Kristi Collier Thompson is a trauma-informed, licensed professional clinical counselor specializing in children, teens and parents who are struggling with anxiety, depression, learning differences and relational trauma due to family disruption (divorce, adoption, abuse history or chronic illness.)

Kristi graduated from Indiana University with a BA in journalism and psychology in 1991, and an MS in Counseling and Counselor Education in 1994. She has served as the director of support and recovery groups at East 91st Street Christian Church; with Family Solutions as a referral therapist for Child Protective Services; an elementary school counselor at Christian Academy of Louisville; and an international adoption caseworker and post-adoption counselor with Lifeline Children's Services. She is professionally trained in Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI), Theraplay®, Solution-Focused Brief Counseling, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and EMDR.

Kristi has a heart for working with children and teens from "hard places" and with those who are coping with anxiety, learning differences, and identity questions. She has a wide range of experiences with pre- and post-adoption, child development, parent training, relational attachment, and school consultation and coordination.

SPEAKING
Kristi is happy to assist your professional organization with professional development and interactive workshops. Possible topics include:

*Trauma-Informed Teacher Training
*Parenting Kids from Hard Places
*Attachment Parenting
*Integrating and Healing the Soul: heart, mind & strength
*Safe Touch - body safety for kids
*Safe Touch for Parents - how to safeguard your kids
*Bully-Proofing Your Kids

SESSIONS
45 Minute Therapy Session
45 Minute Parent Consultation Session
55 Minute Theraplay ® session with video and report
55 Minute Intake/​Initial Consultation

INSURANCE
Kristi is currently considered an "out of network provider" with insurance companies. She is in-process to be in-network with Humana and Anthem. If you would like to be reimbursed by your insurance company for psychological services, the office staff will assist you with submitting the paperwork. You are responsible for the full fee at the time of service, but reimbursement from your insurance company will be refunded to you. It may be helpful for you to verify your insurance benefits prior to our initial appointment.

FEES
Fees can be paid with cash or check. We do accept checks from Health Savings Accounts.

Call 502-339-4511 to discuss specific fees and payment arrangements.
Kristi, wife, mom, licensed counselor, published author, advocate for kids from hard places, reading aficionado, reluctant runner