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Kip Thompson


Dr Kip Thompson

Clinical Coordinator/Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology

Psychological and Educational Services

Dr. Thompson is a New York state-licensed psychologist. His research interests include Black American college student mental health, sociocultural differences in coping from traumatic stress as a result of Hurricane Katrina, Positive Youth Development, program evaluation, and community risk assessments of sexually violent predators. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at the Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology at Boston Medical Center and the Leadership Education in Adolescent Health post-doctoral fellowship in the Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Dr. Thompson has provided psychotherapy and psychological evaluation services in schools, correctional and substance abuse treatment facilities, community mental health centers, private practice, a residential senior citizen center, college counseling centers, and hospital settings.


B.A. in Psychology, Morehouse College
M.A. in Psychology, University of South Carolina
Ph.D. in Clinical-Community Psychology, University of South Carolina


Fall 2019: Theories of Counseling, Multicultural Counseling, General Psychopathology

Spring 2019: Advanced Assessment and Appraisal, Doctoral Practicum IV: Integrative, Counseling Program Development and Evaluation

Personal Interests

Civic engagement, travel with friends, white water rafting, movies, cooking