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Find you. Find freedom. Come alive.

Therapy for Men and Women, Workshops, and Speaking | Nashville, TN

Do you long to come alive?

from alone to known

from lost to passionate

from darkness to hope

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We're here to help you to stop "just surviving" and finally deal with the roots of your pain.

You are made for this. You are made to live fully alive and totally free. You are made to be seen, and understood, and delighted in, and whole. Have you gotten a little stuck in your journey towards experiencing these glorious truths about yourself?

The fact is, we have all gotten derailed on this journey at one time or another. It's a simple truth owed to the pain of experiencing life: you will get hurt. You may feel alone, or lost, or like you don't belong. You will taste the dark and ugly side of life along the way.

Many of us think we want a life without this pain, but in reality the pain itself is a friend on our quest towards really living. Here's the beautifully good news: it is the journey, the quest itself, that leads us all into wholeness. It is your story – from the smallest bumps and bruises to what may seem like insurmountable failure or pain  – that holds the key to a life fully lived.

Do you want to step into this adventure? Do you long to unlock the truth about who you really are, and learn how to live this incredible life you were made to live? 


Often, all we need is someone who has walked before us and can guide us along the way. Through therapy, workshops, and speaking engagements, Come Alive Counseling is here to guide you into the freedom and joy of a life fully lived. Would you invite us to join you on this journey?

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Melanie Rogers, Founder
LPC- MHSP, LPC Approved Supervisor, 

"Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the same well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears. And how else can it be? The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.”  
-Kahlil Gibran

Take your first step on this courageous journey. Click here to book a session.


Richard Cowan

"If you've come this far, maybe you're willing to come a little further."

- The Shawshank Redemption

Start the next chapter of your story.

Click here to book a session.

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 “Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that, this too, was a gift.” - Mary Oliver

Click here to book a session.

Kate Moody
MEd, LPC-MHSP (temp)

Therapy for Men and Women

No matter what problem you’re facing –whether it seems small, or feels impossibly large – there is a way through it. Therapy is an invitation into an honest and caring relationship where we guide you through your story, including the painful realities of your life. We will help you bravely walk the road to wholeness and find hope and healing on the other side of your pain. Spoiler alert: you are the hero at the end of your story. You have what it takes!

Therapists are also available for half or full-day therapeutic intensives upon request.

Therapeutic Groups

We are harmed in relationship and we are healed in relationship. Groups provide a safe space for authentic relationships to develop among like minded people who desire personal growth and healing. Types of groups offered may include: Trauma Groups, Story Groups, 12-Step groups, and process groups.

Meet Come Alive Counseling's Therapists

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Speaking Engagements

Want your next event to be a game changer for attendees? We are available to speak to groups of adults and/or adolescents on a range of topics including:


  • The Gifts of Feelings

  • What Your Adolescent Really Needs From You

  • The True Self: Engaging Life from a Place of Wholeness

  • Healthy Relationships

  • Knowing Your Story

Our speaking style is warm, personal, and interactive. Contact us here to inquire about speaking engagements.

Story Workshops

Workshops and Retreats are transformative multi-day experiences that guide participants to a deeper understanding of how their life experiences have shaped them. In this beautiful community, you will explore the difficult places in your life where you have gotten stuck, felt alone, or are unable to experience healing.


Through sharing and processing, group feedback, teaching, experiential exercises, reflection time, and shared meals, you will gain a deeper understanding of yourself and experience growth and healing in ways that group participation can uniquely provide. 


Workshops and Retreat topics may include, but are not limited to: The Mother Stories: How We Hunger for More, Knowing Your Story, and The Gifts of Our Feelings. Please contact us here for more information.

"As we enter the places where we lost our name, we are most likely to hear the whisper of our new name... the name God will give us."

Dan Allender

"I called Melanie when I found myself in an unexpected season of life. I needed a neutral and trusted source to unburden all my thoughts, fears, disappointments and emotions. I wasn't sure what counseling would bring or the impact it would have. She simply met me where I was at and journeys with me as I fight for forward progress. I've found acceptance, understanding, confidence and joy that touches every aspect of my life. This was the best gift I could have given myself."

"Richard has been a thoughtful, empathic listener and has imparted care, insight, and wisdom over the last year that we've been working together. I've been on an exploration facing my internal conflicts, and he has faithfully journeyed alongside me the whole way." 

"Melanie has made a profound impact on my heart, and her counsel has changed my life forever. In one of my deepest and darkest seasons, Melanie shepherded me through learning to understand my emotions and fears; she walked with me from darkness into light, and from brokenness into healing. It’s not her skill or depth of experience that make her a rare gift of a therapist (though they do), it is her essence - a soul marked by grace, truth, and honor. I will forever be grateful for her.”

"When I first met Kate, I was going through a season of uncertainty in almost every area of my life. Seeing her each week was like having a weight lifted off of my shoulders. When things didn't work out the way I wanted, having Kate’s guidance made my burdens so much easier to bear. Therapy was long overdue for me and I was very hesitant to go at first, but it has been more than worth it. I’m very honored to have had her as my therapist."

"As clients of Come Alive Counseling for multiple years now, both my husband and I confidently say our relationship has greatly improved. The guidance offered to us has opened new mental and emotional space for ourselves individually and between each other. Having room to safely ask or be asked, “is there more?” has been a healing touchstone in our marriage and that’s all thanks to Richard’s generous care, skillful input, and personal attention."

"I truly do not know where I would be without Kate! Through seeing her on a regular basis, I have learned so much about so many different aspects of my life – relationships, wellness, and my overall happiness. She really helped me understand why I was doing the things I was doing. She was so kind, such a good listener, and never made me feel judged at all! I am so, so thankful for her."

"Seeing Melanie on a regular basis completely changed my life. Meeting with a counselor was really scary for me, because I like everyone I come in contact with to think that I've got it all together. With kindness, gentleness, and a lovingly firm way of not letting me lie to her, Melanie helped me realize truths about my own life and spirit that I'm not sure I would've ever known. The things I learned and the tools I got from my time with Melanie have changed the way I approach all my relationships. I am eternally grateful for her wisdom, guidance, and counsel. Deciding to meet with her on a consistent basis is one of the best decisions I've ever made!”

3. Begin the work that will change your life

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