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Michael Thompson, MA, LPC-I

Mental Health Clinician at UTMB Correctional Managed Care

Location
Killeen/Temple, Texas Area
Industry
Mental Health Care
Current
  1. UTMB
Education
  1. Liberty University
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UTMB

UTMB

Mental Health Clinician

– Present

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Background

Summary

Michael aspires to make a positive difference in people's lives through counseling and education --helping people to achieve optimal mental health, increased vitality and emotional well-being. Michael works with individuals, families and groups to alleviate the distress that accompanies emotional, behavioral and psychological struggles. His experience includes the treatment of anxiety, depression, addictive behaviors, relationship problems, severe mental disorders and career guidance. He has special training in substance use problems, sexual addiction, gambling addiction and food addictions.

Experience

Mental Health Clinician

UTMB
– Present (4 months)Gatesville, Texas

Provide mental health evaluation and therapeutic interventions to patients.

Education

Liberty University

Masters of Arts, Professional Counseling

The Master of Arts in Professional Counseling program, prepares one to pursue state licensure and national certification. This degree program provides appropriate education for students seeking career opportunities in mental health agencies, private practices, ministry related counseling centers, and other public and private facilities.

The Professional Counseling degree provides students with a thorough background in areas of integration of faith and practice; individual and group counseling theories and skills; clinical practice; ethical, professional, and legal issues in counseling; social and cultural factors in counseling; human development across the lifespan; work, leisure, and career development theories and interventions; appraisal and assessment issues in counseling; and the application of research methodology and statistics to understand mental health issues.

Activities and Societies: Member of Liberty University Student AACC Chapter

College of Biblical Studies

Bachelors of Science, Biblical Studies, Christian Leadership

The purpose of the 123 credit-hour program leading to the Bachelor of Science in Leadership degree is to provide students a biblical and theological base for spiritual growth and practice in personal leadership; advanced methods of Bible interpretation; increased dependency and confidence in God through an emphasis on the leader’s unique gifts, abilities and past pilgrimage; a biblical model for leadership principles and skills; a biblical worldview and general preparedness for a life of vocational or lay service as a leader in the church, parachurch, community and/or business.

University of the Incarnate Word

Concentration, Philosophy

Honors & Awards

The SOH Mentoring Program

Star Of Hope Mission

Certifications

Pastoral Ordination

Rev. Brian Baptiste--Kingdom Inn Baptist Church
– Present

License to Preach

Dr. Wayne Sheppard-Providence Fellowship
– Present

Courses

Liberty University

  • Group Process (COUN 510)
  • Career Development and Counseling (COUN 522)
  • Marriage and Family Counseling (COUN 601)
  • Psychopathology and Counseling (COUN 646)
  • Diagnoses and Treatment of Addictive Behaviors (COUN 711)
  • Theory and Treatment of Substance Abuse (SUBS 505)
  • Diagnoses and Treatment of Sexual Addictions (SUBS 608)

College of Biblical Studies

  • Biblical Foundations for Theology (THEO 3330)
  • Advanced Hermeneutics (BIBL 3301)
  • Leadership: Relationships and Visioneering (LSCL 4342)
  • Leadership: Skills for Leadership II (LSCL 4344)

Skills

  • Psychotherapy
  • Mental Health
  • Preaching
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Teaching
  • Public Speaking
  • Community Outreach
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Group Therapy
  • Pastoral Care
  • Leadership Development
  • Microsoft Office
  • Non-profits
  • Interventions
  • Team Management
  • Apologetics
  • Hermeneutics
  • Case Managment
  • Young Adults
  • Staff Development
  • Google Groups
  • Social Services
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Nonprofits
  • Grief Counseling
  • Anger Management
  • Church Events
  • Behavioral Health
  • Program Development
  • Plannning
  • CBT
  • Training
  • Leadership
  • Family Therapy
  • Addiction Recovery
  • Self-esteem
  • Corporate Communications
  • Presentation Development
  • Spiritual Formation
  • Event Planning
  • Fundraising
  • Discipleship
  • Volunteer Management
  • Chemical Dependency
  • Coaching
  • Counseling
  • Curriculum Design
  • Vision Planning
  • Writing
  • Healthcare
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