Nakpangi Thomas, PhD, LPC, TITC-CT

Nakpangi Thomas, PhD, LPC, TITC-CT


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

Area of Focus:

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


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

Nakpangi’s Recent Articles

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.

Online Publications

  • Thomas, N. (2019). The experiences of counseling graduate students who participated in professional legislative advocacy training. ProQuest. ISBN: 9780438971912
  • Thomas, N. (2017). Heroes and heroines interview: Mark Young, Ph.D. Chi Sigma Iota, International.
  • Thomas, N. (2017). Heroes and heroines interview: Mark Pope, Ph. D. Chi Sigma Iota, International.
  • Thomas, N. (2015). Movie Review: Anger management. Chi Sigma Iota International.

Books Published