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Grayson Thompson Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

He / Him / His

Clinically Supervised

VerifiedOffers Online Therapy
Acepting new clientsCash Pay Only
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General Office Hours

In Pacific Time

Mondayfrom 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
ThursdayClosed
Fridayfrom 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

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Under Clinical Supervision

Grayson Thompson, Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, 136749 is practicing under the supervision of Alo Johnston (California, LMFT, 109429) at Pershing Square Therapy.

Please, note: A clinician listed as being “clinically supervised” is completing clinical hours toward their licensure. They have one or more fully licensed clinical supervisors that often have special training to become supervisors. They consult with their supervisor(s) on all of their cases, which means that, when working with them, you are getting the time and expertise of multiple therapists in your treatment.

If you could pick one movie or book that influenced your approach to therapy, what would it be and why?

The film, "Good Will Hunting" with Robin Williams and Matt Damon. Minus the obvious boundary crossing (I remember a physical tussle); I think the film was a beautiful introspection on what it feels like to be stuck, going through the motions, and the challenges of initiating change in life. I think it also does a great job of showing how a strong therapeutic alliance can help people address their barriers to change, fears, and presenting challenging/symptoms.

What would be important for someone to know about working with you?

I believe in and practice anti-racist, anti-oppressive, and body positive clinical treatment. I believe in work that centers the ability for clients to access freedom and joy. I believe in helping clients access play and humor in their live and in therapy. While Pershing Square Therapy does not accept insurances directly, your insurance may have out-of-network (OON) benefits, which means that they may support the cost of our services. We also offer sliding scale fees for therapy services to the standard rate.

What’s the most profound, insightful, or interesting thing you’ve learned as a mental health professional?

"There is so much life after survival." - Buddy Wakefield

Identity

Gender

Transgender

Ethnicity

Black/African American

Sexuality

Queer

Group Identities

BIPOC, LGBTQIA+

Specialties

Sexuality Based Issues

Race & Cultural Identity

Adoption & foster care

Gender identity & transgender health

Life transitions

General Expertise

Depression

Anxiety

Loss/Grief

Addiction

Parenting issues

Trauma

Couples

Fees

First Session$150
Marriage & Couples Counseling$175
Individual Therapy$150
Child Counseling$150

Types of Therapy

Marriage & Couples Counseling

Individual Therapy

Child Counseling

Clientele

Parents

Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Person-Centered Therapy

Feminist Therapy

Psychodynamic Therapy

Training / Certifications

Certified Geek Therapist, Geek Therapeutics

Changes in World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) Standards of Care: Adolescent and Family Assessment (2023), Understanding the Mental Health Professional’s Role: Puberty Blockers and Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy (2023)

Applying the Hero’s Journey, Archetype Systems, and Play Therapy in Video Games - Let's Play Therapy Institute (2023)

Synergetic Play Therapy Institute: Working with Adopted Children in Play Therapy (2023), Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in Play Therapy (2023), Neuroception of Safety in the Playroom (2023)

Parent-Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT) for Traumatized Children Online, UC Davis (2022)

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – Online, Medical University of South Carolina (2021)

Education

Alliant International University, Master of Arts, Couples & Family Therapy, 2022

Mills College, Master of Arts, Educational Leadership, 2017

Experiences of transgender and nonbinary students in single-gender college Fixed vs. Growth Mindset in education Accessibility (IEPs/504s)

University of South Florida, Bachelor of Arts, English, concentration in Creative Writing, 2015

University of South Florida, Bachelor of Arts, Women's & Gender Studies, 2015

Work History

I currently split my time between a group private practice where I provide telehealth services and a nonprofit mental health organization local to my area providing school-based therapy, community mental health programming, grant management, and trainings. Prior to these current experiences, I have worked at the county level in mental health providing therapy and case management to young people and families impacted by the foster care system and foster-to-adopt systems. I've worked with adults (including couples and families) diagnosed or impacted with intellectual and developmental disabilities and mental health challenges; most of clients being on the Autism Spectrum and/or neurodiverse. Both of these experiences were in Sonoma County. Prior to Sonoma County, I have provided services in the Bay Area (East Bay and San Francisco) in school-based therapy as well as nonprofit therapy working with teens, adults, couples, and groups.

Online Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions About Grayson Thompson, AMFT

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Grayson Thompson, AMFT, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Grayson Thompson accepting new clients?

Yes, Grayson Thompson is accepting new clients for online therapy in California.

Does Grayson Thompson accept insurance?

No, Grayson Thompson does not accept insurance.

What types of therapy does Grayson Thompson offer?

Grayson Thompson offers therapy for children, couples and individuals.

Does Grayson Thompson offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in California can book Grayson Thompson for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does Grayson Thompson offer online therapy?

Yes, Grayson Thompson offers online therapy via video sessions to people in California.

How quickly can I see Grayson Thompson?

Grayson Thompson typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Grayson Thompson speak?

Grayson Thompson conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Grayson Thompson online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Grayson Thompson online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.