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Chaplain (MAJOR) Laird "CHAP" Thompson

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Columbia Psychology Healing Center, LLC



1900 North Providence Road suite 327, Columbia, MO 65202, USA

Chaplain (MAJOR) Laird "CHAP" Thompson, U.S. Army Retired 1991-2017 is an Ordained & Endorsed Full Gospel Army and Health Care Chaplain with Chaplaincy Full Gospel Churches and has 28 years of ministry and leadership experience in the U.S. Army, Civilian Ministries,and Healthcare Organizations. He graduated from Oklahoma State University ROTC program in 1999 with a BA in Psychology Counseling. As a Chaplain Candidate in the Missouri Army National Guard, he earned a Masters of Divinity from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary in 2007. CHAP has served in Army chapels in Germany, Kosovo, Korea, and US Bases. His civilian ministries include: First United Methodist Church of Tulsa, OK, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship at OK. St., Evangel Temple Church & Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MO. where he completed Residency of 4 Units in Clinical Pastoral Education to earn the Army Special Skill Identifier R7- Hospital Chaplain. He's ministered 8 years Clinically in 3 hospitals and 2 hospice companies. Chaplain Thompson was selected as the 2012 Hospice Health Care Champion by the Springfield Business Journal. Chap is currently an Elder at Destiny Point Church and Associate Staff Chaplain at Missouri University Healthcare Center in Columbia, MO. He is married to Dr. Emily Crawford-Thompson, and has two sons, Levi 18 and Isaiah 16 from a previous marriage. Chap works with ages 12 and up, and offers Life Coaching and Pastoral Care sessions at Columbia Psychology Healing Center Laird "CHAP" Thompson, M.Div - ( . Discounted Private Pay rates are available for First Responders, Veterans, and Students. Schedule a free telephone consultation to find out if Chap is a good fit for you. Telehealth appointments available. Chap is an expert in Resiliency, Suicide Prevention Training and Healing of the Soul through Spiritual Care

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Pro Bono?

Sliding Scale?

Services Offered 

faith based clinician

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