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Welcome to GPCC
4132 Bristol Highway Suite 5
Johnson City TN 37601
423-283-4958- Telephone
423-283-7135- Fax

Therapist available at this office are:
Deborah Butler LSPE
John Lawson LMFT
Dr Rob Hughes PhD
Dr John Thurman PhD (not taking new patients)
Grace Pointe Counseling is no longer providing Medication Management.
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New Patient Packet

Welcome to GracePointe Counseling Center!

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Welcome to GracePointe Counseling Center

Welcome to GracePointe Counseling Center where our compassionate professionals provide Full Service Psychological Care for the needs of all ages. We specialize in numerous therapeutic options including:

  • Assessment
  • Counseling
  • Coaching
  • Discipling
  • Referrals

We are here to serve you. People of all ages bring all sorts of concerns to Full Service Psychological Care. Counseling is not always linked to a crisis and is usually a sign of strength … a decision to improve an area of one's life. How may we serve you?

Our Mission

We dedicate ourselves to delivering Full Service Psychological Care for each client according to their specific needs, life season and desire for faith-based integration in such a way that they will eagerly share us with their friends and family.

Our Vision

GracePointe Counseling Center provides Full-Service Psychological Care through a strategically constructed network of churches, medical facilities, schools, businesses, not-for profits and other organizations thus serving all levels of need for individuals, groups and communities thereby making significant contributions to the successes of all involved.

GracePointe Counseling Center …"How may we serve you?" Read our Values


  • I love my counselor. She tells me things I’ve always known and things I’ve never heard before. I’m learning how to be a better person.

  • I didn't want to go to another counselor when I started going to GracePointe. I went to a counselor when I was younger and it didn't really do anything for me. I didn't think it would help me now. I was very wrong. The people at GracePointe care about me like I am their daughter. The lady that checked me in was soooo nice. She actually reminds me of my own mom. My counselor showed me that we all have parts of our life that can be better, but they won't get better if we ignore them and go around saying, "Everything is fine." Since I started going to GracePointe, I have better relationships with my true friends and I'm even learning to get along with my step dad too. If anyone I know is having a hard time, I tell them about my counselor and how she has helped me.

  • When my dad was very sick and we all knew he was going to die soon, I called and made an appointment with GracePointe Counseling. I wanted to talk to someone who was a Christian. The counselor I saw told me he had lost his father recently. We talked about that and how he handled it. He told me a story about someone else he knew who had a near death experience. He shared two books with me about death and heaven and how it was all part of God’s plan. He really helped me a lot.

  • I LOVE that they are open most nights and evenings. I never miss my appointments. They have changed my life.

  • Five years ago my husband and I went for a few sessions with one of the Psychologists at GracePointe. He was one of the wisest people I have ever met. We were struggling with a very difficult decision we had to make about a family member who was living with us at the time. He didn’t ever tell us what to do, but he helped us think about the situation in a way that was bigger than the situation itself. We considered points that were true, but we had never thought about before. We were able to make a tough choice and we had confidence in doing so. I recommend GracePointe and especially my Psychologist for anyone faced with the hard choices of life.

If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.

Joseph Addison