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GI For Kids
Behavioral Health Program

"The Middle Path "
"GI For Kids"
Are Partners

GI For Kids is a private pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition center located in Knoxville, TN, and serves patients and families from East Tennessee and surrounding states

"At GI for Kids, we take comfort in knowing that our patients have The Middle Path as a resource.  The Middle Path offers a wide variety of behavioral therapy options in a beautiful, healing space.  Adolescents and young adults are served by the caring and knowledgeable team and counselors"

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Youhanna S. Al-Tawill, M.D.
GI for Kids

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Hope Reneau, LCSW
Owner & CEO
The Middle Path

The Middle Path will be offering 3-levels of treatment:


Individual Counseling

DBT Therapy Skills Group

IOP Ages 6-10 & 11-13


Melissa's Group Therapy (below), "Wise Mind Accepts". Children visit each station to practice the various Accept Skills


Hope Reneau (c), and Melissa Rose (r), interviewed by a WATE Host about the significant value of the new mental health program being offered at GI for Kids by The Middle Path

Our Clinical Team

Susan Baker, PhD, M, ED, LPC, NCC, Clinical Director of TMP at GI For Kids, Knoxville 2021

Susan Baker, PhD, LPC, NCC
Clinical Director at
The Middle Path
for GI For Kids

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Lauren Fugate, LPC-MHSP

Director, Clinical Assessments

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Eve Nite

Chief Business Development Officer


Roberto Garcia

Regional Outreach Director

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The Commercial Kitchen At GI For Kids

It's A Ribbon-Cutting Celebration!

The Opening of The Middle Path at the GI for Kids Facility
October 27, 2021

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Center-Right: Y.S. Al-Tawill, MD, GI for Kids; Center: Hope Reneau, CEO, The Middle Path; Center-Left: Susan Baker, PhD, Clinical Director at The Middle Path for GI for Kids

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Yummy Snacks for the Guests

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