Helping you cultivate an empowered life rooted in resilience and thriving relationships.

Licensed Therapist, Knoxville, TN

Our Perspective

Shade Tree Therapy was founded with the distinct purpose of challenging mental health stigmas by offering creative and customized therapeutic experiences. We strive to normalize life’s challenges, while utilizing a holistic perspective to leverage our client’s strengths to promote lasting and healthy change.

Our Services Include

Trauma-Informed Clinical Services

Let me help you develop the skills and insights needed to address symptoms, of trauma, anxiety, depression, and more that are getting in the way of a full life.
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Holistic Life Coaching

I’d love to come alongside you on your journey to ensure you have the right map, skillset, and supports to get you where you want to go.
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Life on the Run Podcast

This is where our Life on the Run family gets to hear us practice what we preach. We pull back the curtain and share the highs and lows of our journey to qualify for the Boston Marathon. We share ridiculously candid and raw conversations about balancing the demands of career, entrepreneurship, marriage, parenting, life’s challenges and more.
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Coming this Fall

Life on the Run Groups

Using the sport of running as a vehicle for change, you’re connected with like-minded folks who are serious about cultivating lives rooted in resilience and thriving relationships.
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We approach therapy differently, and we’re proud of that.

I wanted to cultivate a space where people could feel comfortable getting real and looking at the whole picture without feeling judged. A place where they could ask for help without feeling lesser for it. A place, no doubt, where I myself would feel comfortable and at ease letting my guard down.

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Life on the Run Podcast

”Phillip Tucker is a highly spiritual, compassionate, and ethical clinician who remains vigilant in ensuring he is knowledgeable of the best evidenced-based treatment methods. He’s a therapist who takes his role seriously and is invested in his clients’ progress.”

Clinical Social Worker