Jodi Thomas

Jodi Thomas, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist, Coordinator of Group Therapy Program

Summary

Jodi came to University of Nevada, Reno Counseling Services in 2016 and coordinates the group therapy program. She received her PsyD in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and before moving to Reno, she lived her life in the Midwest and worked in the Counseling Center at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Although she is a generalist psychologist who works with a variety of concerns, Jodi holds particular specialties in working with sexuality, ADHD, queer issues, transgender-affirmative therapy, and women's issues. She identifies as an LGBTQ+, Kink, and Poly-Affirming/Knowledgeable therapist. Her clinical work at CS includes individual therapy and group therapy, and she is heavily involved in training and supervision of interns and practicum students. Jodi approaches therapy and supervision from a Relational, Feminist framework, also integrating Cognitive-Behavioral and Humanistic perspectives. Jodi is committed to consciousness raising for herself and those with whom she works and to showing up for students who are oppressed in various systems. She conducts outreach and advocacy to the campus community, primarily in the areas of queer and trans issues, BDSM/kink, polyamory, disability, and women's issues. Jodi enjoys life through food, cooking, music, art, playing roller derby, relationship and simply exploring and playing in general.

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