Sherrell Bechtel is a trainer and speaker on various topics. She has years of expertise in the Chattanooga area. She has spoken on film, radio and with live audiences. She is an author and her books have helped people immensely.  She speaks to companies, groups, and churches. Her sense of humor and practicality is a wonderful combination.

​Tammy Gray Smith is a skilled trainer and speaker. She has years of experience in the Chattanooga area. She has spoken on radio, film, and with live audiences. She speaks to both large and small groups with companies, women’s groups and churches. Tammy also is a trainer on numerous topics and various subjects. She provides educational information in a clear practical way. She is both knowledgeable and entertaining. She has received rave reviews about her teaching, training, and speaking abilities.

Now through August, 2018

For LCSWs, LPCs, Nurses, & Psychologists

6 CEUs for

The Good News of Hope, Health and Healing

Please view our training clips below. We recently spoke at the "Empower You" event to help inform survivors of domestic violence that there is Hope and where to look for Hope and Guidance.

Both Tammy and Sherrell would love to come to you or your organization and teach, train, or speak.

List of potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Better communication

  • Importance of Self-Care

  • Boundaries in relationships

  • Dealing with difficult people

  • Smoking cessation

  • Work – life balance

  • Stress reduction

  • Addiction Issues

  • Surviving  Trauma

  • Anger Management

  • Team – Building

  • Crisis Debriefing / Intervention

And MANY more!

Please call today to ask about a topic that interests you.

(423) 894-6712

Communication Strategies
  • Facilitating healthy relationships

  • Listening skills 

Dealing with Difficult People
  • Empower yourself - not someone else

  • Resisting the urge to react

  • Disengage when possible

Stress Reduction
  • Engage in stress-reducing activities.

  • Plan a healthy diet

  • Monitoring self-talk

Anger Management
  • Causes of anger

  • Identifying situational triggers

  • How to take the edge off of anger

Self-Care
  • Exercise

  • Keeping Doctor's Appointments

  • Healthy Diet

Smoking Cessation
  • How to successfully fight the urge to smoke

  • Dealing with side effects of quitting

Addiction Issues
  • Effects on family

  • Positive personal changes

  • Steps for success

Team - Building Strategies
  • Build trust

  • Help mitigate conflict

  • How to encourage communication

  • Increase productive collaboration

Relationship Boundaries
  • Encourage healthy interactions

  • Allows room to grow

  • Shows mutual respect and support

Work - Life Balance
  • A better work life balance leads to greater creativity and more productivity.

  • Alleviate stress and eliminate chronic illness

Surviving Trauma
  • Recognizing symptoms

  • Dealing with emotions

  • How to get help

Crisis Debriefing / Intervention
  • Dealing with symptoms effectively

  • Processing and Reflecting

  • Defusing

Bechtel Gray-Smith Counseling Center

We are a professional, Christian based Counseling Center.  We offer hope, help, and healing to individuals, families, and couples.

Hours:  Mon-Thurs:  8 - 6 pm

Phone:  423-894-6712

6720 Heritage Business Ct., Ste. 605

Chattanooga, TN  37421

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The contents of this website and the resources linked to it are intended for educational and informational purposes only.   Nothing you read on this website is meant to diagnose, substitute for, or otherwise replace actual face-to-face professional counseling. 

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