Katranker Thompson


About Me

Welcome to BetterHelp which is a major step as you strive to enhance your quality of life through therapy . There may be some degree of ambivalence as you embark upon this new therapeutic journey. However, feel assured you have made a sound decision in the exploration of your feelings and thoughts as you seek to improved your quality of life.

My style is warm and interactive and I believe in treating each client with respect, compassion and sensitivity. I enjoy developing new relationships and working with clients to identify the specific problem and working together to create individualized treatment goals and plans . Your input in therapy is crucial given that you will be working diligently in order to achieve your identified goals. I look forward to our partnership in care and treatment .

My name is Katranker Thompson and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of California. I graduated from Smith College School of Social Work located in Northampton, Massachusetts.

I have worked in the field of Social Work for over 25 years and have enjoyed every moment of serving those who may be at a crossroads in their lives and have decided to seek treatment. I have worked with individuals from different backgrounds who struggle with depression, anxiety, anger issues and adjustment disorders. I also have experience working with Veterans and their significant others around stress & anxiety.

My Clinical skills include treatment:

Stress & Anxiety
Grief Work
Caregiver Stress Therapy
Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Messages are initiated through the BetterHelp portal for which I check messages twice a day. The platform for which therapy is conducted is telephone and video.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Grief
  • Anger management
  • Depression
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Relationship issues , Bipolar disorder , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Caregiver Issues and Stress

Clinical approaches:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 30

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LCSW # 8000 (Expires: 2023-12-31)


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

Written by A.L. on Oct 27, 2021 after therapy with Katranker for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, career difficulties, coaching, and compassion fatigue

Katranker did a great job in guiding me through the counseling process. The worksheets really helped put my scattered thoughts into perspective. Katranker's questions helped me find the true issues that led me to seek therapy. I highly recommend Katranker!

Written by A.S. on Jul 24, 2021 after therapy with Katranker for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and coping with life changes

Knows what you’re saying/ what really is going on and connects the dots so quickly, it’s amazing.

Written by B.R. on Jun 17, 2021 after therapy with Katranker for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, intimacy-related issues, coaching, and adhd

Thank you so much for everything. You definitely helped me and my partner. We are now in couples counseling, and we are stronger with it

Written by S.U. on May 26, 2021 after therapy with Katranker for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

I feel heard and am given tools to help with my “inner speak”.

Written by D.E. on Apr 30, 2021 after therapy with Katranker for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, career difficulties, coaching, and adhd

I like that Ms Katranker sent worksheets to try to help me discover root causes

Work with me!