I have a passion for working with those suffering with trauma, anxiety, relationship struggles, substance abuse, and those who are going through life transitions. I also love helping teenagers and young adults face their many challenges.
Whether you’re dealing with day-to-day stress, grieving a loss, struggling through relationship difficulties, anxiety or dealing with a trauma I will help provide support. I will help you find the tools that work best for you so you no longer suffer and can step into your power. Life transitions, relational stressors and worry can consume your life and become overwhelming and painful. I will help you find your purpose, build deeper connections, and help you beat unhealthy behaviors that are holding you back.
Trauma can be complex, and it often builds if it is left untreated. Don’t let your future be taken over because of your past. It’s time to process through the trauma, accept it for what it is and move forward to a brighter future. Imagine how amazing it will feel to return to yourself again, to feel grounded and deeply connected with others and with yourself!
-Kelsey Thompson, LMFT
I received my masters degree in marriage and family therapy from Alliant International University. I also have my bachelors in biology from California State University, East Bay and an associate’s degree in human services and chemical dependency.
I am certified in brainspotting, a popular approach for helping those suffering from trauma.
I began my work at a group home for girls that have been sex trafficked, which is where I fell in love with being a part of people’s life journey. After working at the group home, I decided to go back to school and get my masters to be a marriage and family therapist. In my graduate program I began working as a therapist at a transitional housing program for those who have been chronically homeless, have severe mental illness, and substance use. For several years, I worked at a local intensive outpatient treatment center working with adults and adolescents struggling substance abuse, mental health and family system issues. I eventually transitioned into private practice where I have been working as a marriage and family therapist seeing individuals, families and couples. I am a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT, 124586).
- Trauma (I have been trained in brainspotting, a popular approach to treating trauma)
- Adolescent and young adult concerns
- Relationship issues, such as a couple’s struggles, breakups, divorce, etc.
- Managing life transitions
- Substance abuse
I spent my early years in Roseville, California. During middle school and early high school my family and I moved to Texas for a few years but eventually returned to Granite Bay where I graduated from high school. After graduating from college in the Bay Area, I returned to Roseville where I began working and eventually got my masters degree. Being raised in Roseville, I have been lucky enough to be close to beautiful places to adventure in. On the weekend you can find me hiking with my husband, son and dogs, gardening, seeing live music or hanging out with friends. I love traveling and make it a goal to go on a couple of trips every year. I love to cook and always find myself trying new recipes. My goal is to live a life well traveled, with lots of fun memories, laughs and love.
Please complete the online intake paperwork before your first session. It takes a while to complete – plan on about 30 minutes – but having this information prior to your arrival helps me make the most of our time together. If the person seeking treatment is a child or adolescent, please fill out the “child/adolescent” paperwork; otherwise please complete the “adult” paperwork. Lastly, only complete the “Release of Information” if requested once we begin meeting. I will provide you with the password.