Marian Thompson, LCSW

Marian Thompson, LCSW

Counselor: Adults, Couples

Marian enjoys working with individual adults and couples and focuses on a variety of issues, including anxiety, depression, life changes, sexuality, and relationship difficulties. She works from a strengths-based approach, using a mixture of counseling theories to fit the needs of each particular client, including mindfulness, somatic experiencing, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and psychodynamic approaches. She has completed Level One of Gottman training for couples counseling. She has also completed her externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy, an evidence-based therapy for couples. She is sex-positive and strives to create a non-judgmental environment for clients of all orientations and lifestyles.

Professional Info

  • What is your educational background?

    University of Colorado at Boulder for my bachelors, Hunter College (CUNY) in New York City for my masters in social work.

  • How long have you been doing counseling?

    11 Years

  • What do you love most about what you do?

    Hearing about people’s stories and journeys in life. Helping people achieve in their lives.

  • What previous jobs have you held?

    Outside of working in counseling, I worked as a English second language teacher and as a sales assistant in publishing.

Personal Info

  • Where are you from?

    Houston, TX

  • What made you decide to become a therapist?

    I was always the person that others turned to when they were upset. It was always a natural role for me in life and I never questioned it.

  • Hobbies

    Hanging out with my daughters/family, travel, and healthy living.

  • Where do you want to travel?

    Zanzibar, Tanzania

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