Nakpangi Thomas, PhD, LPC, TITC-CT

Nakpangi Thomas PhD, LPC, TITC-CT

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Licensed Professional Counselor for the State of Michigan
  • Clinical Traumatologist
  • Critical Incident Stress Management

Professional Background

Dr. Nakpangi Thomas is a licensed professional counselor for the State of Michigan with over 25 years of experience working in the counseling profession. She obtained her designation in clinical traumatologist in 2017. Dr. Thomas is an adjunct professor at Southern New Hampshire University. Shes has presented professional on various mental health issues from childhood adversity, human trafficking, telecounseling, substance abuse, mindfulness, and more. She has held various leadership in the field of counseling and is an active member of the American Counseling Associate, Association for Humanistic Counseling, Counselors for Social Justice, and Chi Sigma Iota Honors Society.

Dr. Thomas has also advocated for the counseling profession, human rights, women’s rights, fair housing, as well as poverty, and criminal justice reform. In her spare time, she volunteers for local community organizations and serves as a board for several local organizations.


Ph.D., Counseling Education & Supervision, specialty in Trauma & Crisis Counseling, Walden University
M.S., Mental Health Counseling, University of Phoenix

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Areas of Focus

Nakpangi Thomas, PhD, LPC, TITC-CT, specializes in trauma counseling and crisis intervention with over 25 years of experience. As an advocate and leader in the counseling profession, she empowers clients to navigate through life’s challenges with resilience and hope.

Nakpangi Thomas utilizes a number of therapeutic approaches, including:

  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Grief Counseling
  • Anxiety
  • Schizophrenia
  • Mood Disorders
  • Depression
  • AD/HD
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Terminal Illness
  • Existential Crisis
  • Critical Incident Debriefing
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Relapse Prevention
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