You can be treated by a doctoral-level psychologist.

John B. Averitt, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
100 West 4th, Suite 300
Cookeville, Tennessee 38501 Phone:  931-526-2722

If you have questions please feel free to call the office during business hours at (931) 526-2722 or contact me by      e-mail.  In case of a real emergency for established patients call the local hospital at: (931) 528-2541

​Dr. Averitt accepts most Insurance.
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Dr. John B. Averitt, Ph.D. holds doctorate degrees from both Vanderbilt University in Nashville and The University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee.  He is a Licensed Psycholoigst designated as a Health Service Provider in Tennessee.  He has been in private practice in Cookeville, Tennessee since 1981.  He is now working as a Psychological Hospitalist at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.  He is no longer taking new patient in his private practice.
 Dr. Averitt is a recently retired Sergeant with the Cookeville Police Department. He continues to work for the department as a police psychologist. His current duties include training, working with The Crisis Negotiation Team and consulting with the Internet Crimes Against Children Unit. 
Dr. Averitt serves as a psychological hospitalist at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.. He served on the Governor's Methamphetamine Task Force. He specializes in addictionology, treatment of depression and anxiety, traumatology, and the treatment of sexual perpetrators.