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C. Patricia Thompson, Ph.D.
Patricia Thompson, Ph.D.
Dr. Patricia Thompson was born and raised in Alberta, Canada. After completing her B.A. in Sociology from the University of Toronto she moved to Atlanta, Georgia where she earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Georgia State University.
As part of her
graduate training, Patricia
completed a predoctoral internship at the University of Pennsylvania
In this setting, she
worked with high functioning individuals on issues ranging from stress management, time management, and career counseling to more serious clinical issues such as depression and anxiety.
After graduation, Patricia
completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Emory University School of Medicine
She has taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses at Georgia State University and the University of Pennsylvania covering topics such as theories of personality, general psychology, communication skills, and interventions to alter self-defeating thoughts.
In addition, she
has led seminars and workshops at the Wharton Business School, Spelman College, University of Toronto, and Emory University
, and for various community organizations on subjects such as building trust in groups, mentoring, and assertiveness training.
Patricia has also won awards from the American Psychological Association, Southeastern Psychological Association, and the Georgia Psychological Association for her work in survey development and research regarding the influence of culture on attitude development.
She is a licensed psychologist whose current areas of professional interest include personality assessment, teambuilding, executive coaching, and career planning.
other interests include competitive tennis, reading, watching independent films, and playing piano.