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Suzan Thompson

  • Suzan Thompson
  • Research Associate Professor
  • Counseling & Human Services
  • 165-12 Education Building
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-6202
  • skthomps@odu.edu
  • Suzan Thompson, Ph.D., LPC is a licensed professional counselor, who brings a wealth of experience in career development, mental health counseling and supervision to the program.
  • Education

    University of Virginia, 1995
    Major: Counselor Education and Supervision
    Degree: Ph. D.
    University of Virginia, 1986
    Major: Counselor Education
    Degree: M.Ed.
    University of Virginia, 1983
    Major: Psychology
    Degree: B.A.
  • Research Interests

    Complementary & Alternative Therapies Energy Psychology
  • Licensures and Certifications

    EMDR Level 1 Practitioner
    Date Obtained: 2011-01-01
    Jumpmaster, Parachute, Inc.
    Sponsoring Organization: National Career Services Organization
    Date Obtained: 2005-05-01
    Critical Incident Stress Management I & II
    Sponsoring Organization: International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
    Date Obtained: 2001-08-01
    Substance Abuse Counselor Training II
    Sponsoring Organization: State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
    Date Obtained: 1997-01-01
    Certified Ropes/Challenge Course Facilitator
    Sponsoring Organization: College of William and Mary
    Date Obtained: 1991-01-01
    Licensed Professional Counselor
    Sponsoring Organization: Virginia
    Expiration Date: 2013-06-30
    Distance Certified Counselor
    Sponsoring Organization: National Board for Certified Counselors
    Expiration Date: 2010-08-31
    Approved Clinical Supervisor
    Expiration Date: 2009-02-28
    National Certified Counselor
    Sponsoring Organization: National Board for Certified Counselors
    Expiration Date: 2007-12-31
  • 2012: Crocs Cares, Oprah/Crocs
  • 2010: Outstanding Faculty Support, Chi Sigma Iota
  • 2009: Certificate of Excellence, Norfolk Community Services Board, Board of Directors
  • 2007: Outstanding Program Supervisor, SACES
  • 2006: Among the Best Counselor's, Psychology Today
  • 2005: Reader's Choice Award for Best Counseling Center, Tidewater Women's Magazine
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Norfolk Community Services Board/ODU Counseling Center
    Sponsoring Organization: Norfolk Community Services Board
    Date: September, 2008
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Thompson, S. K.; Remley Jr., T. P.
    Modeling and testing complex of chromatin-associated proteins in cancer celld
    Sponsoring Organization: ODU Office of Research
    Date: January, 2007 - February, 2008
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Hentosh, P.; Peffley, D.; Hatcher, P. G.; Thompson, S. K.; Bonchev, D.