AJ Shoemaker is a Licensed Master Social Worker with a background working as a clinical social worker in inpatient psychiatric care, inpatient physical rehabilitation, and intensive outpatient programming where he was able to work with a variety of populations. His most recent focus was on adolescent psychiatric needs, but also has an extensive history working with both the adult and young adult populations including military personnel. He specializes in the treatment of mental health disorders primarily through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy while also building upon Dialectical Behavioral Therapy skills.  He relocated to Tennessee in 2016 from South Carolina where he received his Bachelor’s in psychology from Coastal Carolina University, and a Master’s in Social Work from the University of South Carolina. In his free time, AJ thoroughly enjoys watching baseball and college football, particularly the University of South Carolina Gamecocks!