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Kristy Thompson(She/Her/Hers)

(She/Her/Hers)
Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified, PMHNP-BC
South Carolina
ADHD- Anxiety -Bipolar disorder- Depression- Stress management-Panic attacks / panic disorder-

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Professional statement

Kristy Thompson is a Board Certified Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner located in Columbia, SC. Kristy has nearly 15 years of experience working with teenagers, young adults, and adults. She specializes in supporting individuals who feel overwhelmed by their emotions and those who are going through weight loss journeys. Often, mental health and weight impact one another, and Kristy understands that stress can lead to weight gain. She aims to help clients understand the connection between their bodies and their minds.

Kristy’s practice focuses on empowering clients through compassion and through comprehensive, holistic care that emphasizes the mind-body connection. She encourages clients to implement healthy behaviors in their lives and to prioritize health and wellness. Clients work with Kristy to overcome their internal beliefs that hold them back from well-being. Kristy teaches clients how to practice mindfulness as a way to ground their physical and mental states. When appropriate, Kristy prescribes medication and medication support.

Kristy earned a degree from Maryville University. She practices non judgmental, empathetic therapy where clients feel valued and respected. Clients feel comfortable opening up about their mental health in session with Kristy, receiving affirmation and encouragement.


Licensure

South Carolina: 2023058483

Languages

English

Specialties

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Bipolar disorder - Developing coping and preventive strategies to stabilize extreme mood swings, including manic and depressive episodes; increasing effective strategies to regulate emotions and maintain a healthy daily routine

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others

Panic attacks / panic disorder - Brief, intense periods of overwhelming fear or anxiety




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Lyra Health
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$125 (50min)
  • Sliding scale:$60 - $125
  • Initial session:$175 (60min)
  • Couples sessions:$200 (60min)
  • Medication management and therapy sessions:$225undefined
  • Medication management sessions:$125 (30min)

Additional session information

Payment options
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed
Therapist's note

Please contact our office to discuss a customized fee schedule.