Clinical Supervision for the Entrepreneurial Spirit


Andy started Melton Counseling to provide a much needed space for pre-licensed counselors to begin building their clientele, receive clinical supervision, and gain practical business sense in order to launch their own practices. View Andy's supervision content schedule here.



Supervision with Andy

My experience includes over 15 years training and practice as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC-MHSP).  In 2018, Andy completed a PhD in counselor education and supervision from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville.  I completed a masters in clinical mental health counseling and marriage and family therapy from John Brown University in Northwest Arkansas in 2007.  I have experience in community mental health, psychiatric hospitalization, integrated behavioral health, church and school-based mental health and full-time private practice.  I am an Approved Clinical Supervisor for LPC-MHSPs in Tennessee.

Supervision FAQ

How many hours are required for licensure in TN?

"Complete two (2) years of professional experience which consists of at least 1500 hours of face to face counseling, 1500 hours of clinically related work, and 150 hours of consultation with an approved supervisor in a clinical setting that provides substantial opportunities to diagnose, treat, appraise and assess mental disorders." More Info

What is the cost of supervision?

- Individual supervision: $95 per meeting. - Groups of 2-3: $50 per clinician per meeting. - Reduced rates are available on limited basis.

Can we meet up see if we would be a good fit?

Absolutely! Text or call 615-669-4105 to set up an initial consultation at no cost.

What exams are required for LPC-MHSP licensure in TN?

Three exams: - National Counselor Examination (NCE) - National Clinical Mental Health Counseling Examination (NCMHCE) - Tennessee Jurisprudence Exam

How do I contact the TN LPC licensure office?

LPC Office Info: Phone: 615-532-5088 Address: 665 Mainstream Drive, Nashville, TN 37243

How do I report my hours?

You will keep track of your hours with your supervisor. Your supervisor will turn in this form upon completion.

Where can I find the ACA code of ethics?

Right here!

What are the advantages to obtaining a temporary LPC license?

- Increased Hireability - You are less of a risk to employers when temp. licensed. They like that. - Time Frame for Hours - You provide yourself a nice 3 year window to complete your hours. - Private Practice Possibilities - When temp. licensed, you may accept direct payments for services. - Increased Credibility - Clients appreciate that you are accountable through the state. - Listing on Board Website - Potential clients can look you up on the LPC board website. - Full Licensure Made Easier - The same information is used for the temp. licence and full license. Therefore, when you're ready to apply for full licensure, the bulk of the work is already done.

Exam study resources?

Book stuggestions: - Encyclopedia of Counseling - Kress & Paylo Website suggestions: - (NCMHCE) - (NCE)

What topics does Andy cover during supervision?

View Andy's Supervision Content Schedule here.

Have More Questions?

Email me at or text/call 615-669-4105