescents and their families. Brianna completed her clinical internship with the SAC and received her Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Tennessee in 2008. Prior to returning to the SAC in 2010, Brianna provided therapy and mental health services for children, adolescents and families in Atlanta, Georgia. Brianna has received specialized training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR- Level II), Cognitive Processing Therapy, Play therapy and Sand Tray Therapy. Brianna is currently working towards gaining her registered play therapy certification (RPT).
Lisa Lyons, LCSW
615. 259.9055 ext. 329
Lisa specializes in working with adult men and women abused as children. She also works with those who have been raped, are non-offending parents, as well as with adolescents. She has a certification in the “mind body” connection and incorporates body healing with the healing of emotions and spirit. Lisa is certified in EMDR Level II and Hypnotherapy.
Tavianna Renier, LMSW
615.259.9055 ext. 312
Tavianna graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 2003 with a BA in Psychology. After graduation, she worked in community mental health, specializing in working with children, adolescents and their families from 2004-2009. She completed her clinical internship with the SAC in 2009 in pursuit of a Masters in Social Work. She graduated in May 2009 from the University of Tennessee with an MSW and recently received her LMSW. She is working toward LCSW. She has training in trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy. Shework with clients of all ages.
Becky Russell, LPC/MHSP
615.259.9055 ext. 344
Becky received her M.Ed. in counseling from The University of Mississippi. Becky has worked in the mental health field for over 18 years, serving in many different capacities, including Case Manager, Behavior Specialist, Outpatient Therapist/Counselor, and Behavior Research Clinician/Consultant. Most recently, prior to her work at the Sexual Assault Center, Becky assisted with the curriculum development and implementation of an intensive social skills/behavior modification program that is currently being utilized in some elementary schools. She has received specialized training in behavior modification (CBT model), play therapy, and Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. Becky works with all client groups, and specializes in work with children and parents.
Eve Vanzant, M.Ed.
615.259.9055 ext. 322 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Eve received her BA undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and her Masters degree in Human Development Counseling from Vanderbilt University in 2010. Having completed internships at Davidson County Drug Court and the Vanderbilt Psychological and Counseling Center, Eve gained experience working with a wide range of mental health issues and modalities of treatment. She specializes in the treatment of adolescent and adult survivors of rape and childhood sexual abuse, as well as non-offending parents and partners of survivors. Eve has received specialized training in Cognitive Processing Therapy and Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and is working toward her LPC.
Rebekah Zahurones, LCSW
615.259.9055 ext. 323
Rebekah received her BSW undergraduate degree from MTSU and her MSSW degree from University of Tennessee. She specializes in the treatment of child, adolescent, and adult survivors of rape, sexual assault, abuse and trauma, and has received specialized training in EMDR (level 2), play therapy, dissociation, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.
Corrie Cecil, MSW
615.259.9055 ext. 335 or email@example.com
Corrie received her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Women’s Studies from Austin Peay State University in 2005. Following graduation, she worked as a VISTA community organizer and with survivors of domestic violence while they resided in shelter. Corrie completed clinical internships with the Crisis Intervention Center and SAC while earning her Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Tennessee. Corrie began working at SAC May of 2012 after completing her MSSW. Corrie’s primary role at SAC is to assist clients during the intake process. She is available to answer questions about the services offered by SAC.
Clinical Projects Manager
615.259.9055 ext. 342 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Amanda received her bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from Austin Peay State University. Amanda manages the crisis line and crisis line volunteers, helps with clinical reporting for grants, and manages numerous clinical projects. Amanda worked as an Education Manager at SAC for 4 years prior to joining the Clinical Team as Clinical Projects Manager.