Lynn P. Barton

Lynn P. Barton

Lynn P. Barton, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Nashville, TN 37205

Areas of Practice

  • Therapy with Individuals and Couples
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Coach, Collaborative Law Team

Fee Information

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Licenses and Professional Positions

  • Licensed as Independent Practitioner of Social Work
  • Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work
  • Advanced Practitioner Certification, Association for Conflict Resolution
  • Certified as Rule 31 Mediator in General Civil/Family Mediation
  • Assistant Clinical Profesor, Department of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine


  • M.S.S.W. , University of Tennessee School of Social Work, Nashville, TN
  • B.A. , Smith College, Northampton, MA
    Newcomb College, New Orleans, LA
  • Divorce Mediation Training with Steve and Marilyn Erickson
  • Civil and Commercial Mediation Training with Robert Benjamin

Collaborative Training

  • Training with Chip Rose, Sponsored byVanderbilt University School of Law


Professional Activities

  • Co-Founder and Second President Board of Directors, Alive Hospice of Nashville
  • Co-Founder and First President Board of Directors, Nashville Area Association of Family Mediators
  • Co-Founder and First President Board of Directors, Mediation Association of Tennessee, Inc.
  • Founding Board Member, Nashville Conflict Resolution Center
  • Founding Member, Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators
  • Member, Middle Tennessee Collaborative Alliance
  • Co-Instructor in Marital Therapy Seminars, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
  • Community Speaking Engagements related to the following subjects: Coping with Divorce; Process and Management of Grief; Dealing with Life-Threatening Illnesses, Dying and Death; Dual Career Marriages; Couple Relationships; Medical Marriages; Divorce Mediation