Low-cost therapy, BA, MA, BACP accredited
- NSPC Roles
- Research Supervisors: Masters and Secondary,
I am an existential therapist, an expressive writing therapist, supervisor and writer living in the mountains above Boulder, Colorado. After my first degree in English Literature at the University of Cambridge, I retrained as a counsellor and worked in the NHS for 15 years managing primary care counselling services in East London and Sheffield before moving to the US. I am an academic supervisor on Doctoral programmes (Second supervisor) and MSc programmes. I currently have space for MSc students.
My research interests include (but are not limited to): Writing as a therapeutic form, Autobiography, Adoption, Place, nature and identity, Supervision, The group experience, Expressive Therapies, .
Books: Adams K, Thompson K (eds), 2015 Expressive Writing: Counseling and Healthcare Rowman & Littlefield. Thompson K. 2010 Therapeutic Journal Writing: A Guide for Professionals. London: Jessica Kingsley Publisher. Bolton, G.,Field, V. & Thompson K. (eds) 2006 Writing Routes: A Resource Handbook for Therapeutic Writing Workshops and Activities. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Bolton, G.,Field, V. & Thompson K. (eds) 2006 Writing Works: A Resource Handbook for Therapeutic Writing Workshops and Activities. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
Chapters: Reynolds Thompson M,Thompson K (2017) Inner and Outer Landscapes: bringing environment into the therapeutic relationship through expressive writing in Environmental Expressive Therapies: Nature Assisted Theory and Practice kopytin A , Rugh, M (eds) New York: Routledge Thompson K , Wright J (2015) Honoring Silence in Expressive Writing: Expressive Writing in Counseling and Healthcare Adams K, Thompson K, (eds) 2015 Rowman & Littlefield