Mental Health Specialist

Genesis Family Healthcare, PLLC

Family Medicine & Aesthetics located in Johnson City, TN

All too often, we take mental health less seriously than physical health. By offering mental health services alongside family medicine and aesthetics, Genesis Family Healthcare in Johnson City, Tennessee, makes it easy for you to get what you need to lead your healthiest life, physically and mentally. 

Mental Health Q & A

How is mental health important to my well-being?

Mental health disorders and imbalances affect around 10 million Americans. Many of them go untreated because of the stigmas surrounding mental health. But these issues aren’t ones you can just fix yourself.

In the same way you need your provider to help you get through certain illnesses or to heal properly from injury, a mental health professional is crucial to helping you restore balance to your mind.

Mental illnesses are characterized by your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors as you move through everyday situations. Mental illness symptoms can mildly impact a person’s life from time to time, or it can be a severe, everyday occurrence, making it all but impossible for the individual to lead a happy, balanced life. The good news is that mental illnesses are highly treatable.

What are the most common mental health issues?

Mental illness is extremely common. In fact, 20 percent of Americans live with mental illness.

Some of the most common mental illnesses include:

  • Anxiety, characterized by excessive nervousness, apprehension, and worry, affects 42 million American adults.

  • Depression, which makes people feel extended periods of despair and dejection, affects 16 million American adults.


If you’re living with a mental illness, you’re not alone.

What can I do if I want to improve my mental health?

Whether you want to gain balance in your life, feel more confident in social situations, or need support to work through a severe mental illness condition like depression or bipolar disorder, Natalie Pickering, PhD, and the dedicated team at Genesis Family Healthcare are here to provide comprehensive, compassionate care.

As a licensed psychologist and wellness coach, Natalie Pickering, PhD, helps patients get the tools and education they need to rebalance their brains and regain control and enjoyment of their lives. She has worked with military veterans, with athletes in the fitness industry, and with people of all ages both in the United States and abroad.

With a wide range of experience and a focus on preventive holistic care, Natalie Pickering, PhD, is available to give you the mental healthcare you seek.

Make your mental health a priority. If you want to learn more about the psychological services available at Genesis Family Healthcare or to meet with Natalie Pickering, PhD, schedule your appointment online today.



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