Thomas Hudson, LPC
Thomas has experience working with adults, teenagers and adolescents who are struggling with anxiety, depression, communication, ADHD, adjustment issues, substance use and many other issues and situations that can cause people to not live to their fullest potential.
Thomas has extensive experience working with young adults and teens within private practice and intensive residential programs. Through this he has experience helping individuals overcome some of the most challenging issues that face these age groups such as anxiety, depression, self-esteem, identity issues, behavioral and emotional management, social media and technology abuse or influence, peer and family relationships, grief, life adjustment issues and divorce. Thomas helps these young people to recognize the issues facing them and helps to give them the tools and skills they need in order to work through their presenting issues while also having tools for the future.
Through working with younger people Thomas has also been able to work with entire families, especially teens and parents who are experiencing communication difficulties or struggling with boundaries, rule setting, emotional outbursts, people pleasing, family stress or adjustment, and many other issues that can surface within a family and not allow them to work and live as the healthy family unit that they want to be.
Education and Experience
Thomas holds a Masters Degree in Professional Counseling which he received from Liberty University with a high distinction. Thomas completed his Bachelors Degree in Theology through Global University. During his graduate program Thomas internship in a private practice counseling center where he was able to work with individuals and co-lead group counseling sessions for teens and adults. Thomas completed his internship for licensure at a therapeutic boarding school for troubled teens. Here Thomas was able to work firsthand with crisis situations, anxiety, depression, adoption, substance use, mood disorders, destructive behaviors and more severe mental health and life adjustment issues that teens face in todays society. While there Thomas was able to provide extensive help to the teens within the program and their parents by working with everyone involved to receive healing, skills, and direction for the teen and their family.
Thomas has experience using a variety of counseling techniques; however, he strives to listen and understand the client and use an approach that best suits that client. Thomas loves to use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help his clients better understand the importance of their thoughts and beliefs and how they can affect their greater well-being. Through this Thomas strives to help individuals gain the skills needed to better control their thoughts and incorporate healthy and useful beliefs about themselves and others. Thomas also enjoys utilizing the skills and talents that clients already possess in the counseling process, attempting to make the process as personal and useful as possible.
Thomas’ overall counseling style can be described as casual as he attempts to truly be the best listener possible, allowing the client to be heard, while also giving guidance and skills that help the client realize their potential in overcoming the situation at hand and issues that may arise in the future.
Areas of Practice
- Emotional and behavioral regulation
- Grief and adjustment
- Family relationships and communication
- Substance use
- Technology use and social media influence
- Peer relationships
- Faith-based counseling
- Self-esteem / Identity
- Goal setting and finding direction
- Self-harm and suicidal ideation
- Children Ages 3+ and up
- Young adults / College
Thomas was born in Miami Florida but spent the majority of his life in Virginia. He has been in Texas for 5 years now. He is married and has one dog. Thomas enjoys playing golf, hiking and being active or traveling with his wife and friends. Thomas loves being helpful to others and being used by the Lord to grow His kingdom and strengthen others.
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