Linda Thompson


Program Director, Graduate Counseling Psychology

BA, Mass Communications, Northeast Missouri State University
MA, Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri
PhD, Counseling Psychology, Saint Louis University
Dissertation Title: Father Absence and Adolescent Female Development

Courses Taught

Introduction to Forensic Psychology
Topics in Forensic Psychology
Social Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Psychology of Adjustment
The Counselor as a Professional
Psychological Diagnostics and Treatment Planning
Client Management for Professional Counselors
Foundations of Marriage and Family Therapy
Theories and Methods of Counseling
Advanced Couples Therapy
Advanced Family Therapy
Capstone in Professional Counseling
Counseling Practicum I, II and III,
Marriage and Family Counseling Practicum I, II and III


"Using Best Practices to Supervise and/or Assess Clinical Skills of Counseling Students" and "Counseling Student Assessment: A Developmental Model Utilizing E-Portfolios" at the 45th Annual PCA conference 2013

Additional Info

Areas of Interest:
Mind-body connection in chronic illness
Forensic counseling
Family dynamics in multigenerational patterns
Working with military families
Counseling Student Assessment
LGBTQ issues
Other roles:
Advisor to post-degree students

Linda Thompson
Office: NWT 210
Phone: 267-341-4035