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Jessie Thompson, LMSW

Stress, Anxiety Trauma, Abuse Self esteem, Motivation Depression Compassion fatigue
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About me

I am a clinical licensed therapist in Michigan with over 10 years of experience working with children, teens, families and individuals who have experienced trauma including sexual, physical, spiritual and emotional abuse.

My expertise is in childhood trauma and its impacts on the brains and bodies of human beings as grow. Even as adults, we still hold an image of an inner child deep inside. If we experienced a less than ideal childhood, it can manifest in many ways such as struggles in forming relationships (with our own children, an intimate partner or close friend), trust, safety, anxiety, depression, addiction, self harm and suicidal thoughts.

I use many different types of therapeutic approaches such as Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Eye Movement Rapid Desensitization (EMDR), Internal Family Systems (IFS), and Expressive Arts in order to assist you on your healing process. Your experiences are valuable and unique, and your treatment plan should be as well in order to best meet your needs.

Your decision to overcome whatever adversity you have been faced with is courageous. It will not always be easy, but I am honored to walk with you on this important journey.

Professional experience

10yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Trauma, Abuse Self esteem, Motivation Depression Compassion fatigue

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment issues, Body image, Caregiver issues and stress, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dissociation, Domestic Violence, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and shame, Impulsivity, Isolation / loneliness, Life purpose, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic stress, Self-Harm, Self-love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social anxiety and phobia, Women's issues, Workplace issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems

Services offered

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License information

MI LMSW 6801106986


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Jessie Thompson. 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.

Jessie was amazing!

Written on Feb 12, 2023 after therapy with Jessie for 1 year and 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, self esteem, relationship issues, and family conflicts