Laura Thompson, PhD, LPC

Dr. Laura Thompson, PhD, LPC, has worked with students in university settings, both nationally and internationally, since 1994. She holds a master’s degree in counseling from the University of Nevada, Reno, and a PhD in counseling and counselor education from Syracuse University. While at Syracuse, Laura also completed a certificate of advanced studies in addiction studies. Prior to completing her doctoral work, Laura spent seven years working in Europe with college students attending study programs there. She has worked on three Semester at Sea voyages (most recently as a counselor on the spring 2019 voyage). In addition to serving as one of SIT’s mental health consultants, Laura is a licensed professional counselor in Denver, Colorado, and is a co-founder of P3 Mental Health Advisors. She also teaches graduate courses in counseling for several universities.   


  • PhD, Syracuse University
  • MA, University of Nevada, Reno
Laura Thompson, PhD, LPC

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