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Kimberly Thompson, PhD - Fielding Graduate University. Lubbock, TX, US

Kimberly Thompson, PhD Kimberly Thompson, PhD

Adjunt Faculty - School of Leadership Studies | Fielding Graduate University


Clinical Psychologist, Specializing in Developmental Psychopathology and Individual Differences




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Kimberly Thompson, PhD, is a clinical psychologist involved in a variety of professional activities related to perinatal anxiety and mood disorders, parenting, women in life transitions, support for mothers, the integration of psychosocial and medical care, rural populations, cognitive-behavioral therapies, and personal construct psychology/constructivism. Dr. Thompson has been married to Charles D. Thompson (MD, FACOG) since 1985. They have four children and four grandchildren.

Industry Expertise (7)

Education/Learning Mental Health Care Research Social Services Women Health and Wellness Professional Training and Coaching

Areas of Expertise (14)

Maternal Depression Relationships Stress Life Transitions Parenting and Grandparenting Coping With Medical Conditions Pregnancy and Postpartum Issues Perinatal Women Children Ages 0-5 Psychotherapy Psychological Assessment Parent Coaching Writing Workshops and Seminars

Education (2)

Fielding Graduate University: PhD, Clinical Psychology 2013

Abilene Christian University: MS, Clinical Psychology 2005

Affiliations (7)

  • Constructivist Psychology Network
  • Covenant Health Systems-Lubbock TX
  • Lubbock/South Plains Psychological Association : Coordinator
  • Midwife Cottage-Lubbock TX : Educator (begins Fall 2016)
  • National Register of Health Service Psychologists
  • American Psychological Association : Member
  • Texas Psychological Association : Member

Media Appearances (2)

It’s all in your head (and your body): How longstanding mental habits can lead to postpartum depression

(2016) Webinar presentation, Praeclarus Press  online

Postpartum depression

Thought patterns, relationship patterns, and postpartum depression

(2015) Seminar presentation, GOLD Perinatal Online Conference  online

Postpartum depression

Event Appearances (4)

Optimizing surgical performance

(2016) Didactic presentation: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology  Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Lubbock, TX

Perfect Mothers Get Depressed

(2015) Presentation, Praeclarus Press  Amarillo, TX

Collaborative care in a rural obstetrics and gynecology clinic: A work in progress

(2014) Seminar presentation, Lone Star Psychology Internship Consortium  University of Texas Health Science Center, Tyler, TX

When our roots clip our wings: Thoughts, relationships, and postpartum depression

(2014) Grand rounds  Texas Tech University Health Science Center - Permian Basin

Articles (2)

Depressive cognitions, maternal attitudes, and postnatal depression (2014) Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 32(1), 70-82.

Co-written with Bendell, D.
This article was one of the top three articles downloaded from this journal in 2014, according to its publisher, Taylor & Francis.

Staying (mentally) healthy in winter (2013) "Drug-Free Greenville," Greenville Herald-Banner

Seasonal depression