Steve McIlvaine, LMFT, LPC, MHSP, Marriage & Family Therapist in Chattanooga
For the past 30 years, I have had the privilege of joining the journeys of countless people and their stories in a partnership for growth, healing, and hope. My clients have been my best teachers. With their help and working from a Gospel-centered worldview, I have learned how to support them in successfully navigating their own life challenges and relationships in the pursuit of real meaning and true joy. I am energized by seeing marriages rebuilt, parents learning how to lead, people finding their way through the maze of a crisis and landing at the doorstep of a new opportunity.
I work from a systems perspective. I look at the whole and then at its individual parts. I identify how a relationship system communicates, both verbally, and most powerfully, non-verbally. I help people understand how to start where they are and successfully get to where they want to be.
I serve on two unique teams as a critical incident debriefer, one nationally and another internationally. The international team also offers me the opportunity to provide both community and mental health education in the developing world and to participate in the training of the next generation of disaster responders.
Take the first step to help. Call or Email Steve McIlvaine now - (423) 460-2077 x4


  • Years in Practice: 30+ Years
  • School: Reformed Theological Seminary
  • Year Graduated: 1987
  • License No. and State: LMFT129 Tennessee


  • Avg Cost (per session): $100
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Out of Network

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: LPC 560, MHSP Approved Suprvsr Professional Counselor


  • Relationship Issues
  • Infidelity
  • Spirituality


  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Blended or Step-Families
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Religious Orientation: Christian


  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Narrative
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2016
Steve McIlvaine, LMFT, LPC, MHSP, Marriage & Family Therapist in Chattanooga

Steve McIlvaine

Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LPC, MHSP