Emily Crawford-Thompson, Ph.D
Columbia Psychology Healing Center LLC
1900 N. Providence Road, Suite 327, Columbia, MO 65202
Dr. Emily Crawford-Thompson, Ph.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over twelve years’ experience in psychological evaluations and counseling with ages 16 and older. She is well known in Columbia, Missouri as a trusted and compassionate psychologist with impeccable work that both providers and clients respect. Dr. Emily completed her internship and postdoctoral training at the Harry S Truman VA hospital, taught graduate assessment courses at Stephens College for several years, and worked in community mental health for almost 11 years before opening Columbia Psychology Healing Center in June 2020. She supervises providers for licensure, and has facilitated peer supervision for many years.
Dr. Emily enjoys helping trauma survivors, and offers Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), an evidence-based treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Dr. Emily also offers continuing education workshops for mental health providers on various topics including CPT, assessment in counseling, and Autism in adults. In addition to individual counseling, Dr. Emily also offers group counseling for trauma survivors and their families. Dr. Emily is inspired by the resilience of the human spirit, and she specializes in helping to foster resilience from a variety of traumatic experiences. She has experience helping people recover from a wide range of traumatic events including sexual assault/abuse, physical abuse, emotional/verbal abuse, neglect, domestic violence, combat, and other traumas.
Dr. Emily also offers comprehensive psychological evaluations to determine diagnoses and treatment recommendations for a range of issues including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and mood, anxiety, and thought disorders. She is trained in the ADOS-2 (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule), MIGDAS-2, and other measures to assess for Autism Spectrum Disorder. She offers IQ testing and Learning Disorder testing, and evaluates independent living skills to provide concrete information about what kind of help individuals need to be more independent and enjoy their best quality of life. She also does evaluations to determine readiness to participate in bariatric surgery, spinal cord stimulator, and transplant procedures. Evaluations include a comprehensive written report with thorough, specific, and detailed recommendations for treatment and services, tailored to individual needs, and emphasizing strengths. Feedback includes a thorough discussion of results in which you are encouraged to ask questions and share your feelings about direction moving forward.
You are a unique and complex individual wonderfully created to do amazing things. It is Dr. Emily’s passion to get to know you through a thorough and collaborative process that facilitates your healing journey to your true identity. You deserve more than just a surface look at what makes you YOU.
Under PSYPACT, Dr. Emily offers telehealth in several states including Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
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Individual and group counseling and psychological evaluations for ages 16 and older.