Hi there, I’m so glad you are here! My name is Krissy Thomas and I am an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and an Associate Professional Clinical Counselor. I love providing individual, couple, and family therapy and I have an eclectic style that enables me to tailor therapy to fit each individual clients’ needs. I live in Orange County with my husband, our two-year-old daughter, and our fluffy white Goldendoodle Jack. When I’m not working with clients I enjoy running/walking in beautiful places, spending time with my family and friends, participating in sports, painting, and karaoke.
I went to California State University, Long Beach for two years and then transferred and finished my bachelor’s degree at Utah Valley University. I was a collegiate track and field athlete competing in the 100m hurdles and the 400m hurdles. I faced several hurdles not only on the track but also in my personal life. These hurdles are what eventually influenced my passion for therapy and deciding to become a therapist myself.
Throughout my early adulthood, I struggled through a series of unsuccessful relationships, low self-worth, and a cycle of unhealthy patterns. With the help of a therapist, I learned to break the cycle, gain confidence and insight, and find the support that I needed to not only pursue my Masters Degree in Counseling, but to also begin the challenging journey of motherhood and marriage.
Each of us struggles through varying degrees of trauma and/or challenges in life. My goal is to provide a safe place where you can explore thoughts, feelings, experiences, and sometimes just unload difficulties that may be weighing on you. Oftentimes, there are connections between our past and present thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that we are not aware of. Together, we will explore these connections, identify your patterns, and conquer these struggles, leaving you feeling stronger when the next hurdle in life presents itself. I enjoyed working for a nonprofit for several years providing psychotherapy to individuals and their families. I have experience working with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, gender dysphoria, bipolar, parenting challenges, ADHD, relationship difficulties, substance abuse, emotional abuse, low self-esteem, trauma, and life transitions.
I look forward to hearing from you and working together to create a happier and healthier life.
**Krissy is an Registered Associate Marriage & Family Therapist (AMFT120777) under the Clinical Supervision of Kristina Smith, LMFT 90990**