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Burgess Rye


I hope to help nurture an external environment of peace and care that can lead to an internal environment of personal growth and love. I am passionate about seeing others, not only reach their fullest potential but also walking alongside them in the process. I love people and hearing their stories. The approaches I most frequently use are Cognitive Behavioral and Solution-Focused Therapies. 

I have a background in church ministry, primarily focused on youth ministry and event coordination. I spent 5 years coaching baseball, doing private hitting and fielding lessons, and substitute teaching. After that season of life, I was influenced by a few church members to begin school (again) to become a counselor which is where I find myself today.

I currently live in Murfreesboro, TN with my wife, Morgan, and family.


Life Transitions
Sports Performance


BA - Theology and Ministry - Lipscomb University
MA - Theological Studies - Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
(Pending) MA - Clinical Mental Health Counseling (LPC) - Liberty University

Training & Certifications

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The Basics
Nashville, TN
Beagle/Australian Shepherd Mix (Annie)
About Your Practice
I have always been drawn to coaching and teaching, and others have frequently talked to me about their lives and issues. I never considered it as a possible career path until my work in and around my church opened the door for me to step into the counseling world.

Multiple pastors in my life now and at my previous church in Nashville.

My parents in different ways.

My wife.

My faith is the foundation from which I practice, not as a means to influence clients, but rather to ground myself in something greater than me.


C.S. Lewis

The Problem of Pain

Sport – Baseball (Play), Football (Watch)

Physical Activity – Pickleball

Just For Fun

Clearing Land at a Farm

Jeni’s Ice Cream

Watching Sports

Video Games

Riding Bikes

Playing Catch

Yard Games

Table Games

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