Kelsey Thompson, LMFT

KThompson Headshot copyKelsey Thompson, LMFT received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Presbyterian College, located in Clinton, SC, and holds a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Converse College, located in Spartanburg, SC.  She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Georgia, and a Clinical Fellow in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Kelsey has been providing therapeutic services since 2008 in a variety of settings, including intensive treatment centers, outpatient clinics, and private practice.  She has particular experience in the treatment of eating disorders, having served as a Clinical Therapist at Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders, located in Atlanta, GA and as a Clinical Assessment Specialist for Eating Recovery Center, a network of eating disorder hospitals based in Denver, CO.  Additionally, Kelsey provides therapy to adolescents and adults struggling with concerns such as Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, and difficulties in couple and family relationships.

Kelsey uses an integrative approach, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Emotionally-Focused Therapy to support clients in achieving their goals, gaining a deeper understanding of their emotional patterns, and increasing the use of mindfulness in their daily life.  Kelsey is also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) for individuals experiencing post-traumatic stress.  In her work with couples, Kelsey is able to provide couple assessments as a Certified Prepare-Enrich Facilitator.  She places a priority on building a strong therapeutic relationship, and creating an understanding and empathetic space in which clients can nurture their authentic selves.