S. David Hall, PsyD, LMFT, LPC-MHSP-AS, CST, NCC
Co-Founder & Chief Maven
Dr. Stephen "David" Hall heads up content and creative direction as the "Chief Maven" of PsychMaven. He began his work as a psychotherapist in 2005, and he currently holds clinical licenses in Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. He has built up multiple counseling practices in his years as a clinician, first in Georgia and then in his home state of Tennessee. In 2015, he led the start-up of an independent psychiatry clinic, Haven Family Psychiatry, in Knoxville, TN. Dr. Hall maintains a psychotherapy caseload and supervises postgraduate therapists in the practice he owns in the clinic, Haven Counseling Center at Haven Family Psychiatry.
In 2011, Dr. Hall founded the Narrative Institute to create a venue for therapists wanting to learn more about how to apply narrative theory and story-craft in behavioral health practice. With the Narrative Institute, and well as with other groups and associations, Dr. Hall has organized and taught continuing education seminars on narrative therapy, mental health business, professional ethics, and other clinical topics; having done live trainings throughout the United States and in the United Kingdom. In 2019, the Narrative Institute became one of the founding component institutes of PsychMaven. Dr. Hall has worked as a business and clinical consultant in recovery treatment center start-ups, has served as the president of the Tennessee Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (TNAMFT), the state division of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), and as an adjunct professor with Richmont Graduate University in Chattanooga, TN. He has been married to fellow therapist and maven, Brandy Hall, since 2008, and lives and practices in his hometown of Knoxville, TN.
Dr. Hall is available for consulting projects, live trainings, and other speaking events. Contact us here for more information.
For information on clinical services, please visit Dr. Hall's page at Haven Family Psychiatry here.