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Carol Thoma-Perry, LCSW, LSCSW

Stress, Anxiety Trauma, Abuse Grief Self esteem, Motivation Depression
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About me

When life gets complicated, I am here to help you figure things out. Hello, I’m Carol Thoma-Perry, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in practice since 2004. I have a strong belief in the resilience of people and would like to work with you to accomplish your goals and improve the quality of your life. My therapy style is caring, listening, and structuring treatment to fit your individual needs. I will be able to provide encouragement, affirmation, and keep you motivated even through difficult times.

Therapy is most effective when a client is motivated by desire for understanding, growth and change. Pursuing your goals, guided by a therapist can provide an opportunity for emotional healing and life satisfaction.

My commitment as a therapist is to meet you where you are and guide you to where you want to be by demonstrating understanding, acceptance and unconditional positive regard. When our journey concludes, your journey will move forward with the tools and confidence you need for continued growth and health. Thank you for reaching out. I am excited to have the opportunity to work with you!

Specialties include:
Depression, Anxiety, Grief/loss, and Chronic Health Conditions.

Self Esteem, Stress Management, Coping Skills, Relationship Issues, Trauma, Domestic Violence, Dual Diagnosis, Women’s issues.

Treatment approach:
Combined applications of Person-Centered Therapy, Strengths Perspective, Cognitive Behavioral and Acceptance Commitment Therapies, Grief Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Family Systems Theory and more. Therapy choices are determined by client concerns and goals.

Professional experience

20yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Trauma, Abuse Grief Self esteem, Motivation Depression

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment issues, Cancer, Caregiver issues and stress, Chronic pain illness and disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication problems, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family of Origin Issues, Guilt and shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / loneliness, Life purpose, Mood disorders , Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Post-traumatic stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Self-Harm, Self-love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social anxiety and phobia, Women's issues, Workplace issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Services offered

Live Chat

License information

MO LCSW 2004011202



These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Carol Thoma-Perry. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Carol is a wonderful therapist. She’s a good listener and asks helpful questions. I would recommend her to anyone.

Written on Jul 19, 2021 after therapy with Carol for 10 months on issues concerning depression, self esteem, career difficulties, and adhd

I absolutely adore Carol. I trust her endlessly and appreciate all of her advice and her therapy approach. She’s kind and very funny and makes meeting something to look forward to each week.

Written on Apr 10, 2021 after therapy with Carol for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and adhd

Carol has been great and offers many relevant and helpful suggestions starting even with the first session.

Written on Feb 07, 2021 after therapy with Carol for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and parenting issues

I really appreciate all her insight and compassion.

Written on Jan 03, 2021 after therapy with Carol for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Carol ... a blessing Calm and offers sage advice.. and follows up

Written on Dec 22, 2020 after therapy with Carol for 2 weeks on issues concerning family conflicts, parenting issues, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue

Carol is helpful, kind, and a great listener. I never expected my sessions with her to be one of the highlights of my week, but they definitely are! She uses problem solving & logic to help me work through my problems which I really find beneficial.

Written on Dec 21, 2020 after therapy with Carol for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and addictions