Ferren Family Counseling LLC

​Providing Mental Health Therapy to the Greater Memphis area.

Amanda Dodson, LMSW
​Social Worker (IC)


​​Licensed Masters Social Worker - Tennessee #10239

Amanda is a masters-level therapist who specializes in trauma and attachment. Amanda has experience with children, teens, and adults. Her professional background is in school social work and community mental health. She has spent several years working with at-risk youth, as well as families who have experienced trauma and disruption. Amanda is passionate about incorporating holistic methods such as art, music, movement, and mindfulness into healing. 

Amanda attended the University of Texas at Austin, where she received a bachelors in social work. She went on to earn a masters degree in social work from Simmons College in Boston. Amanda is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in Tennessee. 

Amanda's primary approach is trauma-informed, strengths-based, and centered on the healing power of relationships. Amanda is trained in several therapeutic approaches--including cognitive behavioral therapy and trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy. Amanda is also an adoption-competent therapist, who is specially trained to work with therapeutic issues in the adoption/foster care triad. Like us all here at FFC, Amanda is LGBTQ friendly.  She is available to provide therapy for children, teens, young adults, and families, and offers weekend sessions.

Amanda is leading a Care & Action Women's Group on Tuesday evenings, beginning 2/12/2019. 

Hours Available
Saturdays 8am - 1pm

Self-Pay Rates
$60/ session, $35/ group therapy session

Contact Amanda at 901-498-9126 x5 or use the contact form below.