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Thank you for your service, Thom!
Thom (Tom) Lolley

 

Thom (pronounced “Tom”) brings a unique, eclectic dynamic to the counseling relationship. With more than 30 years of experience working directly with crisis management and disaster response, trauma, and recovery, Thom has a passion to serve individuals, couples, and families seeking to overcome past hurts and hang ups, to make sense of their past, and to reengage life with a sense of hope and purpose for the future.

 

He has sought out specialized training to help clients understand the trauma-related origins of personal problem behaviors and to guide them in learning to cope with distressing or unhelpful thoughts and feelings. ​

Life experiences as a husband, father, retired law enforcement officer/commander, and Disabled American Veteran, filtered through a Christian worldview, have informed his unique perspectives on crisis, trauma, and recovery.

As a Licensed Professional Counselor-Associate, Mr. Lolley is under the direct supervision of Board Approved Supervior, Sonya Heckler Cheyne, PhD, LPC-S, NCC.

Education

  • M.A., Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC)(CACREP accredited)

  • M.A., Human Services Counseling: Life Coaching, Community Care and Counseling

  • B.S., Criminal Justice

Licensure

  • Licensed Professional Counselor – Associate

Professional Memberships

  • American  Counseling Association  (ACA)

  • American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC)

Certifications and Trainings

  • Qualified Mental Health Provider - Community Service (QMHP-CS)

  • Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Practitioner

  • Trauma Healing Certification

  • Trauma Informed Care Certification

  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Certification

Areas of Interest

  • Veterans and service members

  • First responders

  • LEOs

  • Trauma

  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

  • Parent training

Populations Served

  • Children

  • Adolescents

  • Adults

  • Couples

  • Families

Theoretical Approaches

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) New Beck

  • Recovery-Oriented CBT (CT-R)

  • Trauma Focused-CBT (TF-CBT)

  • Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) (TCU/Purvis)

  • EMDR for Couples

  • Families​

Clinical Experience

  • Children & adolescents:

    • At-Risk Youth

    • Youth with mental and behavioral health concerns

  • Families

  • YES Waiver Program

  • Trauma informed care provider​

  • Crisis management

  • Disaster response

  • First responder

  • Service member

Non-Clinical Experience

  • Captain & Commander, Retired, Dallas County Sheriff's Department

  • U.S. Army / Texas Army National Guard; Disabled American Veteran