Kristy  Thompson

Kristy Thompson


Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified, PMHNP-BC Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, APRN Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
South Carolina Accepting Online
Irmo Accepting In-person
Updated September 13, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Stress management
  • Panic attacks / panic disorder

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.


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


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


  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $100 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $60 - $100


Online Sessions (South Carolina)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10am - 6pm
  • Tue 10am - 6pm
  • Wed 10am - 6pm
  • Thu 10am - 6pm
  • Fri 10am - 3pm
  • Sat 11am - 2pm
  • Sun 11am - 2pm

Irmo practice
7520 Irmo Drive, Columbia, South Carolina 29212
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10am - 6pm
  • Tue 10am - 6pm
  • Wed 10am - 6pm
  • Thu 10am - 6pm
  • Fri 11am - 6pm
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours


South Carolina: 2023058483