Tia Thomas LCSW, CHT

tiaTia Thomas is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds a Master’s Degree from Georgia State University. She also is a Certified Hypnotherapist awarded by the National Guild of Hypnotists. She has over five years of post graduate degree experience in a variety of settings such as government agencies, psychiatric hospitals to private practice. Her resume includes:

  • Providing individual, couples and family therapy in a private practice setting
  • Providing hypnotherapy to clients to assist with relaxation, sleep problems, anxiety reduction, self compassion and acceptance and empowerment.
  • Providing group therapy to adolescent females struggling with self esteem, depression, peer acceptance
  • Providing supportive and therapeutic services to acutely mentally ill patients and their families in an inpatient psychiatric setting
  • Providing comprehensive diagnostic assessments to ensure accurate diagnosis of mental illness
  • Providing educational and supportive services to Foster and/or Adoptive Parents

She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and strongly utilizes Solution Focused Treatment.

Tia also has experience working with persons struggling with eating disorders. She has attended and received training from the Southeastern Eating Disorder Conference. She has worked mainly with adult and adolescent females to aid in the development of coping skills and strategies proven helpful in treating eating disorders. She uses a multifaceted approach which can include CBT, Trauma Focused CBT, DBT and hypnosis where appropriate. In treating adolescent females, a family systems approach is also often included in the treatment.

Areas of Specialty:

  • Hypnotherapy
  • Depression and other Mood Disorders such as BiPolar
  • Self Harming Behaviors
  • Stress and Anxiety Management
  • Eating Disorders
  • Marital and Couples Counseling
  • Grief and Loss Counseling
  • Life Transitions such as Retirement, Divorce, and Career Changes
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Abuse/Trauma-PTSD
  • Adoption Related Issues
  • Women’s Issues