Pamela Thompson, LPC
Pamela Thompson has experience working with children and teens, in school, public and private settings, as well as, experience working with adults ages 20-65. Prior to becoming a full-time psychotherapist, Pamela worked as a Montessori teacher and taught at the college level, and for private corporations, as an ESL instructor. She uses Cognitive Behavioral therapy as a primary approach to counseling, integrating a Christian worldview.
Pamela has an MA in Professional Counseling through Liberty University, a BA in Psychology through George Mason University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Virginia. She is fluent in French and Italian and lived extensively in Europe prior to settling in Virginia. Pamela believes that “the goal of therapy is to help individuals reframe past experiences to bring about positive change in their thoughts and actions. Through CBT, patients can expect to be a guiding force in the therapeutic process, working together to set and achieve goals.”
Pamela’s hobbies include traveling, surfing, acting, reading and cooking. She enjoys spending time with her family who are always looking for their next adventure.
Specialties: anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, mood disorders, adjustment disorders, ASD, trauma, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, OCD, Attention Deficit (ADHD), grief, ODD, and couples/marriage counseling.