Ginny Thompson

Ginny Thompson, LPC, RYT500 is a licensed professional counselor and 500-hour certified yoga teacher. After completing her Masters degree in Professional Counseling in 2011 at Georgia State University she focused her clinical work in psychological trauma and play therapy in Boston. Training with Bessel van dor Kolk, MD and his faculty at the Justice Resource Institute inspired further study and integration of the mind-body connection to heal trauma induced emotional and physical pain. Ginny joined the psychology team at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorder Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta in 2014 where she has provided psychological support services to patients and families living with primarily a cancer or sickle cell disease diagnosis. She further developed her mind-body skills living and working at a yoga retreat center in Sweden and a yoga school in Baja California Sur, Mexico providing mindfulness, yoga and therapeutic support services. Ginny currently lives in Atlanta and provides counseling and yoga services primarily through her private practice, Dharma Counseling and Yoga while continuing to support patients at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.     

Ginny’s creative healing: playing the harmonium and guitar, singing Kirtan music, and yoga