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Emily Pardy, LMFT, PMH-C, CGCS

Founder & CEO

Emily Pardy is the Founder of Empty Nest Counseling and Ready Nest Counseling in Nashville, TN. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and has a passion for therapy across the life stages. Her expertise in familial milestones helps bridge the gap in emotional, relational, and mental wellness. Emily has completed training in grief counseling and is a member of The North American Menopause Society.


A published author, Emily is also a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Postpartum Support International, and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. She is a speaker and educator, dedicated to bridging the gap in prenatal and mental healthcare.

"As a wife and mother of four, I’ve personally experienced the joys and challenges that life transitions can bring to various relationships. At Empty Nest Counseling, it's an honor to help families feel supported, learn healthy coping skills, and remind them they are not alone."

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