Dr. Michelle Jester, PHD

Marriage & Family TherapyFemaleAge 60

Marriage & Family Therapy

Dr. Michelle Jester, PHD is a Marriage & Family Therapist in Knoxville, TN and has over 22 years of experience in the healthcare field. She graduated from University of Tennessee in 2000. She is affiliated with University of Tennessee Medical Center. Her office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Michelle Jester, PHD

Michelle Jester, PHD, LMFT, Knoxville, TN

118 Westfield Rd Knoxville, TN 37919
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(865) 237-4341
Telehealth services available

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Care Philosophy

"I see patients based on counseling needs and take a unique approach to each patients specific circumstances to resolve the problems."

- Dr. Michelle Jester, PHD

At a Glance

  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Jester's conditions and procedures:

  • Addiction
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • ADHD Testing
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Adolescent Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Behavior Modification
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Counseling Services
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Depressive Episode
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Grief
  • Grief Therapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Marital and Family Psychotherapy
  • Marital Counseling
  • Marital Therapy
  • Marriage Break-Up
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Relationship Issues
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Abuse

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(865) 237-4341

Dr. Jester accepts the following insurance:

Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Behavioral Health Network
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Blue Network E
Network S
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus

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About Me

Care Philosophy

I see patients based on counseling needs and take a unique approach to each patients specific circumstances to resolve the problems.


We are a marital and family therapy practice that offers therapy at our private Knoxville location. We also offer conjoint therapy with horses at two different...Read more


  • Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Addiction and Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Addiction Psychology
  • ADHD Parent Coaching
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Christian Counseling
  • Counseling
  • Couples Counseling
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Individual Counseling
  • Psychology
  • Relationship Counseling
  • School Counseling
  • School Psychology
  • Women's Counseling


University of Tennessee
Medical School
Marital and Family Therapy Internship With Supervision Of Family Therapy Sessions.
Internship Hospital

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Michelle Jester, PHD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Jester has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Michelle Jester, PHD accepting new patients?

Dr. Michelle Jester, PHD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Jester's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Michelle Jester, PHD's top areas of care?

Dr. Jester frequently treats Addiction, ADHD and-or ADD, and ADHD Testing. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Jester treats.

Where is Dr. Michelle Jester, PHD's office located?

Dr. Jester's office is located at 118 Westfield Rd, Knoxville, TN 37919. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Michelle Jester, PHD, LMFT, Knoxville, TN

Dr. Michelle Jester (private practice) Phd.118 Westfield Rd Knoxville, TN 37919

Affiliated Hospitals

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University of Tennessee Medical Center

Knoxville, TN

77% Patients that would definitely recommend, 7% higher than the national average

13 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)