Counselors


Vic Jungkurth, Ph.D.

Pastoral Counseling Director

Phone: 615-636-7414

Email: [email protected]

Dr. Vic Jungkurth ​directs the pastoral counseling ministry of Christopher Ministries and the Counseling Group. As a pastor for nearly 50 years, he has assisted many people who found themselves struggling with life and feeling hopeless. "Our hope is not in this life it is in Jesus Christ and His resurrection."  I want to share the God of comfort with the hurting. 

In addition to grief counseling, Dr. Vic provides counseling for individuals and families.


Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God. 

 II. Cor. 1: 3-4 KJV


If you would like more information or want to schedule an appointment, please email: [email protected]

or call 615-440-3938




Traci Jungkurth, Ph.D., LPC-MHSP, AS

Clinical Supervisor

Phone: 615-636-7414

Email: [email protected]

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Dr. Traci Jungkurth is the founder and serves as the president of Christopher Ministries, Inc. www.christopherministries.com. She has an earned Doctorate in Psychology and is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Tennessee with board certifications in addiction and trauma. She serves as the Clinical Supervisor for the Christopher Counseling Group www.thechristophercounselinggroup.com in the states of Tennessee, Florida, and Texas.


She provides counseling for individuals, couples and families. Her specific areas of competence are Marriage Counseling; Christian Counseling; Depression & Anxiety Disorders; Personal Development; Addiction; Grief Issues and Trauma therapy including EMDR. 


Dr. Jungkurth is a Telehealth provider utilizing a video platform that meets HIPPA guidelines. 


A Renewed Mind=A Renewed Life

Changing your thoughts will change your world.

And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

Romans 12:2 NKJV


For Appointments Contact: Tammy Smith at 615-636-7414 or email : [email protected]


Debbie Robinson, M.A., LPC-MHSP

 Clinical Counseling Supervisor

Phone: 1-866-799-4289, ext. 2

Email: [email protected]


A lifelong resident of Wilson County, Debbie is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has experience working with children (12 and older), adolescents, adults, and families with a variety of mental health and behavioral needs. She graduated from Cumberland University, and went on to earn her Masters Degree in Clinical Counseling from Argosy University.  Debbie is also a certified counseling facilitator with Prepare Enrich.

 

"'Don't expect God to guide your footsteps if you are not willing to move your feet." ~ Dale Partridge


For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord; plans to prosper you and not to harm you; plans to provide you with hope and a future. 

~ Jeremiah 29:11 NIV


TELEHEALTH SESSIONS AVAILABLE

Call for an appointment with Debbie at 1-866-799-4289, ext. 2; 

Email: [email protected]


Interns

Nicole Turner, MA

Nicole Turner is a professional counseling intern with Christopher Ministries.  She graduated from Regent University in 2020 with a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.  Nicole also has an earned Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University.  Nicole and her husband serve together in their local youth group.  In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and outdoor adventures.  Nicole has a passion for helping individuals through difficult parts of their lives.  


Nicole counsels teens (13+), adults and couples. She is certified as a counseling facilitator with Prepare Enrich providing premarital and ongoing couples counseling.  Nicole has worked extensively with individuals struggling with substance abuse and various addictions for individuals and groups.  

 TELEHEALTH Sessions are available.


Office location:


313B W. Division St.

Mt. Juliet, TN 37122


Nicole provides counseling on a sliding fee scale.  If you would like more information about setting up a counseling session with Nicole, please contact her at: 615-625-6177 or contact her by email: [email protected]

Joseph Obie Norris, MS, BCBC

Joseph Obie Norris, who prefers to be called "Obie," is a Board Certified Biblical Counselor with the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) and is currently enrolled at Liberty University in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. He is a pastoral counselor and professional counseling intern with Christopher Ministries.  Obie also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of Alabama, MBA from Western Governors University, and an MS in Exercise Science and Wellness from Liberty University.  Recently, he finished his military service in Georgia and decided to pursue his calling in pastoral counseling ministry.


He has experience counseling young adults (18+), couples, and families. As a certified counseling facilitator with Prepare Enrich he is able to assess and provide relationship counseling. TELEHEALTH Sessions are available.


People need encouragement, no matter what issues they face in life.  Obie believes that true peace, encouragement, and wholeness come from Jesus Christ.  


Seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be given to you.

Matthew 6:33 MEV


Office Location:


313B W. Division St.

Mt. Juliet, TN 37122


Obie provides counseling on a sliding fee scale.  If you would like more information about setting up a counseling session with him, please contact Obie at : 615-583-9087

Email: [email protected]




 

Administrative Staff

Tamara Stephens Smith

Administration & Corporate Treasurer

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 1-866-799-4289, ext. 1

Direct: 615-636-7414

Fax: 1-866-799-4512

Dawn Avveduti, B.A.

CCG Office Manager

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 1-866-799-4289, ext. 2

Direct line: 1-321-576-7868

Fax: 1-866-799-4512



Betty Wills Stephens

Administration & Corporate Secretary


Phone: 1-866-799-4289, ext. 1


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